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1912 In Major League Baseball

Test your baseball knowledge of 1912 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.

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1) On April 9, in the first game ever played at Fenway Park, the Boston Red Sox defeat a team in an exhibition game played in a snow storm.
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  1. Harvard University
  2. New York Yankees
  3. University of Southern California
  4. Oxford University

2) Christy Mathewson of the New York Giants becomes the eighth pitcher to record 300 career wins.
What date did he achieve this milestone?

  1. May 28
  2. June 28
  3. July 28
  4. August 28

3) Ty Cobb lead the American League with a .409 batting average.
What was his On-base plus Slugging percentage?

  1. .456
  2. .302
  3. 1.040
  4. .584

4) Frank Baker and Tris Speaker tied for the lead in the American League for home runs.
How many home runs did they each hit?

  1. 5
  2. 10
  3. 15
  4. 20

5) Who lead the National League in home run with 12?

  1. Joe Mack
  2. Hal Warnock
  3. Hiker Moran
  4. Heinie Zimmerman

6) Frank “Home Run” Baker lead the American League in RBIs with 130.
Who lead the National League in RBIs with 102?

  1. Otto Denning
  2. Honus Wagner
  3. Quincy Trouppe
  4. Jim Tobin

7) Larry Cheney and Rube Marquard tied for the lead in the National League Wins.
How many wins did each have?

  1. 36
  2. 30
  3. 26
  4. 22

8) Who lead the American League with 34 Wins?

  1. Joe Wood
  2. Charley Hall
  3. Buck O'Brien
  4. Larry Pape

9) On September 17, a Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder makes an impressive major league debut against the Pittsburgh Pirates, collecting four hits with two RBI and two stolen bases in the Dodgers 7–3 win.
Who is the Brooklyn Dodgers outfielder?

  1. Chuck Yeager
  2. Al Cleveland
  3. Casey Stengel
  4. Mort Matteson

10) The Boston Red Sox defeat the New York Giants, 3-2, in Game 8 of the World Series, on October 16. It was also the first Series where a team within one inning of losing came back to win.
When was the next time a team that close to elimination recovered to win the World Series?

  1. 1926
  2. 1946
  3. 1966
  4. 1986

1912 In Major League Baseball [Answers]

1) A. 2) B. 3) C. 4) B. 5) D. 6) B. 7) C. 8) A. 9) C. 10) D

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