The Frustrated Fan Quiz

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The Frustrated Fan Quiz

Testing your obscure knowledge of the Dodgers. . .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How many home runs did Mike Piazza hit after the Dodgers traded him?
    • A. 

      180

    • B. 

      204

    • C. 

      218

    • D. 

      240

  • 2. 
    Which Dominican teenager did the Dodgers have their eye on but ultimately let sign with another organization for $3,500?
    • A. 

      George Bell

    • B. 

      Vladimir Guerrero

    • C. 

      Albert Pujols

    • D. 

      Miguel Tejada

    • E. 

      Julio Franco

  • 3. 
    The Dodgers traded Pedro Martinez to the Expos in 1993 because...
    • A. 

      He put up mediocre numbers in the minors.

    • B. 

      He got into a shoving match with Tommy Lasorda.

    • C. 

      He wasn't happy with a role in the bullpen.

    • D. 

      They didn't think he'd be durable.

  • 4. 
    When Tommy Lasorda was interim GM for half a season, which of the following moves did he NOT make?
    • A. 

      Traded for Carlos Perez and signed him to an extension

    • B. 

      Traded Paul Konerko and Dennys Reyes for Jeff Shaw

    • C. 

      Acquired fat pitcher Brian Bohanon from the Mets

    • D. 

      Traded Eric Young for Ismael Valdez

  • 5. 
    Which Dodger was caught throwing firecrackers at fans in the parking lot?
    • A. 

      Jim Leyritz

    • B. 

      Garey Ingram

    • C. 

      Eric Davis

    • D. 

      Juan Samuel

    • E. 

      Mariano Duncan

  • 6. 
    Which of following Dodgers did not have bad acne or some other type of skin problem?
    • A. 

      Stan Javier

    • B. 

      Tom Goodwin

    • C. 

      Antonio Osuna

    • D. 

      Matt Luke

    • E. 

      Davey Johnson

  • 7. 
    Which of the following Dodgers died prematurely from something other than a physical accident?
    • A. 

      Tim Crews

    • B. 

      Steve Howe

    • C. 

      Brian Traxler

    • D. 

      Mike Sharperson

    • E. 

      Mike Huff

  • 8. 
    Which Dodger infielder had to wear a face mask after colliding with which Dodger outfielder in the 90s?
    • A. 

      Jose Offerman / Chris Gwynn

    • B. 

      Alfredo Griffin / Chris Gywnn

    • C. 

      Delino DeShields / Raul Mondesi

    • D. 

      Delino DeShields / Henry Rodriguez

    • E. 

      Juan Samuel / Raul Mondesi

  • 9. 
    Which Dodger lost a shoe during his first game in blue?
    • A. 

      Wayne Kirby

    • B. 

      Trenidad Hubbard

    • C. 

      Cory Snyder

    • D. 

      Kal Daniels

    • E. 

      Gary Carter

  • 10. 
    Only one of the following quotes from Gary Sheffield isn't real. Which one is it?
    • A. 

      It's not my fault they signed Perez to that stupid contract.

    • B. 

      I'm getting less than Dreifort?

    • C. 

      It's not my fault they gave Eric Karros a no-trade clause when he's got no value.

    • D. 

      It's not my fault the pitching staff can't hold a [bleeping] six-run lead.

    • E. 

      They give out all of these dumb contracts, and when it comes to me--nothing.

  • 11. 
    What will formwer GM Dan Evans be best remembered for?
    • A. 

      Acquiring Jolbert Cabrera

    • B. 

      Acquiring Daryle Ward

    • C. 

      Inviting Ron Coomer to Spring Training

    • D. 

      Wearing a pink shirt

  • 12. 
    What stadium job did Jerry Reuss and Jay Johnstone once assume?
    • A. 

      Grounds crew

    • B. 

      Usher

    • C. 

      Public address announcer

    • D. 

      Ticket taker

    • E. 

      Hot dog vendor

  • 13. 
    Of the following, which player is the only one to actually hit for a higher average WITH the Dodgers than he did AGAINST the Dodgers?
    • A. 

      Jim Eisenreich

    • B. 

      Wilton Guerrero

    • C. 

      Craig Counsell

    • D. 

      Jeromy Burnitz

    • E. 

      Eric Young

  • 14. 
    What was "Project Five Ton Gorilla" as it relates to the Dodgers?
    • A. 

      Frank McCourt's secret plans to build a baseball stadium in Downtown LA and sell the 300 acres of Chavez Ravine

    • B. 

      Frank McCourt's secret plans to build a football stadium and entertainment complex in the stadium parking lot

    • C. 

      Jim Tracy's plans to relocate Wilson Alvarez to the other side of the dugout

    • D. 

      Fox's short-lived plans to sell naming rights to Dodger Stadium

    • E. 

      Peter O' Malley's plans in the late 70's to build a Spring Training Complex for the Dodgers in Palm Springs

  • 15. 
    How many guys named Brad have played for the Dodgers?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 16. 
    How many guys named Chad have played for the Dodgers?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

    • E. 

      7

  • 17. 
    Which two of the following Dodger position players once pitched a scoreless inning?
    • A. 

      Chris Donnels

    • B. 

      Jeff Hamilton

    • C. 

      Mickey Hatcher

    • D. 

      Robin Ventura

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    In 1992, only one Dodger hit more than 10 home runs. Who was it?
    • A. 

      Eric Karros

    • B. 

      Darryl Strawberry

    • C. 

      Eric Davis

    • D. 

      Mitch Webster

    • E. 

      Jose Offerman

  • 19. 
    Who hit a total of 20 home runs over his first three seasons as a Dodger and then broke out for 36 HRs the first full season after being traded?
    • A. 

      Mike Devereaux

    • B. 

      Sid Bream

    • C. 

      Paul Konerko

    • D. 

      Henry Rodriguez

    • E. 

      Karim Garcia

  • 20. 
    Which of the following Dodgers DIDN'T have multiple stints with the team?
    • A. 

      Brett Butler

    • B. 

      Tim Wallach

    • C. 

      Elmer Dessens

    • D. 

      Jim Gott

    • E. 

      Ismael Valdes

  • 21. 
    During a 21-inning game in 1991, who ended up playing third base for the final inning?
    • A. 

      Orel Hershiser

    • B. 

      Eddie Murray

    • C. 

      Fernando Valenzuela

    • D. 

      Tim Leary

    • E. 

      Rick Dempsey

  • 22. 
    Which group of Dodgers once faced the Oakland A's on the Family Feud game show?
    • A. 

      Bob Welch, Rick Honeycutt, Dave Stewart, Tom Niedenfuer, and Ken Landreaux

    • B. 

      Dave Anderson, Todd Maulding, Alejandro Pena, Rick Dempsey, and Mike Davis

    • C. 

      Mike Scioscia, Dave Anderson, Ben Hines, Mike Morgan, and Orel Hershiser

    • D. 

      John Shelby, Tim Leary, Tim Belcher, Rick Dempsey, and Jim Gott

    • E. 

      Brett Butler, Manny Mota, Ramon Martinez, Roger McDowell, and John Candelaria

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