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1875 In Major League Baseball

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1) The Hartford Dark Blues were caught using an illegal bat which had been whittled nearly flat on one side and painted black to conceal the altering. The bat was thrown out and the Dark Blues go on to win the game.
WHAT was the date of the bat altering?

  1. May 3, 1875

  2. May 13, 1875

  3. May 23, 1875

  4. May 30, 1875

2) They give up 20+ runs for the 5th consecutive game on May 5, 1875.
WHAT is the team?

  1. Washington Nationals

  2. Philadelphia Centennials

  3. Keokuk Westerns

  4. Brooklyn Atlantics

3) On May 11, 1875, the St. Louis Red Stockings fall to the Chicago White Stockings 1-0, the lowest scoring game ever at the time.
WHAT was game attendance?

  1. 100

  2. 200

  3. 500

  4. 1,000

4) Only 10 days after it happened for the first time, the National Association sees its second 1-0 game as Candy Cummings of the Hartford Dark Blues outduels Bobby Mathews of the New York Mutuals on May 21, 1875.
WHAT was game attendance?

  1. 500

  2. 1000

  3. 2000

  4. 4000

5) On May 22, 1875, Pud Galvin makes his debut with the St. Louis Brown Stockings. Galvin will only pitch in 8 games for St. Louis and will not be seen in the major leagues again until 1879.
Traded in mid-season 1875, WHO did he pitch for until 1879?

  1. Pittsburgh Burghers

  2. Pittsburgh Pirates

  3. Pittsburg Alleghenys

  4. St. Louis Browns

6) June 11 - George Hall of the Philadelphia Athletics, who will finish 2nd in the league with 4, homers in consecutive at-bats.
WHAT was his 1875 OPS (On-Base + Slugging Percentage)?

  1. .532

  2. .632

  3. .732

  4. .832

7) On July 21, 1875, Joe Start of the New York Mutuals hits 3 home runs and a triple in a Mutuals victory.
WHAT year did he begin his baseball career?

  1. 1857

  2. 1858

  3. 1859

  4. 1860

8) On July 28, 1875, the Philadelphia White Stockings pitcher pitched professional baseball's first no-hitter in defeating the Chicago White Stockings 4-0.
WHO was the player?

  1. Cherokee Fisher

  2. Sam Weaver

  3. George Zettlein

  4. Joe Borden

9) WHO commits 10 errors at 2nd base for the Chicago White Stockings in a loss on September 25, 1874.

  1. Paul Hines

  2. Joe Miller

  3. John Peters

  4. Fred Waterman

10) The Boston Red Stockings defeat the Hartford Dark Blues 7-4 in what proves to be the final game in the history of the National Association.
WHAT was the date?

  1. October 30, 1875

  2. November 3, 1875

  3. November 13, 1875

  4. November 23, 1875

11) WHO lead the National Association in hitting with a .367 average?

  1. Bill Magee

  2. Deacon White

  3. Kitty Bransfield

  4. C. I. Taylor

12) Jim O'Rourke lead the National Association in home runs.
HOW many did he hit?

  1. 4

  2. 6

  3. 12

  4. 24

13) WHO lead the National Association in pitching with 55 wins and an ERA of 1.52?

  1. Ernie Courtney

  2. Bunk Congalton

  3. Albert Spalding

  4. Billy Sullivan

14) Frank Fleet lead the National Association in strikeouts?
HOW many strikeouts did he have?

  1. 6

  2. 16

  3. 26

  4. 36


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