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Los Angeles Dodgers (The New York Years)

Test your baseball knowledge of Los Angeles Dodgers (The New York Years).
Get up to bat in this FUN Baseball Trivia quiz.
"Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

Trivia powered by ABE1) The team we know as the National League's Dodgers was formed in 1883.
What was the original team name?

  1. Brooklyn Atlantics

  2. New York Swings

  3. Brooklyn Bridges

2) In 1913, the Brooklyn Dodgers moved into their new home.
What was it known as?

  1. Washington Park

  2. Eastern Park

  3. Ebbets Field

3) The Dodger name comes from a shorten name.
What is it?

  1. Oriole Dodgers

  2. Trolley Dodgers

  3. Hurricane Dodgers

4) What year did the Dodgers win the National League Pennant?

  1. 1885

  2. 1890

  3. 1895

5) In 1951, the Dodgers played the Giants in a 3 game playoff.  Giants third baseman Bobby Thomson hit a stunning three-run walk-off home run off the Dodgers.
Who was the pitcher?

  1. Sandy Koufax

  2. Juan Marichal

  3. Ralph Branca

6) In 1955, the Dodgers finally won their first world series.

  • True or False?

7) Jackie Robinson became the first African-American to play for a Major League Baseball team when he played his first major-league game as a member of the Brooklyn Dodgers.
What was the date?

  1. April 1, 1948

  2. February 6, 1947

  3. April 15, 1947

8) Real estate businessman Larry MacPhail had acquired majority ownership of the Dodgers in 1950, when he bought the shares of his co-owners, the estate of the late John L. Smith and Branch Rickey.

  • True or False?

9) The first major-league baseball game to be televised was Brooklyn's 6-1 victory over Cincinnati at Ebbets Field.  
What was the date?

  1. August 26, 1939

  2. August 26, 1949

  3. August 26. 1952

10) The Brooklyn Dodgers played their final game at Ebbets Field on September 24, 1957, which the Dodgers won 2-0. 
Who did they play?

  1. Pittsburgh Pirates

  2. New York Giants

  3. New York Yankees

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Los Angeles Dodgers (The New York Years)
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1) A.  2) C.  3) B.  4) B.  5) C. 6) True  7) C.
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) False.  It was Walter O'Malley who purchased the team.  9) A. 10) A.

 
 


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