Welcome, movie buffs and trivia enthusiasts! Today, we’re diving into one of the iconic sports films of the ’90s – “A League of Their Own.” This Penny Marshall-directed masterpiece gave us a glimpse into the world of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League, spiced with humor, drama, and memorable performances. We’ve compiled a list of 80 A League of Their Own Trivia questions and answers about this remarkable movie that will test your knowledge and maybe even help you discover something new.
So, whether you’re a long-time fan of Dottie, Kit, and the rest of the Rockford Peaches or you’ve just recently seen the film, it’s time to step up to the plate. Let’s see how much you really know about “A League of Their Own”. Play ball!
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movie trivia like this, check out: 1. Who directed “A League of Their Own”? Reveal Answer Penny Marshall 2. What real-life professional baseball league inspired “A League of Their Own”? Reveal Answer The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL) 3. Which actress played Dottie Hinson in “A League of Their Own”? Reveal Answer Geena Davis 4. Which musician played Jimmy Dugan? Reveal Answer Tom Hanks 5. In what year is the main story of “A League of Their Own” set? Reveal Answer 1943 6. What city’s baseball team do Dottie and Kit play for? Reveal Answer Rockford, Illinois (The Rockford Peaches) 7. Which actress played Kit Keller in “A League of Their Own”? Reveal Answer Lori Petty 8. What is the name of the chocolate bar Jimmy Dugan advertises in the film? Reveal Answer Mr. Chocolate 9. Which former sitcom star played Doris Murphy? Reveal Answer Rosie O’Donnell 10. What famous line did Tom Hanks’s character say about crying in baseball? Reveal Answer “There’s no crying in baseball!” 11. What famous pop singer played Mae Mordabito? Reveal Answer Madonna 12. What position did Dottie Hinson play? Reveal Answer Catcher 13. Which famous comedian played the team’s scout, Ernie Capadino? Reveal Answer Jon Lovitz 14. What was the name of the team’s assistant manager? Reveal Answer Ira Lowenstein, played by David Strathairn 15. What position did Kit Keller play? Reveal Answer Pitcher 16. Which actress played Marla Hooch, a player notable for her powerful hitting? Reveal Answer Megan Cavanagh 17. Who does Dottie compete with for Jimmy’s attention? Reveal Answer No one. Jimmy and Dottie have a professional relationship. 18. Who won the final game of the season in the movie? Reveal Answer The Racine Belles 19. What relation are Dottie and Kit to each other? Reveal Answer They’re sisters. 20. What city does Kit get traded to? Reveal Answer Racine, Wisconsin (The Racine Belles) Reveal Answer The radio announcer, played by Pauline Brailsford 22. How does the film start in terms of narrative time? Reveal Answer It starts in the present day (1992) at the Baseball Hall of Fame and then moves back to the 1940s. 23. Who gives Dottie the news that her husband is coming home from the war? Reveal Answer Jimmy Dugan 24. What causes the argument between Dottie and Kit that leads to Kit’s trade? Reveal Answer Kit feels overshadowed and belittled by Dottie’s abilities. 25. Why did Dottie decide to leave the league? Reveal Answer She wanted to start a family with her husband who had just returned from the war. 26. What happens to Jimmy Dugan at the end of the film? Reveal Answer He becomes a scout for the league. 27. What is the profession of Dottie’s husband, Bob? Reveal Answer He’s a soldier in the U.S. Army. 28. What team does Marla Hooch play for? Reveal Answer The Rockford Peaches 29. What happens to Betty ‘Betty Spaghetti’ Horn after the death of her husband? Reveal Answer She leaves the team to return home. 30. What does Dottie teach the women before their first game? Reveal Answer How to slide into base. 31. What is Dottie doing when Ernie Capadino first sees her? Reveal Answer Milking a cow. 32. What reason does Ernie initially give for not wanting to recruit Marla? Reveal Answer He thinks she’s not attractive enough to be a draw for the audience. 33. What war is going on during the events of “A League of Their Own”? Reveal Answer World War II 34. Who does Dottie’s grand-daughter play in the film’s final scene? Reveal Answer A younger version of Dottie 35. How does Marla impress the scouts? Reveal Answer With her incredible hitting power. 36. Who ended up catching the ball in the final play of the World Series game? Reveal Answer Dottie 37. Why did Jimmy Dugan stop playing baseball? Reveal Answer He had a knee injury. 38. How does the team respond to the charm school lessons? Reveal Answer They find them ridiculous and largely ignore them. 39. What song do the players sing on the bus? Reveal Answer “It’s A-Long Way To Tipperary” 40. Who is the elderly woman that begins and ends the film at the Baseball Hall of Fame? Reveal Answer An older Dottie Hinson 41. Who hits the crucial home run in the World Series finale? Reveal Answer Kit Keller 42. Why does Jimmy Dugan dislike the idea of coaching a women’s team at first? Reveal Answer He believes women can’t play baseball at a professional level. 43. What change in Kit’s pitching does Dottie advise to the catcher in the World Series finale? Reveal Answer To keep the pitches high, as Kit would want to prove herself by hitting them. 44. Who accompanies Marla when she leaves for the league? Reveal Answer Her father. 45. Where does Dottie live at the start of the movie? Reveal Answer Oregon 46. Who invites Dottie and the other former players to the opening of the AAGPBL exhibit? Reveal Answer Ira Lowenstein 47. Who’s photograph does Betty ‘Betty Spaghetti’ Horn receive with the news of her husband’s death? Reveal Answer George, her husband 48. Who narrates the opening of the movie? Reveal Answer Older Dottie 49. What dance does Marla perform at the Suds Bucket? Reveal Answer The Swing 50. Who plays older Dottie? Reveal Answer Lynn Cartwright 51. Which of the players couldn’t read? Reveal Answer Shirley Baker 52. How did Jimmy Dugan become the coach of the Rockford Peaches? Reveal Answer Ira Lowenstein hired him. 53. Why was the AAGPBL started according to the film? Reveal Answer To keep the public interested in baseball while many of the male players were away during World War II. 54. Who does Dottie compete against in the World Series final? Reveal Answer Her sister, Kit. 55. What does Jimmy Dugan ask Evelyn about when he first meets the team? Reveal Answer Her son, Stilwell. 56. What rule change leads to a fight between Jimmy and the umpire? Reveal Answer The size of the baseball is changed to be larger, like the one used in men’s baseball. 57. Who gets married during the league’s first season? Reveal Answer Marla Hooch. 58. Who do Dottie and Kit see in the stands at their first professional game? Reveal Answer Their parents. 59. What does Jimmy gift Dottie before the World Series game? Reveal Answer A new mitt. 60. How does Jimmy react when Dottie comes back for the World Series? Reveal Answer He is happy and admits he was wrong to think she would not return. 61. Who does Dottie talk to after the final game of the World Series? Reveal Answer Her husband, Bob. 62. What habit does Jimmy Dugan have a problem with? Reveal Answer Alcoholism. 63. What record does Dottie set in the league? Reveal Answer The highest batting average. 64. Who offers Dottie a managing job? Reveal Answer Ira Lowenstein. 65. What is the nickname of the Racine team? Reveal Answer The Racine Belles. 66. Who breaks the news of the league’s formation to Dottie and Kit? Reveal Answer Ernie Capadino. 67. What does Dottie do at the end of the final World Series game that makes Kit the hero? Reveal Answer She drops the ball, allowing Kit to score the winning run. 68. Who takes over as coach of the Peaches when Jimmy Dugan is not available? Reveal Answer Dottie Hinson. 69. What part of the uniform are the players most uncomfortable with? Reveal Answer The short skirt. 70. Where do the girls go for charm and beauty school? Reveal Answer Chicago. 71. What ailment does Jimmy Dugan pretend to suffer from to avoid meeting the press? Reveal Answer Lumbago. 72. Who makes the final out in the World Series game? Reveal Answer Dottie Hinson. 73. What candy does Stillwell continually eat during games? Reveal Answer Chocolate bars. 74. Who is the first player to be injured during the charm and beauty school? Reveal Answer Evelyn Gardner. 75. Where is the Baseball Hall of Fame located, which features at the beginning and end of the movie? Reveal Answer Cooperstown, New York. 76. What causes Dottie to leave the game in the middle of the season? Reveal Answer Her husband returns from the war. 77. Which actress plays older Marla Hooch in the movie? Reveal Answer Ann Cusack. 78. What is the name of the team’s bus driver? Reveal Answer Charlie. 79. Who does Marla Hooch marry? Reveal Answer Nelson, an AAGPBL staff member. 80. What does Dottie show the women to avoid getting scratched while sliding into base? Reveal Answer Sliding shorts.