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1871 in baseball: Quiz


Question 1: October 30 - The ________ defeat the Chicago White Stockings in Brooklyn 4-1 to clinch the first professional baseball championship.
National Association of Professional Base Ball PlayersDeacon WhiteWilliam HulbertPhiladelphia Athletics (1860–1876)

Question 2: This game will set the stage for the rematch on July 13 at the Union Grounds in ________.
BrooklynSuffolk County, New YorkNew York CityQueens

Question 3: October 9 - As the Rockford Forest Citys approach ________, they see the city in flames from the Great Chicago Fire, turn around and go home.
Burr Ridge, IllinoisElmhurst, IllinoisChicagoBlue Island, Illinois

Question 4: The following are the baseball events of the year ________ throughout the world.

Question 5: This marketing strategy would be used throughout the 19th century and would ultimately evolve into Tobacco cards and, eventually, ________.
Baseball cardToppsUpper Deck CompanyT206 Honus Wagner

Question 6: Even though it is customary to allow the visiting team to choose which ball to use, Troy captain ________ refuses to play unless their ball is used.
George BechtelAl NicholsJim DevlinBill Craver

Question 7: May 25 - ________ of the Troy Haymakers collects 6 hits in a 25-10 victory over the New York Mutuals.
Bill CraverLip PikePaul HinesChicago Cubs

Question 8: July 6 - The first game between a black team and a white team is played as the black Uniques defeat the white Alerts 17-16 in ________.
Blue Island, IllinoisChicagoElmhurst, IllinoisBurr Ridge, Illinois

Question 9: August 21 - The amateur champion Star Club of ________ beats the Northwest amateur champion Aetnas of Chicago 4-3 in Chicago as Star pitcher Candy Cummings drives in the winning run in the 9th inning.
New York CityQueensBrooklynSuffolk County, New York


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