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Oakland Athletics Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Which player has not had his number retired by the A's?  
    • A. 

      Jose Canseco

    • B. 

      Dennis Eckersley

    • C. 

      Rollie Fingers

  • 2. 
    Which of these players who began their career in Oakland did NOT have more than one tour of duty with the A's?
    • A. 

      Jose Canseco

    • B. 

      Reggie Jackson

    • C. 

      Mark McGwire

  • 3. 
    The A's of the early 1980s were known for playing "Billyball." For whom was it named?
    • A. 

      Billy Beane

    • B. 

      Billy Martin

    • C. 

      Billy North

  • 4. 
    How many bases did Rickey Henderson steal in his record-breaking 1982 season?
    • A. 

      56

    • B. 

      101

    • C. 

      130

  • 5. 
    The A's have been involved in six playoff series since 2000. How many have they won?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      5

  • 6. 
    Right-hander Rick Langford started 33 games for the A's in 1980. How many did he complete?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      17

    • C. 

      28

  • 7. 
    What was the name of the mechanical rabbit that popped out of the ground at the Oakland Coliseum to deliver baseballs to the home plate umpire?
    • A. 

      Harry

    • B. 

      Harvey

    • C. 

      Charlie O.

  • 8. 
    At which position did Mark McGwire begin his major league career?
    • A. 

      First base

    • B. 

      Third base

    • C. 

      Left field

  • 9. 
    Which former A's slugger chose to wear the name of his high school on the back of his jersey for part of one season?
    • A. 

      Reggie Jackson

    • B. 

      Dick Allen

    • C. 

      Dwayne Murphy

  • 10. 
    Which A's player was "fired" by the team in the middle of a World Series?
    • A. 

      Jose Canseco

    • B. 

      Mike Andrews

    • C. 

      Ted Kubiak

  • 11. 
    Who has worn the highest uniform number in A's history?
    • A. 

      Willie Crawford

    • B. 

      Barry Zito

    • C. 

      Jordan Norberto

  • 12. 
    Who was the first hitting coach in Oakland A's history?
    • A. 

      Joe DiMaggio

    • B. 

      Charley Lau

    • C. 

      Irv Noren

  • 13. 
    Who is the Oakland A's all-time leading hitter?
    • A. 

      Carney Lansford

    • B. 

      Rickey Henderson

    • C. 

      Jason Giambi

  • 14. 
    Which pitcher has the most career home runs in Athletics franchise history?
    • A. 

      Blue Moon Odom

    • B. 

      Catfish Hunter

    • C. 

      Rollie Fingers

  • 15. 
    Who led the A's in RBI during their 1989 World Series sweep of the Giants?
    • A. 

      Dave Henderson

    • B. 

      Carney Lansford

    • C. 

      Terry Steinbach

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