1911 In Major League Baseball
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1) The Chambers Award was given to the National
and American League’s Most Valuable Players. Ty Cobb of the
Detroit Tigers was the American League MVP. What was
the National League‘s MVP?
- Curtis Granderson
- Willie Mays
- Jimmy Rollins
- Frank Schulte
2) Ty Cobb led the American League in hitting.
What was his batting average?
3) With a .334 batting average, who led the National
League in hitting?
- Lindsay Brown
4) On July 29, in the first game of a doubleheader, a Boston Red
Sox pitcher pitches a no-hitter against the St. Louis Browns in a
5-0 Boston victory. Who pitches the no-hitter?
- Bill Baker
- Bill Marshall
- Babe Ruth
- Smoky Joe Wood
5) On September 12, in the nightcap of a game
billed as a pitchers' duel, Boston Rustlers' Cy Young and the New
York Giants' Christy Mathewson face each other before 10,000 fans,
Boston's largest crowd of the year. Young gives up three
home runs and nine runs in less than three innings. After
the Giants build a 9 - 0 lead, Giants' manager John McGraw lifts
Mathewson, who pitched just two innings, preferring to save his
ace for the pennant race against the Cubs and Phillies. This
is the only time the two pitchers ever face each other.
6) Grover Cleveland Alexander of the Philadelphia
Phillies led the National League pitchers with 28 wins.
Who was the Philadelphia Athletics pitcher that led the
American League with 28 wins.
- Jack Coombs
- Jack Frost
- Bob Marley
- Tug McGraw
7) A Future Hall of Fame member was born in
Venice, Ohio on December 1, 1911. Although he will come to bat
only once during a brief major league career, he will have far
greater longevity as the manager of the Dodgers from 1954 to 1976.
Who is the future Hall of Fame member?
- Walter Alston
- Bill Humphrey
- Frank McCormick
- Van Lingle Mungo
8) Born on January 1, 1911 Henry Benjamin "Hank"
Greenberg, nicknamed "Hammerin' Hank," was a professional baseball
player in the 1930s and 1940s. When was he inducted
into the Baseball Hall of Fame?
9) Ed Walsh of the Chicago White Sox led the
American League in strikeouts with 255. The National League
strikeout leader had 237. Who led the NL in
- Tom Arnold
- Greg Johnson
- Rube Marquard
- Randy Wallace
10) The Philadelphia Athletics led the American
League with 101 wins. Who won the National League
pennant race with 99 wins?
- Chicago Cubs
- New York Giants
- Philadelphia Phillies
- Pittsburgh Pirates