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Trivia Quiz - Oakland Athletics Baseball History & Facts

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Quiz Number: 5124
Date Submitted: September 26, 2013
Quiz Categories: MLB American League West
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 68.4 percent
Times Taken: 93 times
Taken by Registered Users: 4

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1. What are the official colors of the Oakland Athletics?
  A.   green, gold & white
  B.   blue and gold
  C.   green and yellow
  D.   cardinal and white

2. Which of the following is a well-known nickname of the Oakland Athletics?
  A.   The White Elephants
  B.   The Green and Gold
  C.   Oakland A's
  D.   all of the above

3. 5-time World Series champion James Hunter was an 8-time All-Star pitcher for the Kansas City/Oakland Athletics. He won the 1974 AL Cy Young Award and pitched a perfect game in 1968. What was his fishy nickname?
  A.   Walleye
  B.   Bluegill
  C.   Trout
  D.   Catfish

4. What is the AAA affiliate of the Oakland Athletics?
  A.   Tacoma Rainiers
  B.   Reno Aces
  C.   Sacramento River Cats
  D.   Fresno Grizzlies

5. What was the nickname of the Oakland Athletics' 1980s-90s home run tandem of Jose Canseco and Mark McGwire?
  A.   Tater Twins
  B.   Homer Hondos
  C.   Boom Boys
  D.   Bash Brothers

6. What is the name of the Oakland Athletics mascot?
  A.   Stomper
  B.   Romper
  C.   Flipper
  D.   Dumper

7. In 1989, the Oakland Athletics won the World Series over the San Francisco Giants. What natural disaster occurred before Game 3 causing the series to be delayed for 10 days?
  A.   flood
  B.   fire
  C.   earthquake
  D.   hurricane

8. What Oakland Athletics' infielder won six Gold Glove Awards from 2001–2006?
  A.   Marco Scutaro
  B.   Eric Chavez
  C.   Dan Johnson
  D.   Mark Ellis

9. What Oakland Athletic player was the first to hit four grand slams in a season?
  A.   Reggie Jackson
  B.   Mark McGwire
  C.   Jose Canseco
  D.   Jason Giambi

10. Despite financial limitations, the 2002 Oakland Athletics won a record 20-straight games and won the American League West Division. What was the name of the 2011 movie that showcased this incredible season?
  A.   Magic A's
  B.   Moneyball
  C.   Field of Dreams
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