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Trivia Quiz - Detroit Tigers History: Prior to 2000


Test your knowledge of Detroit Tigers trivia and facts prior to the year 2000.

Quiz Number: 4069
Date Submitted: September 17, 2011
Quiz Categories: MLB American League Central
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 59.3 percent
Times Taken: 104 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6

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Detroit Tigers History Prior to 2000
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1. What team did the Detroit Tigers defeat in the 1968 World Series?
  A.   St. Louis Cardinals
  B.   New York Mets
  C.   Los Angeles Dodgers
  D.   Cincinnati Reds

2. What pitcher won three games for the Detroit Tigers in the 1968 World Series earning him the MVP of the series?
  A.   Denny McLain
  B.   Mickey Lolich
  C.   Earl Wilson
  D.   Joe Sparma

3. MLB player Ron LeFlore made his Detroit Tiger debut in 1974? What position did he play?
  A.   center field
  B.   shortstop
  C.   first base
  D.   left field

4. What was Detroit Tigers' pitcher's Mark Fidrych's nickname?
  A.   Rock Star
  B.   Big Daddy
  C.   Big Dog
  D.   The Bird

5. Detroit sports anchor Al Ackerman initiated a phrase that became a rally cry for the Tigers during the 1979-87 era. What was it?
  A.   Rock on, Tigers!
  B.   Bless You Boys
  C.   Eat 'em, Tigers!
  D.   Go Get Em, Detroit Tigers

6. Who was known as "The Voice of the Tigers"?
  A.   Paul Carey
  B.   Al Kaline
  C.   Ernie Harwell
  D.   George Kell

7. Who was the Tiger's manager when they won the World Series in 1984?
  A.   Larry Parrish
  B.   Buddy Bell
  C.   Sparky Anderson
  D.   Ralph Houk

8. In 1992, Domino's Pizza magnate Tom Monaghan sold the Tigers to another pizza magnate. Who was it?
  A.   Mike Ilitch
  B.   William Theisen
  C.   John Schnatter
  D.   Jack Butorac

9. In what stadium did the Detroit Tigers play prior to moving to Comerica Park in 2000?
  A.   Great Lakes Park
  B.   Motown Park
  C.   Detroit Park
  D.   Tiger Stadium

10. What team did the Detroit Tigers defeat to win the 1984 World Series?
  A.   St. Louis Cardinals
  B.   San Diego Padres
  C.   Pittsburgh Pirates
  D.   New York Mets


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