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Nellie Fox

Test your baseball knowledge of Nellie Fox.  Get up to bat in this Alan's FUN Baseball Trivia quiz.  "Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

Trivia powered by ABE1) Jacob Nelson Fox was born on December 25, 1927 in St. Thomas Township, Pennsylvania.

  • True or False?

2) Fox began his career with the Philadelphia Athletics in 1947, though he was never a full-time starter during his three seasons with the team. What was the team?

  • Baltimore Orioles
  • Detroit Tigers
  • Philadelphia Athletics
  • Philadelphia Phillies

3) Who was Fox traded to the White Sox for?

  • Pitcher, Ace Cannon
  • Outfielder, Morgan Freestone
  • Third baseman, Jimmy Johnson
  • Catcher, Joe Tipton

4) He appeared in 15 All-Star games, (3-years 2 All-Star games) when was his first appearance?

  • 1950
  • 1951
  • 1952
  • 1953

5) In 1959, Fox won the American League’s Most Valuable Player award.

  • True or False?

6) Fox’s Last MLB appearance was on July 24, 1965.  Who did he play for?

  • Chicago White Sox
  • Detroit Tigers
  • Houston Astros
  • Kansas City A’s

7) What year was Fox inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame?

  • 1967
  • 1977
  • 1987
  • 1997

8) In the 1960s, who was the sporting goods company to sell a Nellie Fox model baseball glove?

  • Louisville Slugger
  • Reynolds
  • Spaulding
  • Wilson

9) Fox died of skin cancer in Baltimore, Maryland, in 1975.

  • True or False

10) Where is Nellie Fox buried?

  • Oak Ridge Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois
  • Saint Clair Cemetery, Greensburg, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
  • Saint Thomas Town Cemetery, Saint Thomas, Pennsylvania
  • Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, New York

Check Your Answers

Nellie Fox [Answers]

  1. True
  2. Philadelphia Athletics
  3. Catcher, Joe Tipton
  4. 1951
  5. True
  6. Houston Astros
  7. 1997
  8. Wilson
  9. True
  10. Saint Thomas Town Cemetery, Saint Thomas, Pennsylvania

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