Chicago White Sox:
your baseball knowledge of the Chicago
White Sox: 2009 Season. Get up to bat in this
Trivia quiz. "Check Your Answers"
at the end of the quiz.
On Tuesday, April 7, 2009, the White Sox open the season at U.S.
Cellular Field against the Kansas City Royals. Who
was the White Sox winning pitcher?
- Mark Buehrle
- Octavio Dotel
- Bobby Jenks
- Clayton Richard
2) Scott Podsednik was the White Sox
leader in batting average. What was his batting average?
- .304 batting average
- .314 batting average
- .324 batting average
- .334 batting average
3) Who was the White Sox team leader in
home runs and RBIs?
- Paul Konerko
- Carlos Quentin
- Alexei Ramirez
- Jim Thome
4) On July 23, Mark Buehrle
threw the 18th Perfect Game in Major League history, defeating the
Tampa Bay Rays 5–0. The White Sox had the fifth Perfect
Game. What year was the Perfect Game?
5) Mark Buehrle tied for the 2009 White Sox
leader in wins with 13. Who tied him in 2009?
6) White Sox pitcher Gavin Floyd lead the team
in strikeouts. How many batters did he strikeout in
7) The White Sox longest
winning streak was seven games from Saturday, June 27 to Friday,
July 3. The streak ends Saturday, July 4, 2009 at Kauffman
Stadium against the Kansas City Royals. In the top of the
six inning, Gordon Beckham with a 1-0 count, slugs a home run to
deep centerfield. The White Sox led 4-2.
8) On September 21-23 against
the Minnesota Twins, the White Sox got swept at home for a first
time since August 2007. Who swept the White Sox in
- Red Sox
9) The regular season ends
Sunday, October 4, 2009 at Comerica Park against the Detroit
Tigers. The Tigers won 5-3.
10) The White Sox finished the
season 79-83, 3rd place in the American League Central, 7.5 games
behind the AL Central champion Minnesota Twins. For the
season, the White Sox scored: 724 runs. How many
runs did they allow in the 2009 season?