San Diego Padres: The Early Years
your baseball knowledge of the San Diego Padres: The Early Years. Get up to bat in this
Alan's FUN Baseball
Trivia quiz. "Check Your Answers"
at the end of the quiz.
The Padres adopted their name from the Pacific Coast League
team which arrived in San Diego in 1936. That minor league
franchise won the PCL title in 1937. Who led the
2) Who was
the 1968 Major League Baseball expansion draft Padres #1 draftee?
3) Who is
NOT a broadcaster during the 1969
4) Who is the Padres
manager during the 1969 season?
5) Joe Niekro and
Santorini tied with the number of wins. What is the
number of wins?
6) Nate Colbert
leads the team in home runs. How many did he hit?
7) C. Arnholt
Smith owns the team. He was a prominent San Diego businessman and
former owner of the PCL Padres whose interests included banking,
tuna fishing, hotels, real estate and an airline.
8) How many games did the
Padres win in the 1969 season?
9) Who was the Padre
elected to 1969 Major League Baseball All-Star Game?
10) On April 8,
the Padres played the Houston Astros at San Diego Stadium, in San
Diego, California. The Padres beat the Astros. Who
was the winning pitcher?