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1949 in baseball: Quiz


Question 1: April 18 - On Opening Day, the Philadelphia Phillies win 4–0 over the Boston Braves at ________, and the Washington Senators defeat the Philadelphia Athletics 3–2 at Griffith Stadium.
Fenway ParkBraves FieldMilwaukee County StadiumAtlanta-Fulton County Stadium

Question 2: The New York Giants, who receive this 4–0 forfeit over the ________, gave one away in 1942 when hordes of youngsters invaded the Polo Grounds field.
Lehigh Valley IronPigsPhiladelphia PhilliesCharlie ManuelReading Phillies

Question 3: January 29 - The ________ get Murry Dickson from the St. Louis Cardinals for $125,000.
Pittsburgh Pirates all-time rosterRecreation Park (Pittsburgh)Forbes FieldPittsburgh Pirates

Question 4: July 12 - The National League commits five errors, allowing the ________ to record an 11–7 triumph in the All-Star Game at Ebbets Field.
Baseball awardsPacific Coast LeagueAmerican LeagueDominican Summer League

Question 5: August 8 - ________ returns to the Brooklyn Dodgers lineup after an injury and hits .431 in the final eight weeks of the season.
Roy CampanellaCarl FurilloJoe TorrePhil Rizzuto

Question 6: At Cleveland, ________, making his first start since pitching two innings in the season opener and coming up with a sore shoulder, beats the Boston Red Sox 7–3.
CC SabathiaBob LemonCleveland Indians all-time rosterBob Feller

Question 7: April 8 - Dissension rumors surround the NL title-holder Boston Braves after manager ________ calls a closed meeting of the club in a South Carolina hotel.
Billy SouthworthJoe TorreRogers HornsbyWhitey Herzog

Question 8:
  • Charlie Gehringer, star second baseman of the Detroit Tigers from 1925 though 1941, is selected for the ________.
    Reggie JacksonNational Baseball Hall of Fame and MuseumMickey MantleBabe Ruth

Question 9: In the first game, Puerto Rico (Mayaguez) faced ________ (Spur Cola), and the Cuban host team (Almendares) faced Venezuela (Caracas) in the night cap.
PanamaNicaraguaDominican RepublicCosta Rica

Question 10: ________: Rockford Peaches over South Bend Blue Sox (4-0)
Negro league baseballNational Association of Professional Base Ball PlayersMajor League BaseballAll-American Girls Professional Baseball League


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