St. Louis Cardinals Trivia Answers
1.) Name the only woman in franchise history to own the Cardinals; she was the first woman to own a major league team.
Helene Robison Britton owned the Cardinals from 1911 to 1916, taking over after the death of her father, Stanley Robison
2.) This Cardinal is the only player in major league history to hit at least 40 home runs and have a .400 batting average in the same season. Name him.
Rogers Hornsby hit 42 home runs and batted .401 in 1922. He also had 152 RBI
3.) Name the six Cardinals who have been chosen National League Rookie of the Year, begining in 1954.
The six Cardinals selected as N.L. Rookie of the Year were: Wally Moon(1954), Bill Virdon(1955), Arnold "Bake" McBride(1974), Vince Coleman(1985), Todd Worrell(1986) and Albert Pujols(2001)
4.) Who holds the Cardinals' single season record for most runs batted in?
Joe "Ducky" Medwick had 154 RBI in 1937 when he won the N.L.'s Triple Crown
5.) Name the only Cardinals pitcher to throw two no-hitters.
Bob Forsh. (versus the Phillies in 1978 and the Expos in 1983)
6.) In 1963, four Cardinals won Gold Glove awards. Name all four.
The four Cardinals to win Gold Glove awards in 1963: pitcher Bobby Shantz, outfielder Curt Flood, first baseman Bill White and third baseman Ken Boyer
7.) How many National League batting titles did Stan Musial win?
Stan Musial won 7 batting titles.(1943, 1946, 1948, 1950, 1951, 1952 and 1957)
8.) In 1933, a Cardinals pitcher was chosen to start for the National League in the first All-Star game at Comiskey Park in Chicago. Name him.
Lefty "Wild Bill" Hallahan started for the National League. He was the losing pitcher, giving up the first RBI(to pitcher Lefty Gomez) and the first home run(to Babe Ruth) in All-Star game history
9.) 1979 was the only season in National League history that two players were chosen as co-MVP's of the league. One was a Cardinal. Name both.
The Cardinals' Keith Hernandez and Pittsburgh's Willie Stargell. Ironically, both were first baseman
10.) When Mark McGwire set a new franchise record for home runs in a single season in 1998, whose record did he break?
Johnny Mize had hit 43 round-trippers for the Cardinals in 1940