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Cincinnati Reds History

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Cincinnati Reds History game quiz
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1. The then-called Cincinnati Red Stockings played their first professional game in league play on June 1, 1869.
    True
    False


2. It took over one year for the Red Stockings to lose their first game?
    True
    False


3. How many wins was their longest winning streak in the 19th century?
    130
    154
    102
    162


4. After joining the National League as a charter member in 1876, why were the Red Stockings kicked out of the league in 1880 (They joined the American Association in 1882)?
    Their fans started fights with the other teams
    They played baseball on Sundays
    They sold beer during games
    The team gambled on their games


5. On September 4, 1999, the Reds hit how many home runs in a 22-3 pounding of the Phillies in Philadelphia?
    6
    5
    7
    9


6. What marred the Reds' World Series win in 1919?
    A fan of the other team was beaten to death after a game
    The Lusitania was sunk
    A spectator was trampled trying to leave the stadium after the Reds won
    The other team threw the series


7. What was Redland Field later renamed on April 16, 1934?
    Cincinnati Stadium
    Redland Ballpark
    Crosley Field
    Reds' Field


8. A Reds pitcher once dueled into extra innings against the Chicago Cubs in a battle of 'No-Hitters' in 1917?
    True
    False


9. What was so significant about Cincinnati's game(s) on May 24, 1935?
    They played their first double-header at Crosley Field
    It was the 1st night game ever
    It was the first televised baseball game
    It was the last game a Cincinnati manager ever coached without wearing a uniform


10. Which of these famous Reds pitchers threw back-to-back no-hitters in 1938?
    Joe Nuxhall
    Jose Rijo
    Tom Browning
    Johnny Vander Meer


11. What bit of history did the Reds and Dodgers make on August 26, 1939?
    The first televised game
    The last game for the Dodgers in Brooklyn
    The first game heard overseas by troops
    It was Duke Snider's debut game


12. Name the team the Reds played in the 1939 World Series.
    Indians
    Tigers
    Yankees
    Atheletics


13. How old was Joe Nuxhall when he made his Major League debut?
    14
    17
    16
    15


14. The Reds won the World Series in 1991?
    True
    False


15. Who threw a perfect game on September 16, 1988?
    Danny Jackson
    Tom Browning
    Ron Robinson
    Mario Soto


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Compiled Jun 28 12