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Quiz about Early Cincinnati Reds History
Quiz about Early Cincinnati Reds History

Early Cincinnati Reds History Trivia Quiz


This is a short quiz on early Cincinnati Reds history. It covers the late 1800's to the 1920's. Enjoy!

A multiple-choice quiz by lvsfan1974. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
lvsfan1974
Time
3 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
39,109
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
5
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
3 / 5
Plays
576
Last 3 plays: Bjjr73 (4/5), Guest 72 (4/5), Guest 71 (5/5).
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Question 1 of 5
1. When was the first ever professional baseball game played? Hint


Question 2 of 5
2. Where was the home field for Cincinnati in the first years of its existence? Hint


Question 3 of 5
3. True of false: Cincinnati was a charter member of the National League?

Answer: (True or False ... T or F)
Question 4 of 5
4. True or false: the Cincinnati Reds lost the 1919 World Series to the Chicago White Sox?

Answer: (True or False ... T or F)
Question 5 of 5
5. What was the name of the first Cincinnati team? Hint



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Jun 10 2024 : Bjjr73: 4/5
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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. When was the first ever professional baseball game played?

Answer: June 1, 1869

The Reds defeated the Mansfield Independents 48-14.
2. Where was the home field for Cincinnati in the first years of its existence?

Answer: Union Grounds

The Union Terminal now stands where the Union Grounds once stood.
3. True of false: Cincinnati was a charter member of the National League?

Answer: True

The National League was formed on February 2, 1876 in New York City. Other cities that were in the league were: Chicago, Boston, St. Louis, Hartford, Louisville, New York and Philadelphia. The Cincinnati Reds and the Chicago Cubs are the only teams stil playing in the National League.
4. True or false: the Cincinnati Reds lost the 1919 World Series to the Chicago White Sox?

Answer: False

The Reds won this World Series. However, the win was tainted because some of the White Sox players allegedly took bribes to lose the game. This Chicago team has been called the 'Black Sox' ever since.
5. What was the name of the first Cincinnati team?

Answer: Cincinnati Red Stockings

Source: Author lvsfan1974

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