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Earl Averill

Test your baseball knowledge of Earl Averill.
Get up to bat in this Alan's FANatical About Baseball Trivia Quiz.
"Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

1) Where was Howard Earl Averill born on May 21, 1902?Earl Averill

  1. Portland, Oregon

  2. Snohomish, Washington

  3. Salem, Oregon

  4. Yakima, Washington

2) Averill was also one of the first players to hit a home run in his first major league at-bat on April 16, 1929, opening day.

  • True or False?

3) What was Averill’s career batting average?

  1. .318

  2. .328

  3. .338

  4. .348

4) What was Averill’s career home runs?

  1. 218

  2. 228

  3. 238

  4. 248

5) What position did Averill play?

  1. C

  2. SB

  3. SS

  4. CF

6) How many times did Averill play in the All-Star game?

  1. 2x

  2. 4x

  3. 6x

  4. 8x

7) Averill's famous for hitting the line drive that broke Daffy Dean's toe in the 1937 All-Star Game.

  • True or False?

8) What team did Averill make his last MLB appearance on April 25, 1941?

  1. Boston Braves

  2. Philadelphia Phillies

  3. Pittsburgh Pirates

  4. New York Mets

9) What year was Averill inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame?

  1. 1960

  2. 1965

  3. 1970

  4. 1975

10) Averill died on August 16, 1983 at age 81 in Everett, Washington. Cause of death: Pneumonia. Where is he buried?

  1. Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery, Walla Walla, Washington

  2. Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery, Snohomish, Washington

  3. Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery, Salem, Washington

  4. Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery, Richmond, Washington

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Earl Averill
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1) B. 2) True 3) A. 4) C. 5) D. 6) C. 7) False. Averill's famous for hitting the line drive that broke Dizzy Dean's toe in the 1937 All-Star Game. 8) A. 9) D. 10) B. Plot: 7th Addition, Lot 427, Grave 2

 
 


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