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1952 In Major League Baseball

Test your baseball knowledge of 1952 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.

  • Take 2 points for each right answer.  Maximum this page: 20 points!

1) On January 31, Harry Heilmann with 203 votes, and Paul Waner with 195, become the newest members of the Hall of Fame.
What positions were both players?Trivia powered by ABE

  1. Catcher
  2. Pitcher
  3. First Base
  4. Right Field

2) A 77 year old Hall of Famer retires after 40 years as a major league player and coach on February 16.  He receives a pension from the Pittsburgh Pirates, with whom he spent most of those years.
Who is the Hall of Famer?

  1. Morgan Bulkeley
  2. Honus Wagner
  3. Byron Johnson
  4. Nap Lajoie

3) Veteran Negro League catcher Quincy Trouppe makes his major league debut with the Cleveland Indians on April 30.  At 39 years of age, he is one of the oldest rookies in major league history. Three days later, Trouppe is behind the plate when relief pitcher enters the game, forming the first black battery in American League history.
Who was the relief pitcher?

  1. Sam Jones
  2. Mike Squires
  3. Rick Langford
  4. Fernando Arroyo

4) All-Star Game, July 8 at Shibe Park: National League, 3-2 (5 innings)

  • True or False?

5) On June 11, a Boston Red Sox player clouts a walk-off grand slam in the ninth inning off pitcher Satchel Paige to give the Boston Red Sox a 119 victory over the St. Louis Browns at Fenway Park.
Who clouts the walk-off grand slam?

  1. Doug Capilla
  2. Terry Forster
  3. Sammy White
  4. Wayne Gross

6) On August 30, he is a 40 year old, drowning victim, 9-time All-Star shortstop, who was named the NL's MVP in 1935 by The Sporting News; career .318 hitter led NL in runs, triples and walks three times each.
Who was the drowning victim?

  1. Craig Reynolds
  2. Ray Knight
  3. Dennis Werth
  4. Arky Vaughan

7) The New York Yankees defeat the Brooklyn Dodgers, 42 on October 7, in the decisive Game 7 of the World Series to win their fourth straight World Championship title, tying the mark they set between 1936 and 1939 and fifteenth overall. Billy Martin saves the day by snaring a two-out, bases-loaded infield pop off the bat of Jackie Robinson. Gil Hodges goes hitless again and is 0-for-21 in the Series. This is the Yankees' third defeat of the Dodgers in six years.

  • True or False?

8) The American League Most Valuable Player Award went to Bobby Shantz, Philadelphia Athletics, (P).
Who was honored with the National League Most Valuable Player Award?

  1. Hank Sauer, Chicago Cubs, (OF)
  2. Fred Lynn, Chicago Cubs, (OF)
  3. Will McEnaney, Chicago Cubs, (OF)
  4. Barry Foote, Chicago Cubs, (OF)

9) Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals lead the National League with a Batting Average (.336).
Who was the Philadelphia Athletics player the lead the American League hitting (.327)?

  1. Larry Doby
  2. Ferris Fain
  3. Ralph Kiner
  4. Hank Sauer

10) Allie Reynolds, St. Louis Cardinals, was named Manager of the Year.

  • True or False?

1952 In Major League Baseball [Answers]

1) D. 2) B. 3) A. 4) True 5) C. 6) D. 7) True 8) A. 9) B. 10) False. Eddie Stanky, St. Louis Cardinals, was named Manager of the Year.

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