Do You Know MLB - Houston Astros?

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Do You Know MLB - Houston Astros?

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  • 1. 
    What Astro threw a no-hitter in 1986 in a pennant clinching game against the Giants?
    • A. 

      Bob Knepper

    • B. 

      Mike Scott

    • C. 

      Phil Niekro

    • D. 

      Nolan Ryan

  • 2. 
    What season was the Astros first sub .500 season since 1991?
    • A. 

      2005

    • B. 

      2004

    • C. 

      1999

    • D. 

      2000

  • 3. 
    Who did the Houston Astros get in exchange for Jose Lima and cash in 2001?
    • A. 

      Dave Mlicki

    • B. 

      Billy Wagner

    • C. 

      Brian Moehler

    • D. 

      Ron Villone

  • 4. 
    Who was the Astros first draft pick in the 2007 Baseball Draft?
    • A. 

      Derek Dietrich

    • B. 

      Luis Pardo

    • C. 

      Brett Eibner

    • D. 

      David Dinelli

  • 5. 
    Just prior to becoming the Houston Astros pitching coach, Dave Wallace was with what team?
    • A. 

      Florida Marlins

    • B. 

      New York Mets

    • C. 

      Atlanta Braves

    • D. 

      Boston Red Sox

  • 6. 
    What is the street address of Houston Astros' Minute Maid Park?
    • A. 

      1640 Brittmoore Street

    • B. 

      501 Crawford Street

    • C. 

      2500 Bissonnett Street

    • D. 

      500 Astros Blvd

  • 7. 
    Which of these Houston Astros managers took over for Bill Virdon in 1982?
    • A. 

      Hal Lanier

    • B. 

      Preston Gomez

    • C. 

      Art Howe

    • D. 

      Bob Lillis

  • 8. 
    What National League team shares the same inaugural season with the Houston Astros?
    • A. 

      San Diego Padres

    • B. 

      Atlanta Braves

    • C. 

      Montreal Expos

    • D. 

      New York Mets

  • 9. 
    Which Houston Astros player had his number retired after playing only 88 games in the Major Leagues?
    • A. 

      Luis Pujols

    • B. 

      Joe Cannon

    • C. 

      Jimmy Sexton

    • D. 

      Jim Umbricht

  • 10. 
    What was a nickname given to the Houston Astros orange, yellow and navy uniforms worn from 1975 - 1993?
    • A. 

      The Distractions

    • B. 

      The Rocket Men

    • C. 

      The Popsicles

    • D. 

      The Stripes

  • 11. 
    What team did the Houston Astros shutout an amazing 7 times in 1978?
    • A. 

      San Diego Padres

    • B. 

      Atlanta Braves

    • C. 

      St. Louis Cardinals

    • D. 

      New York Mets

  • 12. 
    What Houston Astros player was awarded the first 1 million dollar salary in Major League history?
    • A. 

      Nolan Ryan

    • B. 

      J.R. Richard

    • C. 

      Joe Morgan

    • D. 

      Cesar Cedeno

  • 13. 
    In 1983, Houston Astros pitcher Nolan Ryan became Major League Baseball's strikeout king against what team?
    • A. 

      Pittsburgh Pirates

    • B. 

      New York Mets

    • C. 

      Chicago Cubs

    • D. 

      Montreal Expos

  • 14. 
    Who was the Houston Astros pitcher that led the National League in 1981 with an impressive 1.69 ERA?
    • A. 

      Don Sutton

    • B. 

      Joe Niekro

    • C. 

      Bob Knepper

    • D. 

      Nolan Ryan

  • 15. 
    In 1999, the Houston Astros won the National League Central Division, what team finished second?
    • A. 

      Cincinnati Reds

    • B. 

      Milwaukee Brewers

    • C. 

      Pittsburgh Pirates

    • D. 

      Chicago Cubs

  • 16. 
    Who was the Houston Astros 20 game winner during the 2004 campaign?
    • A. 

      Roger Clemens

    • B. 

      Roy Oswalt

    • C. 

      Andy Pettitte

    • D. 

      Tim Redding

  • 17. 
    Who was the first Houston Astros pitcher to lead the Major Leagues in ERA?
    • A. 

      Joe Niekro

    • B. 

      Nolan Ryan

    • C. 

      J.R. Richard

    • D. 

      Mike Scott

  • 18. 
    Entering the 1999 season, who held the Colt 45/Astros record for career shutouts?
    • A. 

      Nolan Ryan

    • B. 

      J.R. Richard

    • C. 

      Mike Scott

    • D. 

      Larry Dierker

  • 19. 
    What company developed Astroturf for the Astrodome?
    • A. 

      R.J. Reynolds

    • B. 

      Siemens

    • C. 

      Monsanto

    • D. 

      Alcoa

  • 20. 
    Who hit the first regular season home run in the Astrodome?
    • A. 

      Dick Allen

    • B. 

      Bob Aspromonte

    • C. 

      Willie Stargell

    • D. 

      Jim Wynn

  • 21. 
    In 2001, the Houston Astros finished in what place in their division?
    • A. 

      1st

    • B. 

      2nd

    • C. 

      5th

    • D. 

      4th

  • 22. 
    How was the last out recorded in Mike Scott's 1986 no hitter as a Houston Astro?
    • A. 

      Fly Out To Center Field

    • B. 

      Ground Out To First Base

    • C. 

      Pop Out To Third Base

    • D. 

      Strike Out

  • 23. 
    Which Houston Astro had the nickname the "Red Rooster"?
    • A. 

      Phil Garner

    • B. 

      Doug Rader

    • C. 

      Rusty Staub

    • D. 

      Fred Gladding

  • 24. 
    What does Roy Oswalt claim helped his shoulder injury in 1999?
    • A. 

      A Hot Spring In Colorado

    • B. 

      Surgery

    • C. 

      Acupuncture

    • D. 

      A Shock From His Truck

  • 25. 
    What is Roy Oswalt's song when he enters the stadium at a home game?
    • A. 

      AC/DC's "Hell's Bells"

    • B. 

      Ozzy Osbourne's "Crazy Train"

    • C. 

      Godsmack's "I Stand Alone"

    • D. 

      Pearl Jam's "Animal"

  • 26. 
    In what year were the Houston Astros, known then as the Houston Colts, founded?
    • A. 

      1960

    • B. 

      1972

    • C. 

      1962

    • D. 

      1968

  • 27. 
    In what year did the Houston Colt .45's change their name to become the Houston Astros?
    • A. 

      1967

    • B. 

      1965

    • C. 

      1970

    • D. 

      1963

  • 28. 
    In 2007, who owned the Houston Astros?
    • A. 

      Drayton McLane, Jr.

    • B. 

      Tim Purpura

    • C. 

      Phil Garner

    • D. 

      Jim Bust

  • 29. 
    In 2007, who was the General Manager for the Houston Astros?
    • A. 

      Phil Garner

    • B. 

      Drayton McLane, Jr.

    • C. 

      Tim Purpura

    • D. 

      Jake Johnson

  • 30. 
    Which former MLB infielder was the manager of the Houston Astros in 2007?
    • A. 

      Wade Boggs

    • B. 

      Larry Bowa

    • C. 

      Philip Mason Garner

    • D. 

      Cal Ripken, Jr.