1882 In Major League Baseball
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1882 In Major League Baseball. Get up to bat in this
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1) On January 20, a state of modifies a poorly written law that
had banned baseball from being played in the state. What state had
to modify their law?
- Rhode Island
- West Virginia
2) In an effort to increase attendance, the
Providence Grays will require their players and the opposition
team to parade through the streets of Providence in full uniform
on game days, accompanied by a brass band.
The man most responsible for the founding of the National League
and its sitting president, dies in Chicago on April 10.
founded the National League?
- William Hulbert
- William Pullen
- Arthur Soden
- Robert Zimmerman
4) On May 25, a player with
the Buffalo Bisons becomes the first major leaguer to hit for the
cycle. Who is the player?
- Frank Arellanes
- Charles Foley
- Joe Harris
- Rip Williams
5) The Worcester Ruby Legs
(National League) lose at home 13-3 on June 1. What is the
- 50 people
- 500 people
- 5,000 people
6) Dan Brouthers of the National League led the league
in hitting with a .368 batting average. Who led the American
Association in batting average?
- Red Ames
- Pete Browning
- Bobby Keefe
- George Suggs
7) George Wood of the National
League and Oscar Walker of the American Association led their
league in home runs. How many home runs did each player hit during
the 1882 season?
8) The American
Association’s leading pitcher is Will White with 40 wins. The
National League’s leading pitcher is Jim McCormick. How many wins
did McCormick have during the 1882 season?
9) Charles Radbourn led the National League with 201 strikeouts.
Who was the American Association pitcher with 170 strikeouts?
- Babe Adams
- Tony Mullane
- Buck O'Brien
- Cy Rigler
In the first post-season meeting of league champions, the
Cincinnati Red Stockings of the American Association defeat the
Chicago White Stockings 4-0 on October 6, 1882.