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Larry MacPhail: Quiz


Question 1: [3] An owner/breeder of ________ racehorses, his colt General Staff won the 1952 Narragansett Special.
ThoroughbredEquestrianismArabian horseHorse breeding

Question 2: Larry MacPhail owned a 400-acre farm near ________.
Harford County, MarylandSalisbury, MarylandBel Air, Harford County, MarylandLa Plata, Maryland

Question 3: Larry's grandson, Andy MacPhail, is the former Chicago Cubs and Minnesota Twins General Manager and currently serves as President of Baseball Operations for the ________.
Davey JohnsonBowie BaysoxBaltimore Orioles all-time rosterBaltimore Orioles

Question 4: His other son Bill MacPhail was President of CBS Sports and later was President of CNN Sports, brought on by ________ to create the department upon the network's launch.
Bobby CoxJoe TorreEddie MathewsTed Turner

Question 5: [1] Prior to World War I Larry MacPhail was an executive of a department store in Nashville, ________ and during World War I, he served as an artillery captain in France and Belgium.
AlabamaTennesseeGeorgia (U.S. state)Arkansas

Question 6: MacPhail's career as a major-league owner ended after the Yankees clinched the ________, when he got into confrontations at the team's post-game celebrations at Yankee Stadium and then in Manhattan.
1952 World Series1949 World Series1947 World Series1953 World Series

Question 7: Larry MacPhail obtained a law degree from the George Washington University Law School where he became friends with ________.
Branch RickeyJackie Robinson BallparkJoe Torre2004 National League Division Series

Question 8: He went on to serve as president of the Brooklyn Dodgers and the ________.
New York Yankees all-time rosterYogi BerraNew York YankeesStaten Island Yankees

Question 9: MacPhail would also serve in World War II, resigning on September 23, 1942 as president of the Brooklyn Dodgers to accept a commission in the ________.
United States ArmyUnited States Marine CorpsUnited States armed forcesUnited States Army Africa

Question 10: After his discharge from military service, MacPhail opened a law office in ________ where he would eventually purchase an interest in a minor league affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals.
Columbus, OhioAkron, OhioClevelandOhio Statehouse


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