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1. In what year was the first professional baseball game played?
2. The first baseball league formed in 1859 was named what?
3. Who was the first player to die, in 1862, as a result of a baseball field injury?
4. Who was the first Dutch player to play in the big leagues?
5. What pitcher threw the first no-hitter in baseball history?
6. In 1881, the pitcher's mound was moved to how many feet away from the batter?
7. In 1882, how many balls were needed for a batter to 'walk'?
8. The first salary for players was devised in 1889. How were the players rated?
9. Who was the first U.S. President, in 1892, to attend a professional baseball game?
10. What team in 1899, set a Major League record by losing 134 of their 154 game season?
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