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Oakland Athletics All-star Quiz

10 Questions
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With the major league All-Star game approaching on Tuesday, answer these 10 questions relating to the Oakland A’s and the Midsummer Classic.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which A’s pitcher took the loss in a 15-inning affair in Anaheim? 
    • A. 

      Rollie Fingers

    • B. 

      Jim Hunter

    • C. 

      John Odom

  • 2. 
    Which A’s player was the All-Star MVP in 1988? 
    • A. 

      Jose Canseco

    • B. 

      Carney Lansford

    • C. 

      Terry Steinbach

  • 3. 
    Before 2014, who was the last non-pitcher to respresent the A’s at the All-Star game?  
    • A. 

      Jason Giambi

    • B. 

      Ramon Hernandez

    • C. 

      Miguel Tejada

  • 4. 
    Which pitcher was an All-Star starter for both the A’s and the Giants?  
    • A. 

      Vida Blue

    • B. 

      Tim Hudson

    • C. 

      Barry Zito

  • 5. 
    Which third baseman never was selected to be an All-Star?  
    • A. 

      Sal Bando

    • B. 

      Eric Chavez

    • C. 

      Carney Lansford

  • 6. 
    Who has represented the Oakland A’s in the most All-Star games?  
    • A. 

      Rickey Henderson

    • B. 

      Reggie Jackson

    • C. 

      Mark McGwire

  • 7. 
    Who was the first A’s player to win the Home Run Derby?   
    • A. 

      Jose Canseco

    • B. 

      Dave Kingman

    • C. 

      Mark McGwire

  • 8. 
    What was noteworthy about Reggie Jackson’s All-Star home run in 1971?    
    • A. 

      It was inside the park

    • B. 

      It struck a power transformer above the roof

    • C. 

      It was a called shot

  • 9. 
    Which second baseman was the only starting A’s infielder not selected to the 1975 All-Star team?    
    • A. 

      Phil Garner

    • B. 

      Dick Green

    • C. 

      Mark Ellis

  • 10. 
    Which future A’s broadcaster was plowed over at home plate by Cincinnati’s Pete Rose in 1970?    
    • A. 

      Ray Fosse

    • B. 

      Bill King

    • C. 

      Glen Kuiper