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Texas Rangers: The Early Years

Test your baseball knowledge of the Texas Rangers: The Early Years.  Get up to bat in this FUN Baseball Trivia quiz.  "Check Your Answers" at the end of the quiz.

Trivia powered by ABE1) When the original Washington Senators moved to Minnesota in 1960 as the Twins, Major League Baseball decided to expand a year earlier than planned to stave off threats of losing its antitrust exemption.

  • True or False?

2) The first season of the new Washington Senators, where did the play?

  • Griffith Stadium
  • Redskin Field
  • Roosevelt Park
  • Potomac Stadium

3) Who was the Senator’s first pick in the 1960 Major League Baseball expansion draft?

  • Tex Clevenger
  • Bobby Shantz
  • Buck Rodgers
  • Bob Bass

4) Who was the manager of the 1961 Washington Senators?

  • Rollie Hemsley
  • Sid Hudson
  • George Susce
  • Mickey Vernon

5) Dick Donovan pitches the home opener for the 1961 Washington Senators?  What as his season win-loss record?

  • 7-9
  • 8-18
  • 10-10
  • 12-11

6) What was the 1961 Washington Senators longest winning streak?

  • 5 games
  • 10 games
  • 15 games
  • 20 games

7) What was the 1961 Washington Senators longest losing streak?

  • 4 games
  • 14 games
  • 24 games
  • 34 games

8) On Sunday, Oct 1, who did the 1961 Washington Senators play against?

  • Chicago White Sox
  • Detroit Tigers
  • New York Yankees
  • Kansas City Athletics

9) In 110 games, who had 342 at bats and a .311 batting average?

  • Marty Keough
  • Jim King
  • Willie Tasby
  • Gene Woodling

10) October 5, 1961: Dick Donovan, Gene Green, and Jim Mahoney were traded by the Senators to the Cleveland Indians for Jimmy Piersall.

  • True or False?

11) What year did the Washington Senators move to Dallas-Ft. Worth and become the Texas Rangers?

  • 1968
  • 1970
  • 1972
  • 1974

Check Your Answers


Texas Rangers: The Early Years [Answers]

  1. True
  2. Griffith Stadium
  3. Bobby Shantz
  4. Mickey Vernon
  5. 10-10
  6. 5 games
  7. 14 games
  8. New York Yankees
  9. Gene Woodling
  10. True
  11. 1972

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