1990 In Major League Baseball
Test your baseball knowledge of
1990 In Major League Baseball. Get up to bat in this
Alan's FUN Baseball
Trivia quiz. "Check Your Answers"
at the end of the quiz.
1) On January 9, Joe Morgan, a two-time National
League MVP and Jim Palmer, a three-time American League Cy Young
Award winner are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball
Writers Association of America in their first year of eligibility.
2) On May 22, a Chicago Cubs player is
intentionally walked by Cincinnati Reds' pitching five times. He
is the first player to do so in Major League history.
Who was the
- Andre Dawson
- Mark Grace
- Ryne Sandburg
- Ron Santo
3) On July 10, six American League pitchers combine
for a two-hitter and a 2–0 victory over the National League in a
rain-delayed All-Star Game at Wrigley Field in Chicago. Texas
Rangers player, Alex Rodriquez, drives in both runs in the seventh
inning and is named MVP.
4) On July 12, who
hits his 100th career home run?
- Barry Bonds
- Mark McGuire
- Sammy Sosa
- Matt Williams
5) Barry Bonds, Pittsburgh Pirates
is the National League’s MVP. Who is the American League’s MVP?
- George Brett
- Cecil Fielder
- Rickey Henderson
- Bob Welch
6) On September 29, while waiting through a rain delay, they
watch the Los Angeles Dodgers lose to the San Francisco Giants
4–3, which clinches the National League West Division for them.
They are the first National League team to led their division
wire-to-wire since the inception of the 162-game season.
- Atlanta Braves
- Chicago Cubs
- Cincinnati Reds
- Montreal Expos
7) Cy Young Award was given to Bob Welch,
Oakland Athletics (AL) and Doug Drabek, Pittsburgh Pirates (NL).
8) Sandy Alomar, Jr., Cleveland Indians was the
American League’s Rookie of the Year. Who was the National
League’s Rookie of the year?
- Craig Council, Milwaukee Brewers
- Ace Fielder, Philadelphia Phillies
- Luis Gonzalez, Florida
- David Justice, Atlanta Braves
9) Manager of the Year
Award: Jeff Torborg, Chicago White Sox (AL) and Jim Leyland,
Pittsburgh Pirates (NL).
10) On December 5,
in a blockbuster deal, Tony Fernandez & Fred McGriff are sent to
the San Diego Padres for Roberto Alomar & Joe Carter.
Fernandez and McGriff to the Padres?
- Atlanta Braves
- LA Dodgers
- Toronto Blue Jays