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Trivia Quiz - Jim Abbott: One Handed Wonder!

Here's ten questions regarding this former Major League Pitcher.

Quiz Number: 3196
Date Submitted: September 12, 2009
Quiz Categories: Sports, Major League Baseball
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: trickymutha
Average Score: 61.1 percent
Times Taken: 183 times
Taken by Registered Users: 2
Quiz is about: Jim Abbott

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1. Jim Abbott was born in what city?
  A.   Baltimore, MD
  B.   New York, NY
  C.   Flint, MI
  D.   Akron, OH

2. Jim played his college baseball at what university?
  A.   Ohio State University
  B.   Michigan State University
  C.   University of Michigan
  D.   Arizona State University

3. In 1987, Jim won what prestigious award?
  A.   Roger Clemens Award
  B.   The Dick Howser Trophy
  C.   Brooks Wallace Award
  D.   The James E. Sullivan Award

4. After graduating from college in 1988, Jim was drafted by what Major League team?
  A.   California Angels
  B.   New York Yankees
  C.   Detroit Tigers
  D.   Baltimore Orioles

5. Jim was born handicapped although he didn't pitch like it. What body part was Jim missing at birth?
  A.   right hand
  B.   left hand
  C.   right arm
  D.   left arm

6. For which of the following Major League Baseball teams did Jim NOT play?
  A.   The California Angels
  B.   The New York Yankees
  C.   The Kansas City Royals
  D.   The Chicago White Sox

7. Against what team did Jim pitch a no-hitter?
  A.   The Chicago Cubs
  B.   The Cleveland Indians
  C.   The Detroit Tigers
  D.   The Oakland A's

8. Before entering college, what Major League team drafted Jim?
  A.   The Toronto Blue Jays
  B.   The Texas Rangers
  C.   The Washington Nationals
  D.   The Minnesota Twins

9. In what year did Jim retire from baseball?
  A.   2001
  B.   2002
  C.   1999
  D.   1998

10. As a major league batter, Jim had how many hits?
  A.   20
  B.   10
  C.   7
  D.   2®   

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