1941 In Major League Baseball
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Major League Baseball.
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1) Who signs with the
Cleveland Indians for a reported $30,000 ($462,083.67 in 2011
dollars) on January 21?
- Phil Gagliano
- Bruce Brubaker
- John Upham
- Bob Feller
2) Who was born on April
14, 1941 in Cincinnati, Ohio?
- Eddie Watt
- John Stephenson
- Pete Rose
- Dave R. White
3) Mel Ott's 2-run homer, the 400th of his
career and his 1,500th RBI, gives the New York Giants a 3-2 win
over the Cincinnati Reds on June 1.
4) On July 16, Joe DiMaggio's hitting streak
ends at 56 games.
he play against?
- Cleveland Indians
- Washington Senators
- St. Louis Browns
- Philadelphia Athletics
5) On October 6, the New York Yankees defeat
the Pittsburgh Pirates in Game 5 of the World Series to win fifth
title in six years, and their ninth overall.
6) What is the first place
team in the Negro National League?
- Washington Homestead Grays
- Baltimore Elite Giants
- Newark Eagles
- New York Cubans
7) On November 27, in a controversial vote,
Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees was named American League MVP
over Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox (291 points for DiMaggio,
254 for Williams). DiMaggio, who set a 56-game hitting streak
record in the season, batted .357 with 30 home runs and led AL in
RBI (125). Williams finished even stronger to close the season
with a majors lead .406 average and 120 RBI, while led the
American League in home runs (37), runs (135), OBP (.553) and SLG
(.735). Both the 56-game hitting streak and the .400 plateau have
not been touched since then.
DiMaggio had an OPS
(1.083), what was Williams’ OPS?
8) Who won the National
- Leo Durocher
- Dolph Camilli
- Joe Vosmik
- Dixie Walker
9) Thornton Lee of the Chicago White Sox lead
the American League with a ERA (2.37).
Who lead the National League with a
- Ken Berry
- Bobby Cox
- Floyd Weaver
- Elmer Riddle
10) Who was the Manager of
- Billy Southworth
- Mike McWeeney
- Mark Reynolds
- George “Doc” Walker