Ú × l NB h Vb V LLBx VÇ VÐ VÚ VFACTS.DB DB Question Question1 Answer After what season did the Dodgers and Giants leave New York for California? 1957 Before moving to Yankee Stadium, where did the Yankees play their home games? Polo Grounds Christy Mathewson won his last game for what National League team? Cincinnatti Ernie Banks won two National League MVP awards while with what team? Chicago Cubs For what American League city do the Brewers play? Milwaukee For what accomplishment is Larry Doby of the Cleveland Indians best remembered? First black player in the American League From 1935-1940, what was the name of the National League's Boston Braves? Boston Bees Hank Aaron spent most of his career with the Braves, but he also spent two seasons with what team? Milwaukee Brewers How many National League pennants have the Chicago Cubs won? 10 In 1934, what manager said "Brooklyn? Are they still in the league"? Bill Terry In 1945, what club swept 19 doubleheaders and split 10? Chicago Cubs In what city do the California Angels play their home games? Aneheim I In what city do the Texas Rangers play their home games? Arlington, Texas In what city is Fenway Park located? Boston In what city is the Astrodome located? Houston In what city was a crowd of 52,608 allowed in free to a game following the 1981 baseball strike San Diego ee, Atlanta I In what league and division do the Montreal Expos play? National League East In what place did the Mets finish in 1968, one season before they were World Champions? Ninth Just before moving to Atlanta, where did the Braves call home? Milwaukee Name the Met that Willie Mays was traded for in 1972. Charlie Williams Name the San Diego Padre's first manager. Preston Gomez Name the four players of the mid-1960 Dodgers' all-switch-hitting infield? Wes Parker (1b),Jim Lefebvre (2b),Jim Gilliam (3b),Maury Wills(ss)Name the television executive who became owner of the Atlanta Braves. Ted Turner What American League president managed the Boston Red Sox for 13 seasons? Joe Cronin What Baltimore Oriole set the major league record for most seasons played with the same club? Brooks Robinson (23) What National League team lost 452 games in its first four seasons? New York Mets What animal was the symbol of the old Philadelphia Athletics? Elephant What city did the Pilots represent in 1969? Seattle What club ended Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak? Cleveland What did Brooklyn Dodger fans lovingly call their team? Dem Bums What did Lou Gehrig's fellow Yankees call him? Buster What famous sportswriter dubbed Yankee Stadium "The House That Ruth Built"? Frank Lieb Carley Ken Mr. and Mrs. Ken 1510 Alma Drive
What former major league baseball owner lost his leg in 1946 as a result of an injury he suffered in W.W. II? Bill Veeck What is Cincinnatti's National League baseball team called? Reds What is Cleveland's American League baseball team called? Indians What is Minnesota's American League baseball team called? Twins What is New York's National League baseball team called? Mets What is the oldest ball park still in use in major league baseball? Chicago's Comiskey Park What league and division do the San Diego Padres play in? National League West What major league ballpark has the largest seating capacity? Municipal Stadium, Cleveland
What major league ballpark has the smallest seating capacity with 33,536? Fenway Park What major league in baseball is known as the Junior Circuit? The American League What major league team plays its home games in Shea Stadium? New York Mets What team lost an American League record 117 games in 1916? Philadelphia Athletics
What team rallied from 11 1/2 games behind in August to win the 1973 National League pennant? New York Mets What team rotated its coaches as managers in 1961 and 1962? Chicago Cubs What team won consecutive pennants in 1906, 1907, and 1908? Chicago Cubs What team's 1927 lineup was known as "Murderer's Row"? New York Yankees What three National League cities have the Braves represented? Boston, Milwaukee, Atlanta What two major league teams traded managers in 1960? Detroit and Cleveland - (Jimmy Dykes and Joe Gordon) What was Boston's American League team called prior to the Red Sox? The Pilgrims What was Philadelphia's American League baseball team called? Athletics
What was the first non-U.S. team in Major League Baseball? Montreal Expos What was the first season that the Montreal Expos won more games than they lost? 1979 What was the first team to draw one million fans in a single season? New York Yankees (1920) What were the New York Yankees previously called? New York Highlanders What year did Yankee Stadium open? 1923 What year did the Chicago Cubs win their last pennant? 1945 What year did the San Diego Padres and Montreal Expos join the National League? 1969 When Bowie Kuhn became commissioner in 1969, whom did he replace? William D. Eckert Where did the Cincinnatti Reds play their home games prior to moving to Riverfront Stadium? Crosley Field Where did the Pittsburgh Pirates play their home games prior to moving to Three Rivers Stadium? Forbes Field Where was the first major league night game played? Cincinnatti's Crosley Field Which teams played in the first televised major league baseball game? Brooklyn vs. Cincinnatti Who did Babe Ruth replace in right field for the Yankees? Sammy Vick Who did Tom Lasorda succeed as manager of the Dodgers? Walter Alston Who finished the 1981 season as Montreal Expos manager, leading them to the division series? Jim Fanning Who owned the Boston Red Sox for 44 seasons? Tom Yawkey Who replaced Lou Gehrig at first base for the Yankees? Babe Dahlgren Who said, "It's great to be young and a New York Giant"? Larry Doyle Who was Babe Ruth's successor in right field for the Yankees? George Selkirk Who was the first black player for the New York Yankees? Elston Howard Who was the first manager of the New York Mets? Casey Stengel Who was the manager of the 1957 world champion Milwaukee Braves? Fred Haney Who was the manager of the 1960 world champion Pittsburgh Pirates? Danny Murtaugh Who was the manager of the 1975-76 world champion Cincinnatti Reds? Sparky Anderson Who was the manager of the 1977 world champion Yankees? Billy Martin Who was the player-manager of the 1907-1908 world champion Cubs? Frank Chance Who were the members of the Philadelphia Athletics' $100,000 infield? Stuffy McInnis, Eddie Collins, Jack Barry, "Home Run" Baker Whose headache allowed Lou Gehrig to crack the Yankee lineup in 1925? Wally Pipp With what team did Babe Ruth begin his major league career? Boston Red Sox With what team did Babe Ruth end his playing career? Boston Braves With what team did Enos Slaughter end his playing career? Milwaukee Braves With what team did Ty Cobb end his playing career? Philadelphia Athletics What owner moved the Kansas City Athletics to Oakland? Charles O. Finley Who was the Seattle Mariners' first manager? Darrell Johnson Who managed the Washington Senators from 1969 to 1971 and the Texas Rangers in 1972? Ted Williams Pepper Martin played for what famous team? St. Louis Cardinals (The Gashouse Gang) What former American League batting champion managed the expansion Washington Senators in their first season in 1961? Mickey Vernon Who won 1,354 games and four American League pennants as a Baltimore Oriole manager? Earl Weaver How many pennants did Connie Mack's Philadelphia Athletics win? 9 On what team did Tris Speaker finish his playing career? Philadelphia Athletics Who succeeded the legendary Connie Mack as the Philadelphia Athletics manager? Jimmy Dykes What was the first baseball team to regularly wear white baseball shoes? Kansas City Athletics What team had 20-game losing streaks in 1916 and 1943? Philadelphia Athletics Who was the Kansas City Athletics' last manager? Luke Appling Who did the Angels trade to the Mets for Nolan Ryan and three other players? Jim Fregosi Name two of the four players the Angels traded to the Minnesota Twins for Rod Carew? Dave Engle, Paul Hartzell, Brad Havens, Ken Landreaux Who has played the most games in a Philadelphia Phillies uniform? Richie Ashburn Despite finishing fourth in 1977, which American League club lef the league in batting average? Minnesota Twins "You Gotta Believe" was the motto of which club? 1973 New York Mets Pitcher Larry Sherry's brother, Norm, was a manager for what team? Angels What St. Louis Brown was the first American Leaguer to hit three home runs in a nine-inning game? Ken Williams (1922) What team did the Boston Red Sox wallop, 29-4, on June 8, 1950? St. Louis Browns What two teams made a trade involving 17 players prior to the 1955 season? Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees In 1912, what team held the first Ladies Day in the American League? St. Louis Browns What team has at least one pitcher win 20 or more games in every season from1968 through 1980? Baltimore Orioles What was the franchise move of the 1950's? Boston Braves to Milwaukee prior to the 1953 season.