2002 In Major League Baseball
Test your baseball knowledge of
2002 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.
He is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his first year of
eligibility on January 8. He, named on 91.7 percent of the
ballots, is the 37th player to be elected in his first year.
Who is the Hall of Fame player?
- Morgan Freestone
- Manny Mota
- Bill Rodges
- Ozzie Smith
2) The 2002 American League Most Valuable Player
was Miguel Tejada. Who was the 2002 National League
Most Valuable Player?
- Barry Bonds
- Harry Chiti
- Grady Little
- Bob Stevens
3) Barry Zito won the 2002 American League Cy
Young Award. The 2002 National League Cy Young Award went to Randy
4) The 2002 American League went to Toronto Blue
Jays third baseman Eric Hinske. Jason Jennings of the Colorado
Rockies won the 2002 National League Rookie of the Year.
What position did Jennings play?
- Third baseman
5) Tony La Russa, St. Louis Cardinals got the
2002 National League Manager of the Year Award. Mike Scioscia got
the 2002 American League Manager of the Year Award.
What team did Scioscia manage?
- Anaheim Angels
- Minnesota Twins
- New York Yankees
- Oakland Athletics
6) On April 3, the Giants defeat the Los Angeles
Dodgers 12 - 0, as Barry Bonds hits a pair of home runs for the
second day in a row. He becomes only the second player in history
to begin a season with a pair of 2 - HR games. Who
was the other?
- Henry Aaron
- Eddie Mathews
- Willie Mays
- Bret Williams
7) Barry Bonds led the National League in hitting with a .370
batting average. Who led the American League in
hitting with a .349 batting average?
- Ryan Jorgensen
- Manny Ramírez
- Julian Tavarez
- Dontrelle Willis
8) Alex Rodriguez led the American League with 57
home runs. Sammy Sosa led the Naional League in home runs.
How many did Sosa hit?
9) The American League pitcher that led in wins
was Barry Zito with 23 win. Randy Johnson led the National League
in wins with 24, ERA with 2.32 and strikeouts with 334.
Who led the American League in ERA with 2.26 and
strikeouts with 239?
- Antonio Alfonseca
- Ken Caminiti
- Matt Clement
- Pedro Martinez
10) In the biggest free agent signing this year
on December 2, the New York Yankees sign Cleveland Indians first
baseman Jim Thome to a 6-year contract.