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Find out how much you know about baseball's World Series during the 1930s.
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1930s WS Trivia Questions

1. Which AL team won their fifth World Series crown in 1930, defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2?

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World Series: The 1930s

Answer: Philadelphia Athletics

The Athletics tied the Red Sox for most series wins. The only road win in the series coming in game 5 in St Louis, when Jimmie Foxx hit a two-run homer in the 9th inning to break a scoreless tie.

2. The Cardinals made up for the disappointment of 1930 by winning the 1931 World Series. Which two pitchers won two games each to send the World Series crown to St. Louis?

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Answer: Bill Hallahan & Burleigh Grimes

The Cardinals gained revenge over the Athletics, winning the series 4-3, the final game at Sportsman Park resulting in a 4-2 St. Louis victory.

3. In 1933, the New York Giants won their first series without John McGraw in charge. Who was the player-manager who led them to victory over the Washington Senators?

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Answer: Bill Terry

McGraw had handed over the reigns to Terry in 1932, and the first baseman contributed six hits and a home run as the Giants prevailed over the Senators 4-1.

4. What nickname was given to the 1934 World Series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Detroit Tigers?

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Answer: Garbage Series

The series was tied at 3-3 going into game 7 at Navin Field. With the Cardinals holding a 9-0 lead in the sixth inning, Cardinals'Joe Medwick slid into Tigers' Marv Owen, prompting disgruntled Detroit fans to throw fruit, cushions, bottles and other missiles on to the field. Baseball commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis ordered that both Medwick and Owen be benched to restore calm. The Cardinals went on to wrap up an 11-0 victory, and their second series crown in four years.

5. In 1935, which team won their first ever World Series title?

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Answer: Detroit Tigers

Having lost in their four previous series appearances, the Tigers finally took home the bacon with a 4-2 series triumph over the Chicago Cubs.

6. The New York Yankees won the first of four successive World Series in 1936, with a 4-2 victory over the crosstown Giants. This was their first series triumph without Babe Ruth, but their first with which other Yankees legend?

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Answer: Joe DiMaggio

Joltin' Joe batted .346 with nine hits as the Yankees recovered from a loss in game one to win the series in six games.

7. The Yankees and Giants met again in the 1937 series. What "first" did the Yankees achieve in this series?

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Answer: First team not to commit an error in a World Series

The Giants committed nine errors throughout the series, the Yankees none. Lefty Gomez won two games to help lead the Yankees to their second successive series title.

8. The Chicago Cubs were the Yankees victims in 1938. Which Yankees legend made his final World Series appearance in this year?

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Answer: Lou Gehrig

Gehrig hit a single in game four, as the Yankees swept the Cubs 4-0 to become the first team to win three successive titles.

9. Which team were on the losing end of the Yankees' fourth straight triumph in 1939?

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Answer: Cincinnati Reds

The Reds were making their first series appearance since the "Black Sox" Series 20 years earlier, but failed to win a single game as the Yankees cruised to a 4-0 triumph.

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