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The 1950 World Series

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1950 World Series
1) Who managed the 1950 New York Yankees?

  1. Frankie Crosetti

  2. Bill Dickey

  3. Jim Turner

  4. Casey Stengel

2) Who managed the 1950 Philadelphia Phillies?

  1. George Earnshaw

  2. Maje McDonnell

  3. Eddie Sawyer

  4. Cy Perkins

3) Curt Simmons, a 17-game winner for the Phillies in 1950, had been called to military duty in September and was unavailable for this Series.
Who took his place on the Series roster?

  1. Ken Johnson

  2. Jocko Thompson

  3. Russ Meyer

  4. Bob Miller

4) Game 1: Wednesday, October 4, 1950 at Shibe Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Who started the game for the Phillies?

  1. Jim Konstanty

  2. Robin Roberts

  3. Ken Johnson

  4. Russ Meyer

5) Game 2: Thursday, October 5, 1950 at Shibe Park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Who hit a home run in the 10th inning to give the Yankees the win 2 - 1?

  1. Joe DiMaggio

  2. Hank Bauer

  3. Jackie Jensen

  4. Gene Woodling

6) Game 3: Friday, October 6, 1950 at Yankee Stadium (I) in Bronx, New York.
In the bottom of the 9th inning, who drove in the winning run with a base hit to give the Yankees a 3–2 win?

  1. Bobby Brown

  2. Jerry Coleman

  3. Granny Hamner

  4. Eddie Lopat

7) Game 4: Saturday, October 7, 1950 at Yankee Stadium (I) in Bronx, New York.
In a 5 - 2 win for the Yankees, what inning did the score 3 runs?

  1. 1st

  2. 4th

  3. 6th

  4. 9th

8) The 1950 World Series had a Total attendance of 196,009.
What was the average attendance?

  1. 36,002

  2. 37,002

  3. 39,002

  4. 49,002

9) The winning player’s share was $5,738. The losing player’s share was $4,081.
In 2012 dollars, what was the winning player’s share?

  1. $24,851.23

  2. $34,851.23

  3. $44,851.23

  4. $54,851.23

10) In attendance at the game was Grover Cleveland Alexander, who had led the Phillies to their previous pennant in 1915. It was his first World Series game in twenty years.
Ill from the effects of long term alcohol abuse, Alexander was generally ignored. He would be dead less than a month later on November 4, 1950 at age 63.

  • True or False?

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1950 World Series [Answers]

1) D.  2) C.  3) B.  4) A.  5) A.  6) B.  7) C.  8) D.  9) D.  10) True

 
 
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