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1872 In Major League Baseball

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1) WHO makes his debut with the New York Mutuals on April 22, 1872?

  1. Art Fleming

  2. Herb Point

  3. John Hill

  4. Candy Cummings

2) WHAT team does "Orator" Jim O'Rourke make his debut with on April 26, 1872?

  1. Brooklyn Atlantics

  2. Washington Nationals

  3. Middletown Mansfields

  4. Brooklyn Eckfords

3) On May 24, 1872 they played their last game before dropping out of the NA. P oor talent and financial difficulties combine to do in the team.
WHAT was the team?

  1. Cleveland Olympics

  2. Washington Olympics

  3. Baltimore Olympics

  4. Atlanta Olympics

4) Despite not having a team in the league in 1872, the city of Chicago hosts its first National Association game since the Great Chicago Fire as the Baltimore Canaries defeat the Cleveland Forest Citys on May 29, 1872.
WHAT was the attendance?

  1. 4,000 fans

  2. 8,000 fans

  3. 16,000 fans

  4. 32,000 fans

5) The Washington Nationals, with an 011 record, disband after losing 91 to the Baltimore Canaries.
WHAT was the date?

  1. May 26, 1872

  2. June 6, 1872

  3. June 16, 1872

  4. June 26, 1872

6) On July 9, 1872, the Brooklyn Eckfords commit a number of errors in their 153 loss to the Troy Haymakers. It is the fewest errors committed by the 011 Eckfords in a game thus far this season.
HOW many errors did they commit in the game?

  1. 9 errors

  2. 11 errors

  3. 13 errors

  4. 15 errors

7) Between July 23 and August 19, 1872, WHO many teams disbanded from the league?

  1. 1

  2. 3

  3. 6

  4. 9

8) On September 1, 1872 a left-fielder batting .295 for the Brooklyn Atlantics, drowned in New York harbor after falling from a fishing boat. He was the first active major league ballplayer to die.
WHO was the left-fielder?

  1. Al Thake

  2. Joe White

  3. John Baker

  4. James Hill

9) WHAT team clinched the pennant with a 43 win over the Brooklyn Eckfords on October 22, 1872.

  1. Middletown Mansfields

  2. Brooklyn Eckfords

  3. Washington Nationals

  4. Boston Red Stockings

10) Ross Barnes lead the National Association in hitting.
WHAT was his average?

  1. .232

  2. .332

  3. .432

  4. .532

11) WHO lead the National Association in home runs with 6?

  1. Anson Carter

  2. Lip Pike

  3. Eddie Mathews

  4. Herman Goings

12) WHO lead the National Association in wins with 38 and in ERA with 1.98?

  1. Albert Spalding

  2. George Little

  3. Clyde Reynolds

  4. Max Moore


1872 In Major League Baseball [Answers]

1) D. 2) C. 3) B. 4) A. 5) D. 6) C. 7) B. 8) A. 9) D. 10) C. 11) B 12) A.

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