字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 >> Coming up, it's a special High School Quiz Show Baseball Edition, with the American League All-Stars... (cheers and applause) ... taking on the National League All-Stars. (cheers and applause) That's next on High School Quiz Show! >> You can file a claim. You can pay your bill. Safety's mobile app helps you manage life's storms. For your auto, home and business. Ask an independent agent about Safety Insurance. >> Hi, everybody. Welcome to first ever High School Quiz Show Baseball Edition. I'm Billy Costa, your host. And today's show features two all-star teams made up of students nominated by schools or coaches for their knowledge about America's favorite pastime. All questions in this show are about baseball. And each team will be led by a very distinguished manager. And before we meet the teams and their managers, it's time for you folks at home to grab your mobile phone or tablet so you can play along with us live, right now. And all you have to do is log on at highschoolquizshow.org/ playlive. Now, for today's matchup we have the American League All-Stars taking on the National League All-Stars. Let's get right to it and meet the teams. Representing the American League we have Anagh from Ipswich High School, Gabriel from New Mission High School, in Hyde Park, Brian from Holbrook Junior/Senior High School and Paige from Boston Latin School. And their manager, the voice of the Boston Red Sox on NESN, Don Orsillo! >> Hey, guys. Let's go, guys, do it! >> Wow! >> Winning time, winning time. >> American League! >> Representing the National League we have Chris from Swampscott High School, Justin from Boston Latin Academy, Aaron from Natick High School, and Joe from Waltham High School. And their manager, baseball reporter for ESPN Boston, Gordon Edes! >> What's up, fellows? Let's do it. >> Let's hear it, National League! Okay, the competition has four rounds-- a toss-up, a head-to-head, a category round, and a lightning round. We start with the toss-up round. All answers are worth ten points, and there are no point deductions for any wrong answers. You will need to wait for the complete question to be read before you can buzz in. And before we actually start the game, any final words of advice from the coaches? Don, how about you, the American League? >> Yeah, the American League. Let's think about the Boston Red Sox and what they did in 2013. They started off tough in spring training. Nobody expected a lot. And we expect a lot from you. Let's go. Fire up. (cheers and applause) >> Gordon Edes, you're heading up the National League. What do you think? >> National League team, I saw those chest thumps during introductions. I know you guys aren't lacking in any confidence whatsoever. Act like you've been here before. Trust your knowledge. Respect your opponents. And kick some butt. (cheers and applause) >> Oh, man. I have to tell you, Gordon Edes brought his game face today. He was trying to psyche out Don in the green room. We'll see how it all goes. All right, if everybody's ready to play the game, Let's go. What summer resort village in New York is home to the Baseball Hall of Fame? Yes, Joe? >> Cooperstown. >> Correct. The beards on the 2013 Boston Red Sox are already legendary. What first baseman earned the nickname "the ringleader of the beards"? Yes, Justin? >> Jonny Gomes. >> No. American League? Yes, Anagh? >> Mike Napoli. >> Yes. More balls go to what defensive position than any other? Yes, Anagh? >> First base. >> No. National League, yes? >> Aaron? >> Shortstop. >> Yes. In 1920, the Red Sox sold Babe Ruth's contract for $100,000 dollars to what team that had never won a World Championship? Yes, Brian? >> The New York Yankees. >> That is correct. Atomic number 13 refers to what chemical element used to make metal baseball bats? Yes, Joe? >> Carbon. >> No. American League? Brian? >> Composite. >> No, aluminum is the answer. No, you only get one shot over there, okay, National League? Okay. (laughter) Okay, the next question is going to be on your video screens, and it's the guy who came to Boston and brought the Red Sox to a World Series his first year on the job. Hi, I'm John Farrell, manager of the Boston Red Sox. Here's my question. Named after a former major league pitcher, what surgery for injured elbow ligament is common among baseball players? >> Yes, Anagh? >> Tommy John. >> Yes. Red Sox anthems "Tessie" and "I'm Shipping Up to Boston" were recorded by what Celtic punk band from Quincy, Mass.? Yes, Gabriel? >> Dropkick Murphys. >> Yes, that's correct. The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League was formed during what 20th-century conflict? Yes, Joe? >> World War II. >> Yes. In 2013, what Red Sox center fielder signed a seven-year $153 million contract with the Yankees? Chris? >> Jacoby Ellsbury. >> Yes. What Civil War hero who fired the first shot in defense of Fort Sumter was falsely credited as the inventor of baseball in 1907? Chris? >> Abner Doubleday. >> Yes. What team that played at Ebbets Field is notable for signing Jackie Robinson as the first black player in the modern Major Leagues? Yes, Aaron? >> The Dodgers. >> Yes. Baseball bats have a center of percussion where the impact with the ball, as felt by the hands, is minimized. It's commonly known as what spot? Yes, Justin? >> The sweet spot. >> The sweet spot is right. In the 2013 Boston mayoral election, most of the 560 write-in votes were for what Red Sox player? Yes, Joe? >> David Ortiz. >> Yes. In 1989, who became the only person to hit a major league home run and score an NFL touchdown in the same week? Was it A, Deion Sanders, B, Michael Jordan, C, Bo Jackson? Yes, Anagh? >> Bo Jackson. >> No. National League, you want to take a shot? Aaron? >> Deion Sanders. >> Deion Sanders is right. By the way, also the only person to ever play in both the World Series and the Super Bowl. In 2013, more than one quarter of Major League players were born outside the U.S. What country contributes more foreign-born players than any other? >> Yes, Aaron? >> Dominican Republic. >> Yes. When Daisuke Matsuzaka joined the Red Sox in 2007, much was written about what supposedly new pitch thrown with a spiral-like spin and sudden drop? >> Yes, Joe? >> Gyroball. >> Yes. What famous poem by Ernest Thayer ends with the line, "But there is no joy in Mudville-- mighty Casey has struck out"? Chris? >> Casey at the Bat. >> Yes. In 2004, what Japanese-born player broke George Sisler's 84-year record for most hits in a single season? Yes, Gabriel? >> Ichiro Suzuki. >> Right. Game seven of the 1986 World Series was one of the most-watched games in history. The Red Sox lost to what team? Yes, Joe? >> Montreal Expos. >> No. American League? >> Brian? >> New York Mets. >> Yes. In what year did Jackie Robinson break the Major League color barrier? Was it A, 1937, B, 1947, C, 1957? And Aaron? >> 1947. >> Correct. Next question is going to be up on the video screen, a very special guest. Pay close attention. >> Hi, I'm Will Middlebrooks, third baseman with the Boston Red Sox. Here's my question. When a pitcher releases the ball, what large three-headed muscle on the back of the upper arm provides power? Yes, Joe? >> The tricep. >> Yes. What Puerto Rican player who died in a plane crash in 1972 was the first Latino player to be inducted into the Hall of Fame? Brian? >> Roberto Clemente. >> That is correct. In 1985, who surpassed Ty Cobb's record for most career hits? Joe? >> Pete Rose. >> Yes. In 1948, what great pitcher from the Negro Leagues made his rookie appearance with the Cleveland Indians at age 42? Yes, Chris? >> Satchel Paige. >> Yes. In 1989 the Texas Rangers was sold to an investment group that included what future U.S. President? Yes, Anagh? >> George W. Bush. >> Correct.