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1991 In Major League Baseball

Test your baseball knowledge of 1991 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 8, three players are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Who was NOT elected to the Hall of Fame?

  • Rod Carew
  • Ferguson Jenkins
  • Robin Moore
  • Gaylord Perry

2) New York Yankees second baseman Tony Lazzeri and major league owner Bill Veeck, on February 26, are elected to the Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee.

  • True or False?

3) On April 18, the new Comiskey Park opens across the street from where the original stood in Chicago. A sold-out stadium sees the Detroit Tigers defeat the Chicago White Sox.  What was the final score?

  • 1 - 0
  • 5 - 4
  • 10 - 9
  • 16 - 0

4) On July 7, outside a restaurant in Arlington, Texas, an American League umpire is shot and paralyzed from the waist down after aiding a woman who was being mugged. The assailant is later sentenced to 75 years in prison.  Who was the umpire shot and paralyzed?

  • Pete Combs
  • Tyler Monroe
  • Steve Palermo
  • Randy Wynn

5) The 1991 Most Valuable Player award goes to Cal Ripken, Jr. in the American League.  Who wins the award in the National League?

  • Bobby Gaston
  • Tom Kelly
  • Bobby Lefebvre
  • Terry Pendleton

6) The American League’s Cy Young Award was won by Roger Clemens and the National League’s Cy Young Award was won by Tom Glavine.

  • True or False?

7) The American League’s Rookie of the Year went to Chuck Knoblauch.  Who won the National League’s Rookie of the Year?

  • Johnny Austin
  • Jeff Bagwell
  • Wayne Dodge
  • Morris Johnshon

8) The Manager of the Year Award John Wathan (AL) and Buck Rodgers (NL).

  • True or False?

9) Terry Pendleton led the National League in hitting was a .319 batting average. Julio Franco led the American League in hitting.  What was Franco’s batting average?

  • .311
  • .321
  • .331
  • .341

10) Both American and National Leagues had pitchers with the same number of wins. They were Scott Erickson and Bill Gullickson of the AL and Tom Glavine and John Smiley.  What was the wins for each pitcher?

  • 18 wins
  • 20 wins
  • 22 wins
  • 24 wins

Check Your Answers

1991 In Major League Baseball [Answers]

  1. Robin Moore
  2. True
  3. 16 - 0
  4. Steve Palermo
  5. Terry Pendleton
  6. True
  7. Jeff Bagwell
  8. False. The Manager of the Year Award Tom Kelly (AL) and Bobby Cox (NL).
  9. .341
  10. 20

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