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Trivia Quiz - Tony La Russa: Legendary Baseball Coach

See what you know about Tony La Russa, consumate baseball manager. -bill

Quiz Number: 607
Date Submitted: October 28, 2006
Quiz Categories: Major League Baseball
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 64.3 percent
Times Taken: 81 times
Taken by Registered Users: 18
Quiz is about: Tony La Russa

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Tony La Russa Legendary Baseball Coach

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1. La Russa played his first MLB game with what team in 1963?
  A.   St. Louis Cardinals
  B.   Atlanta Braves
  C.   Kansas City Athletics
  D.   Chicago White Sox

2. La Russa has earned what college degree?
  A.   law
  B.   medicine
  C.   psychology
  D.   sociology

3. Who succeeded as manager of the White Sox after La Russa was fired in 1986?
  A.   Don Kessinger
  B.   Doug Rader
  C.   Jerry Manuel
  D.   Jim Fregosi

4. What team did La Russa'a Oakland Athletics team defeat for the World Series title in 1989?
  A.   Houston Astros
  B.   Atlanta Braves
  C.   Los Angeles Dodgers
  D.   San Francisco Giants

5. How many times did La Russa win the American League Manager of the Year Award while with the Athletics?
  A.   0
  B.   1
  C.   2
  D.   3

6. What team swept La Russa's St. Louis Cardinals in the 2004 World Series?
  A.   New York Yankees
  B.   Boston Red Sox
  C.   Oakland Athletics
  D.   Cleveland Indians

7. Who was the 2006 World Series MVP for La Russa's champion St. Louis Cardinals?
  A.   Albert Pujols
  B.   Jeff Weaver
  C.   David Eckstein
  D.   Scott Rolen

8. How many games did it take for La Russa's St. Louis Cardinals to defeat the Detroit Tigers in the 2006 World Series?
  A.   4
  B.   5
  C.   6
  D.   7

9. In 2006, La Russa became only the second manager to win the World Series in both leagues. Who was the first?
  A.   Connie Mack
  B.   Sparky Anderson
  C.   Earl Weaver
  D.   Dick Williams

10. La Russa and his wife Elaine are the founders of what type of non-profit organization located in Walnut Creek, California?
  A.   homeless shelter
  B.   drug rehabilitation center for addicts
  C.   safe haven for adolescent runaways
  D.   shelter for abandoned and injured animals®   

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