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  • 1. 

    Which of these ballplayers has worn number 5 for the Devil Rays?

    • A.

      Ichiro Suzuki

    • B.

      Scott Williamson

    • C.

      Jeff Bagwell

    • D.

      Rocco Baldelli

    Correct Answer
    D. Rocco Baldelli
    Explanation
    Rocco Baldelli has worn number 5 for the Devil Rays.

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  • 2. 

    Which Devil Rays slugger led the team in home runs in the 2004 season?

    • A.

      Aubrey Huff

    • B.

      Lance Berkman

    • C.

      J.D. Drew

    • D.

      Jim Thome

    Correct Answer
    A. Aubrey Huff
    Explanation
    Aubrey Huff is the correct answer because he led the Devil Rays in home runs during the 2004 season. This means that he hit the most home runs out of all the players on the team that year.

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  • 3. 

    Which pitcher led the 2004 Devil Rays in wins?

    • A.

      Ted Lilly

    • B.

      Brian Lawrence

    • C.

      Shawn Estes

    • D.

      Mark Hendrickson

    Correct Answer
    D. Mark Hendrickson
    Explanation
    Mark Hendrickson led the 2004 Devil Rays in wins.

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  • 4. 

    Which Tampa Bay Devil Ray stole his 200th base on July 5, 2006?

    • A.

      Scott Kazmir

    • B.

      Jorge Cantu

    • C.

      Carl Crawford

    • D.

      Marlon Anderson

    Correct Answer
    C. Carl Crawford
    Explanation
    Carl Crawford is the correct answer because he was a player for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays during the specified time period. He was known for his speed and base-stealing ability, reaching the milestone of 200 stolen bases on July 5, 2006. Scott Kazmir, Jorge Cantu, and Marlon Anderson were also players for the Devil Rays, but there is no information indicating that they stole their 200th base on that specific date.

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  • 5. 

    In 2006, who led the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in RBIs?

    • A.

      Ty Wigginton

    • B.

      Carl Crawford

    • C.

      Jorge Cantu

    • D.

      Jonny Gomes

    Correct Answer
    A. Ty Wigginton
    Explanation
    Ty Wigginton led the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in RBIs in 2006.

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  • 6. 

    Who quit as Tampa Bay Devil Rays manager at the end of the 2005 season with one contract year left?

    • A.

      Lou Piniella

    • B.

      Joe Maddon

    • C.

      Hal McRae

    • D.

      Larry Rothschild

    Correct Answer
    A. Lou Piniella
    Explanation
    Lou Piniella quit as the Tampa Bay Devil Rays manager at the end of the 2005 season with one contract year left.

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  • 7. 

    What is the jersey number of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays' mascot, Raymond?

    • A.

      The Mascot Doesn't Wear A Jersey

    • B.

      0

    • C.

      1

    • D.

      99

    Correct Answer
    B. 0
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 0 because the question states that the mascot of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Raymond, does not wear a jersey. Therefore, it can be inferred that the mascot does not have a jersey number.

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  • 8. 

    Which 2002 film is based on the true story of Jim Morris, a pitcher for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays?

    • A.

      Rookie Of The Year

    • B.

      A League Of Their Own

    • C.

      The Rookie

    • D.

      The Closer

    Correct Answer
    C. The Rookie
    Explanation
    "The Rookie" is the correct answer because it is a 2002 film that is based on the true story of Jim Morris, a pitcher for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. The movie depicts Morris' journey from being a high school science teacher to fulfilling his dream of playing Major League Baseball at the age of 35. It showcases his determination, hard work, and the challenges he faces along the way. The film received positive reviews for its inspirational story and Dennis Quaid's performance as Jim Morris.

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  • 9. 

    What was the original name of Tropicana Field, the home park of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays?

    • A.

      Sunnyvale Dome

    • B.

      Florida Suncoast Dome

    • C.

      Thunderdome

    • D.

      St. Petersburg Dome

    Correct Answer
    B. Florida Suncoast Dome
    Explanation
    The original name of Tropicana Field, the home park of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, was the Florida Suncoast Dome.

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  • 10. 

    In 2006, who led the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in home runs?

    • A.

      Carl Crawford

    • B.

      Ty Wigginton

    • C.

      Jorge Cantu

    • D.

      Jonny Gomes

    Correct Answer
    B. Ty Wigginton
    Explanation
    Ty Wigginton led the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in home runs in 2006.

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  • 11. 

    Who was the only member of the 2004 Tampa Bay Devil Rays named to the AL All Star team?

    • A.

      Jose Cruz, Jr.

    • B.

      Aubrey Huff

    • C.

      Carl Crawford

    • D.

      Tino Martinez

    Correct Answer
    C. Carl Crawford
    Explanation
    Carl Crawford was the only member of the 2004 Tampa Bay Devil Rays who was named to the AL All-Star team. This implies that among the given options, Carl Crawford was the only player from the Devil Rays who achieved the honor of being selected to the All-Star team in that particular year.

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  • 12. 

    Which manager did the Tampa Bay Devil Rays hire in 2003?

    • A.

      Chuck LaMar

    • B.

      Larry Rothschild

    • C.

      Lou Piniella

    • D.

      Matt Silverman

    Correct Answer
    C. Lou Piniella
    Explanation
    In 2003, the Tampa Bay Devil Rays hired Lou Piniella as their manager. Piniella is a well-known and respected figure in baseball, having previously managed the New York Yankees and the Seattle Mariners. His hiring was seen as a significant move for the Devil Rays, as they were looking to bring in an experienced and successful manager to help turn the team around. Piniella's tenure with the Devil Rays lasted until 2005, during which he made notable contributions to the team's development and performance.

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  • 13. 

    In which city are The Tampa Bay Devil Rays based?

    • A.

      Tampa, Florida

    • B.

      Orlando, Florida

    • C.

      St. Petersburg, Florida

    • D.

      Clearwater, Florida

    Correct Answer
    C. St. Petersburg, Florida
    Explanation
    The Tampa Bay Devil Rays are based in St. Petersburg, Florida. This city is located on the western coast of Florida and is home to Tropicana Field, which is the team's home stadium. Tampa, Orlando, and Clearwater are all cities in Florida, but St. Petersburg is the correct answer as it is specifically mentioned as the location for the Devil Rays.

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  • 14. 

    To which division of the American League do the Tampa Bay Devil Rays belong?

    • A.

      West

    • B.

      South

    • C.

      Central

    • D.

      East

    Correct Answer
    D. East
    Explanation
    The Tampa Bay Devil Rays belong to the East division of the American League.

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  • 15. 

    Which orange juice company gave its name to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays' stadium?

    • A.

      Donald Duck

    • B.

      Tropicana

    • C.

      Minute Maid

    • D.

      Juicy Juice

    Correct Answer
    B. Tropicana
    Explanation
    Tropicana gave its name to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays' stadium.

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  • 16. 

    On March 9, 1995, the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and which other team were granted expansion franchises?

    • A.

      Colorado Rockies

    • B.

      Toronto Blue Jays

    • C.

      Arizona Diamondbacks

    • D.

      Houston Astros

    Correct Answer
    C. Arizona Diamondbacks
    Explanation
    On March 9, 1995, the Tampa Bay Devil Rays and the Arizona Diamondbacks were granted expansion franchises. This means that both teams were given permission to join the Major League Baseball (MLB) as new teams. The question is asking to identify the team that was granted an expansion franchise alongside the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, and the correct answer is the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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  • 17. 

    Which slugger was not a member of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in 2000?

    • A.

      Jose Canseco

    • B.

      Greg Vaughn

    • C.

      Fred McGriff

    • D.

      Johnny Damon

    Correct Answer
    D. Johnny Damon
    Explanation
    In 2000, Johnny Damon was not a member of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

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  • 18. 

    What baseball star hit his 400th career home run while a Tampa Bay Devil Ray?

    • A.

      Mark McGwire

    • B.

      Barry Bonds

    • C.

      Jose Canseco

    • D.

      Sammy Sosa

    Correct Answer
    C. Jose Canseco
    Explanation
    Jose Canseco hit his 400th career home run while playing for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

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