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Tony La Russa

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Tony La Russa game quiz
"Major league baseball manager Tony La Russa added to his long list of achievements when the St. Louis Cardinals won the 2011 World Series. Try not to strike out as you play this quiz honoring La Russa."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. La Russa's career as a baseball player included time on all of these major league teams EXCEPT which one?
    Oakland Athletics
    New York Yankees
    Chicago Cubs
    Atlanta Braves


2. What eventually led to the end of La Russa's baseball playing career?
    an injury
    family obligations
    education persuits
    legal problems


3. After the end of his playing career, La Russa attended college and earned a degree in what field?
    education
    business
    agriculture
    law


4. Which of the following major league baseball teams did La Russa NOT manage?
    St. Louis Cardinals
    Oakland Athletics
    Chicago White Sox
    Milwaukee Brewers


5. What jersey number did La Russa wear during his fifteen years (1996-2011) as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals?
    19
    10
    25
    31


6. When La Russa retired shortly after his 2011 World Series victory, how many managers had more major league wins?
    5
    0
    2
    4


7. As a manager, how many times did La Russa's team win the World Series?
    1
    4
    2
    3


8. Is Tony La Russa a vegetarian?
    Yes
    No


9. La Russa is credited with making revolutionary changes to what part of the baseball game?
    pitcher's mound
    cleats on players' shoes
    catcher's protective equipment
    bullpen


10. When La Russa announced his retirement plans in October 2011, he stated that he and his wife would be more involved in their foundation which does what kind of charity work?
    rescues animals
    builds homes in storm damaged areas
    provides sports equipment for inner-city schools
    sends seriously ill children to ballgames


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Compiled Jun 28 12