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1891 In Major League Baseball

Test your baseball knowledge of 1891 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 May 14, Hall of Fame pitcher Charles Radbourn records his 300th career win.  What team does Radbourn pitch for?

  • Boston Beaneaters
  • Chicago Colts
  • Cincinnati Reds
  • New York Giants

2) On the final day of the American Association season, October 4 , Ted Breitenstein of the St. Louis Browns throws a no-hitter against the Louisville Colonels, in an 8-0 Browns win. It is Breitenstein's first major league start. He faced the minimum amount of batters, 27, allowing just one base on balls. It was also the last no-hitter thrown in the American Association, as the league folded following the season.

  • True or False?

3) Billy Hamilton of the Phillies led the National League.  What was his batting average?

  • .330
  • .340
  • .350
  • .360

4) In the American Association, who led the league with a .350 batting average?

  • Dan Brouthers
  • Jack Crooks
  • Dummy Hoy
  • Curt Welch

5) Harry Stovey and Mike Tiernan tied for the led in home runs during the 1891 National League season.  

  • 16
  • 26
  • 36
  • 46

6) Duke Farrell led the American Association with 12 home runs?  What AA team did he play for during the 1891 season?

  • Baltimore Orioles
  • Boston Reds
  • Milwaukee Brewers
  • St. Louis Browns

7) Chicago Cubs pitcher Bill Hutchison led the National League in wins.  How many wins did he have in 1891?

  • 14
  • 24
  • 34
  • 44

8) Baltimore Orioles pitcher Sadie McMahon led the American Association in wins.  How many wind did he pitch in 1891?

  • 15
  • 25
  • 35
  • 45

9) In 1891, who led the National League in Strikeouts with 337?

  • John Ewing
  • Billy Rhines
  • Amos Rusie
  • Harry Staley

10) In 1891, who led the American Association in Strikeouts with 259?

  • Charlie Buffinton
  • George Haddock
  • Jack Stivetts
  • Willie McGill

11) The Boston Beaneaters won the 1891 National League pennant. The American Association pennant winner was the Boston Reds. World Series: Boston (AA) beat the Boston (NL) team 4 games to 3 games.

  • True or False?

Check Your Answers

1891 In Major League Baseball [Answers]

  1. Cincinnati Reds
  2. True
  3. .340
  4. Dan Brouthers
  5. 16
  6. Boston Reds
  7. 44
  8. 35
  9. Amos Rusie
  10. Jack Stivetts
  11. False. The Boston Beaneaters won the 1891 National League pennant. The American Association pennant winner was the Boston Reds.  World Series: Boston (NL) declined to meet Boston (AA).

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