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Oakland Athletics Trivia

Can you answer these questions about the Oakland Athletics?
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Last updated: October 3, 2019
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What other cities did the Athletics call home before moving to Oakland in 1968?
Philadelphia
Kansas City
Which two players combined for 80 home runs in 1987?
Mark McGwire
Jose Canseco
What was the nickname of that duo?
The Bash Brothers
What ace reliever of the 1970s is known for his handlebar mustache?
Rollie Fingers
Who managed the Athletics from 1901-1950, winning (and losing) more games
than any manager in Major League history?
Connie Mack
What type of animal is the A's mascot?
Elephant
What book (and later movie) was about penny-pinching GM Billy Beane?
Moneyball
What MVP slugger led the A's to three consecutive World Series wins in the 1970s?
Reggie Jackson
What current slugger managed to hit exactly .247 for four seasons in a row
(the last three with Oakland)?
Khris Davis
What closer allowed just 5 earned runs over the course of 73 innings pitched in 1990?
Dennis Eckersley
Who managed the A's during their most recent championship in 1989?
Tony LaRussa
What non-baseball related event disrupted the 1989 World Series?
an Earthquake
What speedster stole a record 130 bases playing for the A's in 1982?
Rickey Henderson
What slugger, nicknamed "Double X", hit 58 home runs in 1932?
Jimmie Foxx
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