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Take the Perfect Game Quiz We dare you!
Perfect Game Staff        
Published: Wednesday, May 04, 2005

Question #1 - What do the following 2004 high school draft picks have in common?

Phillip Hughes (1st rd) pick #23 Yankees, Foothill HS, California.
Matt Tuiasosopo (3rd rd) pick #93 Mariners, Woodinville HS, Washington
Joe Bauserman (4th rd) pick # 112 Pirates, Lincoln HS, Florida
Louis Marson (4th rd) pick #122 Phillies, Coronado HS, Arizona
Jeff Schoenbachler (5th rd) pick #151, Reno HS, Nevada

Hints:

There were 16 high school players drafted in the 2004 first round
There were 6 high school players drafted in the 2004 second round.
There were 12 high school players drafted in the 2004 third round.
There were 13 high school players drafted in the 2004 fourth round.
There were 10 high school players drafted in the 2004 fifth round.
Total of 57 high school players drafted in the first five rounds.
52 of those 57 players had attended Perfect Game events.

Answer: The five players listed above were the only 2004 high school draft picks who had not attended a PG event.

Question #2 - What do the following 2004 College 1st round draft picks have in common?

Jeremy Sowers (1st rd) pick #6 Indians, Vanderbilt
Wade Townsend (1st rd) pick #8 Orioles, Rice
Thomas Diamond (1st rd) pick #10 Rangers, New Orleans
Stephen Drew (1st rd) pick #15 D'Backs, Florida Stae
David Purcey (1st rd) pick #16 Bluejays, Oklahoma
Chris Lambert (1st rd) pick #19 Cardinals, Boston College
Landon Powell (1st rd) pick #24 A's, South Carolina
Taylor Tankersley (1st rd) pick #27 Marlins, Alabama

Answer: They all attended Perfect Game events


30 (multiple choice)
Questions Answers are at the end. You should be able to get all 25 correct if you're familiar with Perfect Game


1. How many former Perfect Game attendees were on the eight rosters that played in the 2004 NCAA DI World Series in Omaha?

A - 0
B - 8
C - 75
D - 155

2. How many former PG attendees were drafted by MLB clubs in June 2004?

A - 50
B - 100
C - 200
D - 533

3. In the past three years how many former PG attendees have been drafted by MLB clubs in the annual June draft?

A - 50
B - 100
C - 200
D - Over 1,300

4. In the past three years how many PG attendees have been selected in the first round by MLB clubs in the June draft?

A - 10
B - 20
C - 30
D - 66

5. How many high school players who did not attend a PG event were drafted in the first three rounds last year?

A - 20
B - 15
C - 10
D - 1

6. How many players who were drafted in the first five rounds last year (161 players total) were not ranked by Perfect Game and Prospects Plus?

A - 80
B - 40
C - 20
D - 0

7. How many Latin players have signed Free Agent contracts with MLB clubs after attending a Perfect Game event?

A - 0
B - 5
C - 10
D - Over 50

8. How many Texas high school players were drafted in the top 5 rounds last year who did not attend a PG event?

A - 10
B - 7
C - 3
D - 0

9. Twelve Florida high school players were drafted in the top 5 rounds last year. How many did not attend a PG event?

A - 10
B - 7
C - 3
D - 1

10. Twelve California high school players were drafted in the top 5 rounds last year. How many did not attend a PG event?

A - 10
B - 7
C - 3
D - 1

11. How many first round picks have come from the PG Northeast Top Prospect Showcase in Wareham Massachusetts in the past three years?

A - 0
B - 2
C - 4
D - 7

12. How many first round picks have come out of the past three Perfect Game National Showcases?

A - 5
B - 10
C - 20
D - 42

13. How many total draft picks have come out of the past three PG National Showcases?

A - 25
B - 50
C - 100
D - 278

14. Perfect Game events produce how many draft picks compared to other Showcase events?

A - About the same as others
B - About the same as the other large national events
C - More than any of the others
D - More than all the others put together

15. Perfect Game events produce how many college players compared to other Showcase events?

A - About the same as others
B - About the same as the other large national events
C - More than any of the others
D - More than all the others put together

16. Perfect Game writes reports on how many players each year?

A - 200
B - 500
C - 1,000
D - Over 3,500

17. Last year the Perfect Game database had information on how many high school players?

A - 500
B - 1,000
C - 5,000
D - Over 50,000

18. This year the Perfect Game database will have information on how many players?

A - 5,000
B - 25,000
C - 50, 000
D - Over 200,000

19. It will cost Perfect Game how much to sponsor other events and to do their 2005 schedule?

A - $150,000
B - $500,000
C - $1 million
D - $3.5 million

20. Perfect Game has it's own Committee of Major League Scouting Directors. How many of the 30 MLB Scouting Directors are on that committee?

A - 4
B - 6
C - 10
D - 18

21. The Biggest Scouting Attraction in all of baseball is?

A - The Area Code Games
B - The Team One National
C - Tournament of Stars
D - Perfect Game World Wood Bat Championship

22. The PG/BA WWBA World Championship in October has how many MLB scouts, college recruiters and agent/advisors attend?

A - 100
B - 200
C - 300
D - Nearly 700

23. Who is the official selection group for the nationally televised AFLAC Classic?

A - Major League Baseball
B - Major League Scouting Bureau
C - A committee of baseball scouting experts
D - Perfect Game

24. It has been estimated that at the current rate how many former PG attendees will be playing in the Major Leagues by 2008?

A - 50
B - 100
C - 200
D - More than half of all the MLB players

25. The governing organization that produces the most players drafted and playing Div I baseball is?

A - AAU
B - USSSA
C - American Legion
D - Perfect Game's WWBA

26. How many former PG players were drafted in the first 5 rounds of the 2004 draft?

A - 10
B - 20
C - 30
D - 111

27. Of the first 11 picks of the 2004 draft how many had attended Perfect Game events?

A - 0
B - 2
C - 5
D - 10

28. Of the first 100 players selected in the 2004 draft how many had attended Perfect Game events?

A - 10
B - 20
C - 30
D - 75

29. What percentage of players drafted out of high school had attended Perfect Game events.

A - 10%
B - 20%
C - 30%
D - 89%

30. What percentage of players drafted out of high school have been ranked by Perfect Game and Prospects Plus?

A - 10%
B - 25%
C - 50%
D - 98%

Answers: In case you weren't sure

The correct answer to all 30 questions is D

If you got them all right, you are a knowledgeable PG person.


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