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Pittsburgh Pirates: 1882 Season (Alleghenys)

Test your baseball knowledge of the Pittsburgh Pirates: 1882 Season (Alleghenys).  Get up to bat in this Alan's FUN Baseball Trivia quiz.  "Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

Trivia powered by ABE1) The 1882 season was the first as a major league club for the Alleghenys, which had previously played as an independent team.  What league were they a member of?

  • American Association
  • Greater Baseball Organization
  • National Association
  • Players League

2) Who was the founding owner of the Pittsburgh team?

  • Denny McKnight
  • Charlie Morton
  • Ed Swartwood
  • Ren Wylie

3) Who manages the 1882 Pittsburgh team?

  • Robert Gricewich
  • Bob Parsons
  • Al Pratt
  • James Taylor

4) What is the name of the ball park they played their home game?

  • Allegheny Park
  • Exposition Park
  • Pitt Park
  • Ranger Stadium

5) Who had 107 hits and a .329 batting average?

  • Jake Goodman
  • Chappy Lane
  • Ed Swartwood
  • Ren Wylie

6) Pitcher, Harry Salisbury, had the most wins. How many wins did he pitch during the 1882 season?

  • 10 wins
  • 20 wins
  • 30 wins
  • 40 wins

7) On Tuesday, May 2, they played their first game. It was an away game. Who did Pittsburgh play?

  • Baltimore Orioles
  • Cincinnati Red Stockings
  • Louisville Eclipse
  • St. Louis Brown Stockings

8) What was their longest winning streak

  • 7 games
  • 9 games
  • 11 games
  • 13 games

9) What was their longest losing streak?

  • 3 games
  • 5 games
  • 7 games
  • 9 games

10) They finished at exactly a .500 record, 39 wins and 39 losses, good for fourth place in the new league.

  • True or False?

 

Pittsburgh Pirates: 1882 Season (Pittsburgh Alleghenys)
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Answers]

  1. American Association
  2. Denny McKnight
  3. Al Pratt
  4. Exposition Park
  5. Ed Swartwood
  6. 20 wins
  7. Cincinnati Red Stockings
  8. 7 games
  9. 5 games
  10. True

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