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1902 In Major League Baseball

Test your baseball knowledge of 1902 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) Nap Lajoie of the Philadelphia Athletics, led the American League with a .378 batting average.  The National League champ with the best batting average was Ginger Beaumont of the Pittsburgh Pirates. 
What was Beaumont‘s batting average?

  • .347
  • .357
  • .368
  • .378

2) Tommy Leach of the Pittsburgh Pirates led the National League in home runs with 6.  Socks Seybold of the Philadelphia Athletics led the American League in home runs. 
How many home runs did Seybold hit?

  • 6
  • 16
  • 26
  • 36

3) Bob Ewing of the Cincinnati Reds, in his Major League debut, ties a National League record by walking 7 batters in one inning on April 19, 1902.

  • True or False?

4) Who of the Cleveland Bronchos sets an American league record by hitting a home run in his 4th consecutive game on May 24?

  • Max Aaron
  • Bill Bradley
  • Mark Reynolds
  • Bob Walton

5) On June 3, who is the St. Louis Cardinals that connects for the first ever pinch-hit grand slam home run?

  • Pat Fisher
  • Ruben Moorehead
  • Mike O'Neill
  • Bill Walton

6) Jack Chesbro of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the National League pitches 28 wins.  
Who of the Boston Americans in the American League gets 32 wins during the 1902 season?

  • Dizzy Dean
  • Walter Johnson
  • Daffy Kennedy
  • Cy Young

7) Harry Davis of the Philadelphia Athletics, on August 13. steals second base with teammate Dave Fultz on third in an attempt to score Fultz. When he draws no throw, Davis then steals back to first base on the next pitch. He then steals second again, this time drawing the throw, scoring Fultz.

  • True or False?

8) On August 18, who of the Rochester Broncos, turns professional baseball's first unassisted triple play against Jersey City in a minor league game.

  • Bobby Boone
  • Charles Conners
  • Hal O'Hagan
  • Wayne Thunder

9) On September 1, the famed trio of Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers and Frank Chance appear in the lineup for the first time together.  
What team did they play for?

  • Brooklyn Superbas
  • Chicago Cubs
  • Chicago White Stockings
  • New York Giants

10) In the 1902 World Series: The Philadelphia Athletics beat the National League, Pittsburgh Pirates in 7 games.

  • True or False?
Check Your Answers

1902 In Major League Baseball [Answers]

  1. .357
  2. 16
  3. True
  4. Bill Bradley
  5. Mike O'Neill
  6. Cy Young
  7. True
  8. Hal O'Hagan
  9. Chicago Cubs
  10. False.  In the 1902 World Series: Not played due to AL-NL war over player contracts.

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