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With the 2011 professional baseball season a distant memory and spring training 2012 still a few weeks away, baseball's around-the-clock television channel known as MLB Network has been angling for a new way to generate offseason ratings.

Enter Baseball IQ, MLB Network's new series all about baseball trivia.

The concept is simple: 32 participants, including a front-office staffer from all 30 MLB teams, one person from MLB.com and another from the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown compete in a tournament bracket through four rounds of MLB historical trivia, all in the name of crowning the most knowledgeable employee in all of baseball and donating a total of $190,000 to various team charities.

To determine which staffer would have the honor of representing each club, all 32 teams launched an internal trivia challenge, with the best performer winning the chance to fly to MLB Network headquarters in Secaucus, New Jersey, to participate in Baseball IQ.

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