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1892 In Major League Baseball

Test your baseball knowledge of 1892 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 March 4 following the collapse of the American Association, the National League holds its first meeting. They decide to split 1892 into two halves, with the winners to meet in a championship series following the regular season.

  • True or False?

2) Who won the first half National League championship in 1982?

  • Baltimore Orioles
  • Boston Beaneaters
  • Louisville Colonels
  • New York Giants

3) Who won the second half National League championship in 1982?

  • Brooklyn Grooms
  • Cleveland Spiders
  • Philadelphia Phillies
  • Pittsburgh Pirates

4) Who becomes the first president to attend a game while in office when he watched the Cincinnati Reds defeat the Washington Senators 7-4 in 11 innings on June 2?

  • Grover Cleveland
  • Benjamin Harrison
  • William McKinley
  • Theodore Roosevelt

5) Jack Stivetts throws a no-hitter for the Boston Beaneaters in an 11-0 victory over the Brooklyn Grooms.

  • True or False?

6) Who is the Louisville Colonels pitcher that hurls a no-hitter in a 6-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles.

  • Hal Janvrin
  • Braggo Roth
  • Ben Sanders
  • Roy Wood

7) On September 21, who is the Cleveland Spiders pitcher that records his 300th career win.

  • Ed Appleton
  • John Clarkson
  • Wilbur Cooper
  • Harry Weaver

8) On the last day of the season, October 15, Cinders O'Brien, of the Cincinnati Reds makes his major league debut with a 7-1 no-hitter against Pittsburgh, becoming the second pitcher to hurl a no-hitter in his first start.

  • True or False?

9) Statistics for the first 154-game season show that Dan Brouthers of the Brooklyn Grooms was the top hitter.  What was Brouthers batting average?

  • .315
  • .325
  • .335
  • .345

10) Rollie Naylor of the Cleveland Spiders the best pitcher with a 36-11 record and a .766 winning percentage.

  • True or False?

Check Your Answers


1892 In Major League Baseball [Answers]

  1. True
  2. Boston Beaneaters
  3. Cleveland Spiders
  4. Benjamin Harrison
  5. True
  6. Ben Sanders
  7. John Clarkson
  8. False.  On the last day of the season, October 15, Bumpus Jones of the Cincinnati Reds makes his major league debut with a 7-1 no-hitter against Pittsburgh, becoming the second pitcher to hurl a no-hitter in his first start.
  9. .335
  10. False.  Cy Young of the Cleveland Spiders the best pitcher with a 36-11 record and a .766 winning percentage.

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