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St. Louis Cardinals: 1882 Season (Brown Stockings)

Test your baseball knowledge of the St. Louis Cardinals: 1882 Season (Brown Stockings).  Get up to bat in this FUN Baseball Trivia quiz.  "Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

Trivia powered by ABE1) Christian Friedrich (or Frederick) Wilhelm von der Ahe was a German-American entrepreneur, best known as the owner of the St. Louis Brown Stockings of the American Association, now known as the St. Louis Cardinals.

  • True or False?

2) Who was the team’s manager?

  • Nat Bundy
  • Norman Caylor
  • Bobby Cox
  • Ned Cuthbert

3) The Brown Stockings played at Cardinal’s Park.

  • True or False?

4) Who lead the team in hitting with a .288 batting average?

  • Charles Comiskey
  • Jack Gleason
  • Bill Gleason
  • Bill Smiley

5) On Tuesday, May 2, St. Louis won the season opener 9 - 7. Who did they play?

  • Baltimore Orioles
  • Louisville Eclipse
  • Philadelphia Athletics
  • Pittsburg Alleghenys

6) Who was the St. Louis pitcher with 25 wins and 18 losses during the 1882 season?

  • John Doyle
  • Eddie Hogan
  • Jumbo McGinnis
  • John Schappert

7) What was the 1882 Brown Stockings longest winning streak?

  • 3
  • 5
  • 7
  • 5

8) Charles Albert "The Old Roman" Comiskey was a Major League Baseball player, manager and team owner. He was a key person in the formation of the American League and later owned the Chicago White Sox. Comiskey Park, Chicago's storied baseball stadium, was built under his guidance and named for him. In 1882, he was the starting first baseman for St. Louis.

  • True or False?

9) In 1882, who lead the St. Louis in home runs with 7?

  • Harry McCaffery
  • Bobby Mitchell
  • George Seward
  • Oscar Walker

10) The Brown Stockings played in the American Association where they posted a 37-43 record during the season and finished in 5th place.

  • True or False?


St. Louis Cardinals: 1882 Season (Brown Stockings)

  1. True
  2. Ned Cuthbert
  3. False. The Brown Stockings played at Sportsman's Park.
  4. Bill Gleason
  5. Louisville Eclipse
  6. Jumbo McGinnis
  7. 5
  8. True
  9. Oscar Walker
  10. True

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