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The Oakland Athletics: 1989

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The Oakland Athletics 1989 game quiz
"This quiz will test your knowledge on the 1989 Oakland Athletics, who went on to win the World Series."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Who was number 34, the right-handed starting pitcher?
    Dan Stanfield
    Dave Stewart
    Jim Cordone
    Jim Corzi


2. The Athletics had a sidearm closing pitcher, #43. Who was he?
    Curt Young
    Bob Welch
    Dennis Eckersly
    Eric Plunk


3. Who was the A's number 36, the primary catcher?
    Chris Bando
    Terry Steinbach
    Ron Hassey
    Ramon Hernandez


4. Who was the first baseman, number 25, and 1987 Rookie of the Year?
    Carney Lansford
    Mike Gallego
    Mark McGwire
    Walt Weiss


5. Who was number 9, the Athletics' second baseman?
    Mike Gallego
    Mark McGwire
    Carney Lansford
    Walt Weiss


6. Number 4, the third baseman was what player?
    Mike Gallego
    Mark McGwire
    Walt Weiss
    Carney Lansford


7. The switch-hitting backup shortstop, number 7 was who?
    Mike Gallego
    Carney Lansford
    Walt Weiss
    Mark McGwire


8. Which speedster who wore the number 24, played the left field position?
    Stan Javier
    Dave Henderson
    Rickey Henderson
    Jose Canseco


9. Who was number 42, and was the Athletics' center fielder?
    Dave Henderson
    Rickey Henderson
    Jose Canseco
    Stan Javier


10. Who wore number 33, was the 1988 MVP, was half of the "Bash Bros.", and was the reserve right fielder?
    Rickey Henderson
    Stan Javier
    Dave Henderson
    Jose Canseco


11. There was an outfielder who started out as a Pittsburgh Pirate, but by 1988, was traded to the Athletics from the Cincinnati Reds. Who was he?
    Answer: ( Two words, or just surname)


12. In 1989, Dave Stewart pitched almost 258 innings. What was the name of another pitcher that contributed a record of 17-8, and an ERA of 3.00?
    Answer: ( Two words, or just surname)


13. In 1989, Dennis Eckersly saved 33 games. What was the name of the left-handed pitcher, number 40, who contributed another 12 saves that year?
    Answer: ( Two words, or just surname)


14. What was the name of the manager who led the Athletics to victory in 1989?
    Answer: ( Two words, or just surname)


15. How many games did the Athletics have to play against the Giants in the "Battle of the Bay," the 1989 World Series, in order to win?
    4
    6
    5
    7


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