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1890 In Major League Baseball

Test your baseball knowledge of 1890 In Major League Baseball Get up to bat in this FUN Baseball Trivia quiz.  "Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

1) On January 9, 1890, the Brooklyn Gladiators are admitted to the American Association, joining Toledo, Rochester and Syracuse as new members.Trivia powered by ABE

  • True or False?

2) When does the National League release its 1890 schedule?

  1. February 6, 1890
  2. February 26, 1890
  3. March 1, 1890
  4. March 6, 1890

3) What league begins play on April 17, 1890?

  1. American Association
  2. American League
  3. Canadian National Association
  4. Florida League

4) On April 19, the National League and the Players' League both open their seasons with directly conflicting games.  Both leagues will inflate attendance figures all season in an effort to influence public opinion.

  • True or False?

5) Who is the future hall of fame player, that begins his career on April 19 with the Cleveland Spiders?

  1. George Davis
  2. Mel Kantor
  3. Morgan J. O'Brien
  4. John Montgomery Ward

6) Who led the 1890 National League in hitting with a .336 batting average?

  1. John Albert
  2. Jim Costello
  3. Pat Garrett
  4. Jack Glasscock

7) Chicago Colts pitcher, Bill Hutchison, led the 1890 National League in wins.  
How many wins did he have?

  1. 22
  2. 32
  3. 42
  4. 52

8) On September 14, who begins his long managerial career when he takes over as interim manager of the Buffalo Bisons of the Players' League?

  1. John Albertson
  2. Connie Mack
  3. John Rogers
  4. Butch Zinn

9) on September 30, The Brooklyn Bridegrooms clinch the National League pennant.

  • True or False?

10) Who was NOT born in 1890?

  1. Casey Stengel
  2. Baby Doll Jacobson
  3. Davy Ray White
  4. Possum Whitted

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1890 In Major League Baseball

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