1992 In Major League Baseball
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1992 In Major League Baseball. Get up to bat in this
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On January 7, Pitchers Tom Seaver and Rollie Fingers are elected
to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association
of America. Seaver finishes with a record 98.8% of the votes
cast. Pete Rose, ineligible because of his ban from baseball
(otherwise this year would have been his first year of
eligibility), receives 41 write–in votes.
2) The 1992 Most Valuable Player (MVP) in the
American League was Dennis Eckersley. Who was the
National League’s MVP?
- Barry Bonds
- Chile Gomez
- Sal Maglie
- Rube Walker
3) The 1992 Cy Young Award in the American League
went to Dennis Eckersley. Greg Maddux won the National
League Cy Young Award. What team did Maddux play for
- Atlanta Braves
- Chicago Cubs
- Los Angeles Dodgers
- San Diego Padres
4) Pat Listach of the Milwaukee Brewers was the
American League’s Rookie of the Year. Eric Karros of the LA
Dodgers was the National League’s Rookie of the year.
How many years did Listach play MLB?
- 6 years
- 8 years
- 10 years
- 12 years
5) The 1992 Manager of the Year in the American
League was Tony La Russa. Jim Leyland was the 1992 Manager
of the Year in the National League. Leyland became Tony La
Russa's third base coach for four seasons (1982-85). What
team did La Russa manage and Leyland was his coach?
- Chicago Cubs
- Chicago White Sox
- Oakland Athletics
- St. Louis Cardinals
6) A Pittsburgh Pirates player, on July 7, that
becomes the first outfielder in nearly 18 years to record an
unassisted double play, in the Pirates' 5 - 3 win over the Houston
Astros. He races in from center field to
catch a fly ball, then continues in to double up Ken Caminiti, who
was running from second base on the play. Who was
the Pittsburgh Pirates player
- Andy Ashby
- Rene Lachemann
- Andy Van Slyke
- Fay Vincent
7) Edgar Martínez led the American League in
hitting with a .343 batting average. Gary Sheffield tops the
National League in hitting. What was his batting
8) In the American League, Juan Gonzalez slugs 43
home runs to top the league. Fred McGriff is the top home
run slugger in the National League. How many home
runs did McGriff slug?
9) With 21 wins each, Kevin Brown and Jack Morris
top the American League. The National League has two
pitchers that tie for wins. How many games did the
National League pitchers, Tom Glavine and Greg Maddux hurl in
10) On September 30, George Brett of the Kansas
City Royals collects his 3,000th hit, an infield single in the
seventh inning of a 4-0 Royals victory over the California Angels.
Who was the Angels pitcher?
- Vinny Castilla
- Tim Fortugno
- Joe Girardi
- Eric Young