D14E02 "Baby Needs a new pair of Shoes!" - Theme - 'MLB Picks and Trivia" - On Offense

in steemdecathlon •  10 months ago

Welcome to Day 14th of the 1ST SteemIt Decathlon! Contest: Baby Needs a new pair of Shoes

Now that its getting warmer out the hitting is warming up so the Trivia this one is about hits....

Last two Game pick contests I did not give 24hrs ... This one gives plenty of time.
Please note the 2 changes to the rules.
About Ties and Powering up rewards

So time for our 14th of the week MLB baseball themed contest...


If you have not participated in The SteemIt Decathlon check out and upvote the following Blog posts:
What it's about.


  1. Every participant must complete all the tasks in this list for their entry to be valid.
  2. If you violate any of the instructions in this list your entry will not be valid.
  3. You can only have 1 entry.
  4. If you won a prize in the last time you played in the Steem Decathlon you are required to power up AT LEAST 40% of the rewarded Steem. Please note you just are not required to keep repowering it up. You are doing this to build the community and build the Prize Pools. Considering all winners will be doing the same the Prize Pools will increase dramatically over time.
  5. Upvote and resteem this post, and follow me before you put your entry in, so we can get your friends invited, build the reward pool, and so you know when the next event winners are announced.
  6. You must make your entry prior the start of your picks first pitch.
  7. DO NOT POST YOUR ANSWERS TO THE TRIVIA HERE (automatic disqualification)
  8. Setup a Blog Post with the following Title:
    "D14E02 "Baby Needs a new pair of Shoes!" - Theme - 'MLB Picks and Trivia" - On Offense ENTRY"
  9. And set the first tag #steemdecathlon

In the post you will make a list of your 5 picks, (labeled q1 to q5) followed by the answers to the 8 Trivia Questions (labeled q6 to q13)…..

To start you need to pick 5 games from list of games this Saturday

MLB Games to pick from on Wed 2018/5/16

Visiting Team Home Team
a1Chicago Cubs @ b1Atlanta Braves
a2Chicago White Sox @ b2Pittsburgh Pirates
a3Cincinnati Reds @ b3San Francisco Giants
a4Cleveland Indians @ b4Detroit Tigers
a5Los Angeles Dodgers @ b5Miami Marlins
a6Milwaukee Brewers @ b6Arizona Diamondbacks
a7New York Yankees @ b7Washington Nationals
a8Oakland Athletics @ b8Boston Red Sox
a9Philadelphia Phillies @ b9Baltimore Orioles
a10St. Louis Cardinals @ b10Minnesota Twins
a11Tampa Bay Rays @ b11Kansas City Royals
a12Texas Rangers @ b12Seattle Mariners
a13Toronto Blue Jays @ b13New York Mets

Choose 5 game winners (Q1-Q5) use the code to represent them

For Example:
Q1) B1
Q2) a3
Q3) b7
Q4) a8
Q5) a11

Answer the following 8 questions Q6-Q13

Q6) Who was the first designated hitter (DH) to receive baseball’s Silver Slugger award?
a) Reggie Jackson
b) Hank Arron
c) Barry Bonds
d) Babe Ruth
e) Willie Mays

Q7) Who won the Homerun hitting contest 2 seasons in a row
a) Ralph Kiner
b) Lou Gehrig
c) Barry Bonds
d) Sammy Sosa
e) Prince Fielder

Q8) MLB player who appeared in the Movie Major League
a) Tom Berenger
b) Charlie Sheen
c) Bob Uecker
d) Corbin Bernsen
e) James Gammon
f) Wesley Snipes

Q9) Scored the most World Series runs.
a) Ty Cobb
b) Lou Gehrig
c) Mickey Mantel
d) Babe Ruth
e) Reggie Jackson

Q10) Was the first to get 3,000 hits after integration.
a) Pete Rose
b) Honus Wagner
c) Stan Musial
d) Carl Yastrzemski
e) Paul Molitor
f) Willie Mays
g) Al Kaline
h) Roberto Clemente

Q11) Led his league in hits for three different teams.
a) Willie Mays
b) Paul Molitor
c) Albert Puljos
d) Babe Ruth
e) Barry Bonds

Q12) Played in the most wins.
a) Lou Gehrig
b) Chipper Jones
c) Babe Ruth
d) Pete Rose
e) Nolan Ryan

Q13) Was the only batter to average 200 hits per season in his first 14 seasons.
a) Ty Cobb
b) Pete Rose
c) Derek Jeter
d) Willie Mays
e) Ichiro Suzuki

10) Make sure to only place you answers on your blog post. After you make your blog post, reply to this post with a link to your post Every correct answer and pick gets a point, rain outs win 0 points. Each point will equate to a participation point, so answer the questions to appear on the leader boards.

11) I will announce the winners by Monday evening and the reward pool distribution will come at 7 days when the upvote rewards on this post are sent to me.

12) One new rule anyone getting less than 50% right in the Answers will get participation points and contest points for the overall leaderboard, but can not win a reward for that event. Monies will be used to promote future events.

13) The top 3 places will split the reward pool for this event 50, 30 , 20 (you can only win one reward per event). If 2 players tie then the first to have posted will be set to the top position.


14) Points will be distributed as outlined in the FAQ. The winners will be announced here and the leaderboard will be on Steeminati.com after the events close. ![separatorline.jpg]()

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Amazing your post


Please get you entry in...


So where is your entry????what.jpg


lets see how you do on this one ...
you have more competition...

but that ens a bigger prize pool!


Hopefully i do better on this one. I'm excited to see the results.