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2001 In Major League Baseball

Test your baseball knowledge of 2001 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.

Trivia powered by ABE1) On January 16, outfielders Dave Winfield and Kirby Puckett are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in their first year on the ballot.

  • True or False?

2) On January 26, who signs as a Free Agent with the Texas Rangers? (The ten year contract worth $252 million is the most lucrative contract in sports history.  The deal is worth $63 million more than the second-richest baseball deal.)

  • Derek Jetter
  • Chipper Jones
  • Alex Rodriguez
  • Matt Williams

3) Second baseman Bill Mazeroski and Negro League pitcher Hilton Smith are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee on March 6, 2001.

  • True or False?

4) Who was the Hall of Fame third baseman for the Braves in Boston, Milwaukee and Atlanta who retired with 512 home runs, sixth most in history, hitting 40 four times and leding NL twice that died on February 18?

  • Crash Davis
  • Chief Hogsett
  • Eddie Mathews
  • Hank Soar

5) Barry Bonds was the 2001 National League’s Most Valuable Player.  Who was the American League’s Most Valuable Player?

  • Albert Belle
  • Jose Hernandez
  • Andruw Jones
  • Ichiro Suzuki

6) The 2001 American League’s Cy Young Award goes to Roger Clemens.  Who got the 2001 National League’s Cy Young Award?

  • Tom Glavin
  • Randy Johnson
  • Bob Marley
  • Curt Shilling

7) Ichiro Suzuki was the 2001 American League’s Rookie of the Year.  Who was the 2001 National League’s Rookie of the Year?

  • Stephen Drew
  • Page Johnson
  • Albert Pujols
  • Mark Reynolds

8) The 2001 National League’s Manager of the Year Award goes to Larry Bowa.  Who got the 2001 American League’s Manager of the Year Award?

  • Bob Brenly
  • Lou Piniella
  • Many Sanchez
  • Joe Torre

9) Ichiro Suzuki and Larry Walker both led their league with identical batting averages.  What was their batting average?

  • .330
  • .340
  • .350
  • .360

10) On August 31, 2001, Crash Davis, 82, infielder for the Philadelphia Athletics from 1940-42 whose name was given to Kevin Costner's character in Bull Durham died.  What was his given name?

  • Lawrence Columbus Davis
  • Robert Wuhl Davis
  • Ronald Shelton Davis
  • Max Patkin Davis

Check Your Answers

2001 In Major League Baseball [Answers]

  1. True
  2. Alex Rodriguez
  3. True
  4. Eddie Mathews
  5. Ichiro Suzuki
  6. Randy Johnson
  7. Albert Pujols
  8. Lou Piniella
  9. .350
  10. Lawrence Columbus Davis

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