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Eppa Rixey: Quiz


Question 1: Rixey came into the major leagues with the ________ in 1912, directly from the University of Virginia.
Lehigh Valley IronPigsReading PhilliesCharlie ManuelPhiladelphia Phillies

Question 2: He was married to Dorothy Meyers of ________ and had two children, Eppa Rixey III and Ann Rixey Sikes.
Hamilton County, OhioCincinnatiColumbus, OhioCleveland

Question 3: Rixey was elected to the ________ in 1963.
Babe RuthReggie JacksonMickey MantleNational Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

Question 4: He was the National League's leader in career victories for a left-hander with 266 wins until ________ surpassed his total.
Hank AaronEddie MathewsWarren SpahnJohn Smoltz

Question 5: Rixey was traded prior to the 1921 season to the ________.
Sparky AndersonDavey JohnsonPete RoseCincinnati Reds

Question 6: Eppa "Jeptha" Rixey (May 3, 1891 - February 28, 1963) was a left-handed ________ pitcher.
Major League BaseballAmerican LeagueNational LeagueBaseball awards

Question 7: Rixey attended the University of Virginia, where he studied Chemistry, and was a member of the ________.
Thomas JeffersonJefferson Literary and Debating SocietyCavalier Marching BandWashington Literary Society and Debating Union


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