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The Cincinnati Reds game quiz
"All multiple choice about the history of Cincinnati Reds baseball franchise. Easier than you might think. You can do this! I hope that you learn something new. :-)"

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1. Contrary to many beliefs, the 2007 Cincinnati Reds' franchise was not one of the original teams in the inaugural National League season of 1876. The 2007 franchise began in the American Association in which year?
    1829
    2003
    1954
    1882


2. In what year was the Reds' first World Series appearance?
    1919
    1948
    1895
    1881


3. The MVP award did not begin until 1911, and the Reds had to wait until 1938 for their team to have a winner. Then in 1939, Reds pitcher Bucky Walters won the award, and amazingly enough, the Reds three-peated with Frank McCormick winning it in 1940. Who was the first Red to win the NL MVP in 1938?
    Jim Palmer
    Ernie Lombardi
    Reggie Jackson
    Joe Rudi


4. Which of the following hit the most home runs in a Cincinnati Reds uniform?
    Roger Maris
    Frank Robinson
    Johnny Bench
    Willie McCovey


5. The 2007 Reds didn't get off to a great start in the season, and at the midway point found themselves in last place in the NL Central Division. Who was the team's first 10-game losing pitcher?
    Kyle Lohse
    Brett Myers
    Jon Lieber
    Jamie Moyer


6. In the 1970s, the Cincinnati Reds club was nicknamed 'The Big Red Machine'. The team went to four World Series in the decade. Who was their manager in these four World Series?
    Lou Piniella
    Jack McKeon
    Ray Knight
    Sparky Anderson


7. Who was the franchise's first 30-game winner when he won 40 games in a season in 1882?
    Jim Maloney
    Tom Browning
    Eric Milton
    Will White


8. Who was the first Reds slugger to hit 50 home runs in a season?
    George Foster
    Willie Stargell
    Stan Musial
    Duke Snider


9. Who was Cincinnati's first manager to take the team to 100 wins in a season?
    Gene Mauch
    Walter Alston
    Bill McKechnie
    Casey Stengel


10. Throughout the 20th century, the Reds have had their share of Rookie of the Year award winners with six. They included Pete Rose in 1963, Johnny Bench in 1968, Pat Zachry in 1976, Chris Sabo in 1988, and pitcher Scott Williamson in 1999. Which Cincinnati Red won the team's very first Rookie of the Year award in 1956?
    Orlando Cepeda
    Frank Robinson
    Manny Mota
    Jesus Alou


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