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1932 In Major League Baseball

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1) The St. Louis Cardinals trade Hack Wilson to the Brooklyn Dodgers for a minor leaguer and $45,000 on January 23,1932.
What is the amount in 2011 dollars?Trivia powered by ABE

  1. $443,718.61
  2. $543,718.61
  3. $643,718.61
  4. $743,718.61

2) On June 3, in the New York Yankees' 20-13 victory over the Philadelphia Athletics, Lou Gehrig becomes the third player to hit four home runs in a game, and third baseman Tony Lazzeri hits for the cycle. Gehrig is the first player to accomplish the feat in the American League and the first to do so in 36 years.

  • True or False?

3) New York Giants manager John McGraw resigns.
When did he become the team's manager?

  1. 1892 season
  2. 1902 season
  3. 1912 season
  4. 1922 season

4) Who is fired as manager of the Chicago Cubs on August 2, 1932?

  1. Rogers Hornsby
  2. Al Schroll
  3. Woodie Held
  4. Wes Covington

5) Jimmie Foxx, Philadelphia Athletics, 1B wins the 1932 American League MVP award. Chuck Klein, OF gets the National League MVP award.
What team does Klein play for?

  1. Pittsburgh Pirates
  2. Boston Braves
  3. Philadelphia Phillies
  4. Chicago Cubs

6) Who leads the American League in hitting with a .367 batting average?

  1. Al Van Camp
  2. Dale Alexander
  3. Charlie Berry
  4. Earl Webb

7) Lefty O'Doul leads the American League in hitting with a .367 batting average?
What team did O'Doul play for?

  1. Pittsburgh Pirates
  2. Philadelphia Phillies
  3. Boston Braves
  4. Brooklyn Dodgers

8) In the American League, Red Ruffing of the NY Yankees had 190 strikeouts.
Who lead the National League with 191 strikeouts?

  1. Dizzy Dean
  2. John McNamara
  3. Eddie Kasko
  4. Tex Clevenger

9) Dan Brouthers, 74, first baseman who was 19th century's greatest slugger, winning five batting titles and retiring with a .342 lifetime average; .519 career slugging percentage was record until 1920s, led NL in Home Runs twice and doubles three times; third player to hit 100 home runs and fourth to reach 2000 hits; batted .338 with league-leading 153 runs for 1887 Detroit champions. He died on August 2, 1932.

  • True or False?

10) Who won the World Series 4-0?

  1. Philadelphia Athletics
  2. Pittsburgh Pirates
  3. Chicago Cubs
  4. New York Yankees

1932 In Major League Baseball [Answers]

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

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