1921 In Major League Baseball
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1921 In Major League Baseball. Get up to bat in this
Alan's FUN Baseball
Trivia quiz. "Check Your Answers"
at the end of the quiz.
1) On April 13, George Toporcer debuts at second
base for the St. Louis Cardinals. Nick-named "Specs," he is the
first position player to wear eye glasses on the field.
2) In the season opener, a New York Yankees left
fielder goes five-for-five with two doubles, two runs batted in
and a run scored to lead the Yankees to an 11-1 victory over the
Philadelphia Athletics at the Polo Grounds. Who is
the left fielder?
- Red Durrett
- Babe Ruth
- Doris Tetzlaff
- Johnny Tobin
3) Rogers Hornsby, St. Louis Cardinals, led the
National League with a .397 batting average. Who led
the American League hitting .394?
- George Crowe
- Dick Fowler
- Harry Heilmann
- Bill Kennedy
4) Babe Ruth led the American League with 59 home
runs. George Kelly led the National League in home runs.
How many home runs did Kelly hit during the 1921 season?
5) New York Yankee pitcher Carl Mays and Urban
Shocker of the St. Louis Browns won 27 games. The led the American
League. Pirate’s Wilbur Cooper led the National League.
How many wins did he pitch?
6) Burleigh Grimes of the Brooklyn Dodgers had
136 strikeouts and led the National League? Walter Johnson of the
Washington Senators led the American League in strikeouts.
How many did he have in the 1921 season?
7) Chuck Connors (Born: April 10, 1921 – Died:
November 10, 1992 (71)) was an American actor and a professional
basketball and baseball player, best known for his starring role
in the 1950s ABC hit western series The Rifleman. On May 1,
1949, Connors made his MLB debut. Who was the MLB
- Brooklyn Dodgers
- Chicago White Sox
- Los Angeles Angels
- New York Giants
8) He was an American baseball player, born on
November 19, 1921 , primarily at the position of catcher, in the
Negro Leagues and Major League Baseball. He was inducted
into Baseball’s Hall of Fame in 1969. He was born in
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Who is the Hall of Fame
- Roy Campanella
- John Fitzgerald
- Hugh Nicol
- Tom O'Brien
9) September 16, 1921, Hall of Fame player Goose
Gossage makes his major league debut in the Washington Senators'
2-0 loss to the Cleveland Indians.
10) The New York Yankees win the American
pennant. Who was the National League champion?
- Boston Braves
- New York Giants
- Pittsburgh Pirates
- St. Louis Cardinals