1902 In Major League Baseball
Test your baseball knowledge of 1902 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) Nap Lajoie of the Philadelphia Athletics, led
the American League with a .378 batting average. The National
League champ with the best batting average was Ginger Beaumont of
the Pittsburgh Pirates.
What was Beaumont‘s batting average?
2) Tommy Leach of the Pittsburgh
Pirates led the National League in home runs with 6. Socks Seybold
of the Philadelphia Athletics led the American League in home
How many home runs did Seybold hit?
3) Bob Ewing of the Cincinnati Reds, in his Major League debut,
ties a National League record by walking 7 batters in one inning
on April 19, 1902.
4) Who of the Cleveland
Bronchos sets an American league record by hitting a home run in
his 4th consecutive game on May 24?
- Max Aaron
- Bill Bradley
- Mark Reynolds
- Bob Walton
5) On June 3, who is the St.
Louis Cardinals that connects for the first ever pinch-hit grand
slam home run?
- Pat Fisher
- Ruben Moorehead
- Mike O'Neill
- Bill Walton
6) Jack Chesbro of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the
National League pitches 28 wins.
Who of the Boston Americans in
the American League gets 32 wins during the 1902 season?
- Walter Johnson
- Daffy Kennedy
- Cy Young
Davis of the Philadelphia Athletics, on August 13. steals second
base with teammate Dave Fultz on third in an attempt to score
Fultz. When he draws no throw, Davis then steals back to first
base on the next pitch. He then steals second again, this time
drawing the throw, scoring Fultz.
August 18, who of the Rochester Broncos, turns professional
baseball's first unassisted triple play against Jersey City in a
minor league game.
- Bobby Boone
- Charles Conners
- Wayne Thunder
9) On September 1, the famed trio of
Joe Tinker, Johnny Evers and Frank Chance appear in the lineup for
the first time together.
What team did they play for?
- Chicago Cubs
- Chicago White Stockings
- New York
10) In the 1902 World Series: The Philadelphia Athletics beat the National League,
Pittsburgh Pirates in 7 games.