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Houston Astros Trivia

Can you answer these questions about the Houston Astros?
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First submittedOctober 27, 2017
Last updatedOctober 3, 2019
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What stadium did the team play in from 1965-1999?
The Astrodome
What artificial surface, first used in 1966, is named for the Astros?
AstroTurf
What diminuitive second baseman led the AL in batting in 2014, 2016, and 2017?
José Altuve
Who won a Cy Young award for the Astros in 2015?
(Hint: his first name is another city in Texas)
Dallas Keuchel
What star pitcher did the Astros acquire from the Tigers in 2017?
Justin Verlander
What was the original name of the Astros, from 1962-1964?
Houston Colt .45s
What "Killer B" is the only Astro to record 3,000 hits?
Craig Biggio
What "Killer B" was a unanimous MVP selection in 1994, hitting an incredible .368 with
39 home runs in a strike-shortened season?
Jeff Bagwell
What "Killer B" was also known as the "Big Puma" and "Fat Elvis"?
Lance Berkman
What defunct energy company bought the naming rights to the Astros
new stadium in 2000?
Enron
What is the current name of the Astros stadium?
Minute Maid Park
What pitcher had a fluke season in 1986 where he struck out over 300 batters and won the
Cy Young award? ( He later admitted to "scuffing" the ball )
Mike Scott
What knuckleballer won 144 games for the Astros - a team record?
Joe Niekro
What forty year old Astro led the Major Leagues in ERA and strikeouts in 1987 -
but still finished with a dismal record of 8-16?
Nolan Ryan
What fireballer is the Astros career leader in saves, with 225 between 1995 and 2003?
Billy Wagner
Who did the Astros defeat to win the 2017 World Series?
Los Angeles
Dodgers
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level 70
Oct 28, 2017
Nice quiz. Such a shame that baseball trivia is viewed with such disdain here. It clearly isn't as important as Harry Potter crap, which no human can exist without.

Couldn't remember Billy Wagner.
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level 70
Oct 28, 2017
I wouldn't say baseball trivia is viewed with "disdain". At the very least, baseball has more featured quizzes than hockey, whose lack of featured quizzes makes me sad.