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1887 in baseball: Quiz


Question 1: February 26 - ________
Jim Bunning2007 National League Division SeriesGrover Cleveland Alexander2008 National League Division Series

Question 2: February 8 - ________ of the Chicago White Stockings meets with star player Mike "King" Kelly for contract talks.
Albert SpaldingRogers HornsbyCap AnsonJoe Tinker

Question 3: April 22 - Tony Mullane of the Cincinnati Red Stockings pitches his first game in the state of ________ since 1883 after resolving the injunction he had been under for nearly 4 years.

Question 4: September 28 - The Detroit Wolverines win the ________ pennant with a 7-3 victory over the Indianapolis Hoosiers.
BaseballAmerican LeagueNational LeagueMajor League Baseball

Question 5: February 20 - ________, president of The Brotherhood of Professional Baseball Players speaks out against the increasing pattern of player-selling.
Buck EwingSan Francisco GiantsJohn Montgomery WardLeo Durocher

Question 6: February 9 - In order to make room the Pittsburg Alleghenys and keep the league structure at 8 teams, the ________ buys out the Kansas City Cowboys for $6,000.
BaseballNational LeagueAmerican LeagueMajor League Baseball

Question 7: November 17 - The club owners officially recognize the Brotherhood of Professional Base-Ball Players by meeting with John Montgomery Ward, Ned Hanlon and ________.
Dan BrouthersHugh DuffyRoger ConnorCap Anson

Question 8: The following are the baseball events of the year ________ throughout the world.
188719751967March 4

Question 9: November 24 - George Hancock invents an indoor baseball game that would become known as ________ in Chicago.
BasketballSoftballAmerican footballFloorball

Question 10: August 23 - ________ hits a mammoth home run over the center field fence at Boston's South End Grounds.
Ned WilliamsonGeorge GoreCap AnsonChicago Cubs


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