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Chicago White Sox: The Early Years

Test your baseball knowledge of the Chicago White Sox: The Early Years.  Get up to bat in this FUN Baseball Trivia quiz.  "Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

Trivia powered by ABE1) The team began as the minor league Cornhuskers and played in the Western League.  What was the city?

  • Sioux City
  • Kansas City
  • Dodge City
  • Iowa City

2) Who bought the Cornhuskers team and transferred it to Saint Paul, Minnesota, where it enjoyed some success over the next five seasons?

  • John Daley
  • Charles Comiskey
  • Pete Fountain
  • Elliott Ness

3) Where year did they move from Saint Paul, Minnesota to Chicago?

  • 1898
  • 1899
  • 1900
  • 1901

4) There were eight charter teams in 1901, the league's first year as a major league.  Who was NOT an American League charter team?

  • Baltimore Orioles
  • Boston Americans
  • Cleveland Blues
  • Kansas City Royals

5) Who was the manager of the 1901 Chicago White Stockings?

  • Bill Polan
  • Henry Morgan
  • Clark Griffith
  • Earl Morale

6) In 1901, where did the Chicago White Stockings play their home games?

  • Weber Stadium
  • Bush Field
  • South Side Park
  • North Side Park

7) May 9, 1901: Earl Moore of the Cleveland Blues threw the first no-hitter in the history of the American League.  Chicago beat the Blues by a score of 4-2 despite not having one hit.

  • True or False?

8) Who in 133 games, with 521 at bats, hit .311 for Chicago?

  • Pop Foster
  • Dummy Hoy
  • Fielder Jones
  • Herm McFarland

9) How many Chicago White Stockings games did they win in 1901?

  • 83
  • 79
  • 74
  • 68

10) The last game of the 1901 season was on September 27 at the Washington Senators. Chicago beat Washington 6 to 4.

  • True or False?

Check Your Answers

Chicago White Sox: The Early Years [Answers]

  1. Iowa City
  2. Charles Comiskey
  3. 1900
  4. Kansas City Royals
  5. Clark Griffith
  6. South Side Park
  7. True
  8. Fielder Jones
  9. 83
  10. True

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