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1962 In Major League Baseball

Test your baseball knowledge of 1962 In Major League Baseball
Get up to bat in this Alan's FANatical Baseball Trivia quiz. 
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1) Who was NOT selected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1962?

  1. Bob Feller

  2. Jackie Robinson

  3. Edd Roush

  4. Johnny Callison

2) Who lead the American League in home runs with 48 and RBIs with 126?

  1. Harmon Harmon

  2. Rex Allen

  3. Chuck Connors

  4. Bill Lemon

3) Tommy Davis, LA Dodgers, lead the MLB in batting average. What was his 1962 batting average?

  1. .326

  2. .336

  3. .346

  4. .356

4) Who lead the National League in home runs with 49?

  1. James Snyder

  2. Willie Mays

  3. Morgan Reynolds

  4. Mike McWeeny

5) Who lead the National League in wins with 25 and strikeouts with 232?

  1. Ralph Terry

  2. Don Drysdale

  3. Hank Aguirre

  4. Sandy Koufax

6) On April 10, in the very first regular-season game ever at Dodger Stadium, what team spoils the Los Angeles Dodgers' opening-day party by beating them 63.

  1. Cincinnati Reds

  2. Arizona Diamondbacks

  3. Milwaukee Braves

  4. Pittsburgh Pirates

7) The New York Mets play the first official game in franchise history, an 114 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium in St. Louis, Missouri. What was date of the game?

  1. February 11

  2. March 11

  3. April 11

  4. May 11

8) On April 18, who hits his 300th career home run, helping the Chicago Cubs beat the Houston Colt .45s 32.

  1. Nellie Fox

  2. Mark Grace

  3. Ron Santo

  4. Ernie Banks

9) Who on September 16, makes his major league debut as a pinch hitter going 0-1 in the Pirates 6-4 win over the Giants.

  1. Gil Hodges

  2. Charlie Neal

  3. Pete Richert

  4. Willie Stargell

10) On October 16, The New York Yankees defeat the San Francisco Giants, 10, in the seventh game of the World Series to win their second straight World Championship and 20th overall. Who was named Series MVP?

  1. Ralph Terry

  2. Willie Mays

  3. Matty Alou

  4. Bobby Richardson

1962 In Major League Baseball

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

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