New Hampshire Baseball Quiz
Have fun testing your knowledge of New Hampshire baseball history
by taking this quiz.
- QUESTION 1: How and when was baseball
created, and how did a New Hampshire native play a role in it?
- QUESTION 2: What 1901 National League
Boston Beaneaters player went on to become Governor of New Hampshire?
- QUESTION 3: This New Hampshire notable
played with the Boston Beaneaters from 1896 to 1900 and was a close friend of Robert Frost. Can you name him?
- QUESTION 4: Name two New Hampshire
companies that gained national reputations for the manufacture of quality baseball equipment.
- QUESTION 5: How many New Hampshire
players have made it to the major leagues?
- QUESTION 6: New Hampshire is home to
the nation's oldest Sunset League. When and where was it founded?
- QUESTION 7: Name the New Hampshire
towns that have fielded minor league teams.
- QUESTION 8: What New Hampshire minor
league team pioneered integration?
- QUESTION 9: What New Hampshire native
was voted the New York Yankees all-time great third baseman?
- QUESTION 10: What popular New Hampshire
major league catcher and manager was known as Birdie?
- QUESTION 11: Who are the two New Hampshire
natives to win the Cy Young award?
- QUESTION 12: Name this New Hampshire
major league pitcher who was a member of the 1992 All-Star Team.
- QUESTION 13: What New Hampshire resident,
nicknamed "Phenomenal," is known for discovering Christy Mathewson and for losing a total of 50 games
in two consecutive seasons?
- QUESTION 14: This popular star, known
as the "Clown Prince of Baseball," was the first New Hampshire native to play in the major leagues. Who
was he? ANSWER
- QUESTION 15: What two New Hampshire
natives are in the Baseball Hall of Fame?
You finished the quiz!
Find out more fascinating facts about New Hampshire by visiting
the Museum of New Hampshire History. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday
12 noon to 5 p.m. The museum is also open on Mondays from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. from July 1 to Oct. 15 and in December.
Admission is $5.50 for adults, $4.50 for seniors, $3 for children 6-18, with a family maximum of $17.
The museum is located at 6 Eagle Square in Concord, NH. Get
there by taking Exit 14 off I-93 and following the museum signs. Park free in the museum lot off Storrs Street.
For more information call 603/228-6688.
|New Hampshire Fire Insurance Company Baseball Team, Manchester,
NH, 1915. New Hampshire Historical Society collections.
Who Are We?
Founded in 1823, the New Hampshire Historical Society is an
independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving and sharing New Hampshire history. The Society serves thousands
of children and adults each year through its Museum of New Hampshire History, research library, educational programs,
and award-winning publications.
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All of the Society's programs and services are made possible by dues and contributions from individuals, foundations,
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