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Trivia Quiz - Fernando Valenzuela-Dodger Great


Here's a quiz on former pitching great Fernando Valenzuela who inspired the craze Fernandomania.

Quiz Number: 4699
Date Submitted: September 25, 2012
Quiz Categories: Major League Baseball
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 50.7 percent
Times Taken: 94 times
Taken by Registered Users: 1
Quiz is about: Fernando Valenzuela

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Fernando Valenzuela Dodger Great
(Image Source: Fernando Valenzuela @ University of California, Santa Barbara)


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1. What country was Fernando born in?
  A.   Mexico
  B.   Venezuela
  C.   Cuba
  D.   Dominican Republic

2. What was Fernando's nickname?
  A.   El K Bong
  B.   The Matador
  C.   El Toro (The Bull)
  D.   Mucho KO

3. How many consecutive games did Fernando win to start his career?
  A.   6
  B.   8
  C.   10
  D.   12

4. Fernando was the first player in MLB history to do what?
  A.   Strike out 20 or more in a game 3 times in a season.
  B.   Strike out 20 players in a game.
  C.   Win Cy Young Award and Strikeout over 300 in a season.
  D.   Win Rookie of the Year and the Cy Young in the same year.

5. What MLB team actually purchased Fernando from the Mexican Central League.
  A.   New York Yankees
  B.   Chicago Cubs
  C.   L.A.Dodgers
  D.   San Diego Padres

6. What jersey number did Fernando wear while playing Major League Baseball?
  A.   34
  B.   42
  C.   43
  D.   36

7. What award did Fernando win as a Rookie?
  A.   Rookie of the Year
  B.   Silver Slugger Award
  C.   Cy Young Award
  D.   All of the Above

8. What team did Fernando pitch his last game in the Major Leagues with?
  A.   San Diego Padres
  B.   St.Louis Cardinals
  C.   L.A.Dodgers
  D.   New York Yankees

9. How many Silver Sluggers Awards did Fernando win for being the best hitting pitcher during a season?
  A.   0
  B.   1
  C.   2
  D.   3

10. Fernando became the youngest pitcher to do what in the World Series?
  A.   Start Game 1 of a World Series
  B.   Get a Save in the World Series
  C.   Get 20 Strikeouts in a World Series game
  D.   Appear in all 7 games of a World Series


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