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Trivia Quiz - Mike Piazza

How much do you know about one of baseball's greatest hitting catchers?

Quiz Number: 4893
Date Submitted: December 24, 2012
Quiz Categories: Major League Baseball
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 82.7 percent
Times Taken: 11 times
Taken by Registered Users: 1
Quiz is about: Mike Piazza

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Mike Piazza
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1. Mike was drafted in the 62nd round of the 1988 MLB Amateur Draft by what MLB team?
  A.   Oakland Athletics
  B.   New York Mets
  C.   New York Yankees
  D.   L.A. Dodgers

2. Mike's father was childhood friends with which MLB Manager, which helped in Mike being drafted?
  A.   Billy Martin
  B.   Tommy Lasorda
  C.   Bobby Valentine
  D.   Don Zimmer

3. Mike received personal instruction in his back yard from what MLB Hall of Famer?
  A.   Steve Garvey
  B.   Lou Brock
  C.   Ted Williams
  D.   Johhny Bench

4. Mike was traded to what team in 1998 for one week?
  A.   Florida Marlins
  B.   San Diego Padres
  C.   Oakland Athletics
  D.   New York Yankees

5. With which MLB team did Mike play his last professional baseball game with in 2007?
  A.   L.A. Dodgers
  B.   Oakland Athletics
  C.   New York Mets
  D.   San Diego Padres

6. In 2000, while playing with the New York Mets, Mike did what in 15 consecutive games for the 2nd longest streak in MLB history?
  A.   Got a Run Batted In
  B.   Hit a Homerun
  C.   Threw out an opposing base stealer
  D.   Committed an Error

7. Mike retired as the career leader for catchers in what category?
  A.   Stolen Bases
  B.   Runs Batted In
  C.   Hit By Pitches
  D.   Home Runs

8. During the first inning of Game 2 of the 2000 World Series, what pitcher fielded Mike's broken bat and threw it back towards him as he was running to first?
  A.   Andy Pettitte
  B.   Dwight Gooden
  C.   Roger Clemens
  D.   David Cone

9. Mike hit his first career Homerun on September 12, 1992 against what pitcher?
  A.   Dave Righetti
  B.   Bud Black
  C.   Dave Burba
  D.   John Burkett

10. Which Playboy Playmate did Mike marry on Janurary 29, 2005?
  A.   Amanda Paige
  B.   Kara Monaco
  C.   Christine Smith
  D.   Alicia Rickter®   

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