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Trivia Quiz - Kirby Puckett- Baseball's Nice Guy

How much do you know about one of baseball's nice guys?

Quiz Number: 4957
Date Submitted: February 07, 2013
Quiz Categories: Major League Baseball
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 65 percent
Times Taken: 12 times
Taken by Registered Users: 1
Quiz is about: Kirby Puckett

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Kirby Puckett Baseballs Nice Guy
(Image Source: Kirby Puckett @ Photo from Obits Eons)

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1. What jersey number did Kirby wear for his entire MLB career?
  A.   24
  B.   28
  C.   34
  D.   36

2. What team did Kirby spend his entire 12 year MLB career with?
  A.   Milwaukee Brewers
  B.   California Angels
  C.   Kansas City Cheifs
  D.   Minnesota Twins

3. What was Kirby's nickname?
  A.   Mr. Twin
  B.   Puck
  C.   Mr. Minnesota
  D.   The Penguin

4. Kirby was forced to retire early at age 35 due to what cause?
  A.   Loss of vision in one eye
  B.   Severe knee injury
  C.   Irregular heartbeat
  D.   Asthma

5. What did Kirby do in the Minnesota Twins organization after retiring from baseball?
  A.   He was Cheif Scout for the Twins
  B.   He was the Hitting Coach for the Twins
  C.   He was Executive Vice President for the Twins
  D.   He was General Manager for the Twins

6. In what state was Kirby born?
  A.   Illinois
  B.   Minnesota
  C.   California
  D.   Missouri

7. On August 1, 1986, Kirby hit for the cycle against what team?
  A.   New York Yankees
  B.   Oakland A's
  C.   Chicago White Sox
  D.   Texas Rangers

8. What car company did Kirby work the assembly line for after getting no scholarship offers after High School?
  A.   Toyota
  B.   Honda
  C.   Chevy
  D.   Ford Motor Company

9. How many World Series Titles was Kirby a part of?
  A.   4
  B.   3
  C.   2
  D.   1

10. Just like his baseball career, sadly Kirby's life ended early due to what cause?
  A.   Stroke
  B.   Suicide
  C.   Overdose
  D.   Heart Attack®   

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