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Oakland Athletics Trivia

Can you guess these facts about the Oakland Athletics?
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Last updated: October 1, 2023
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First submittedOctober 3, 2019
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Other cities which the Athletics called home before moving to Oakland in 1968
Philadelphia
Kansas City
Two players who combined for 80 home runs in 1987
Mark McGwire
Jose Canseco
Nickname of that duo?
The Bash Brothers
Ace reliever of the 1970s known for his handlebar mustache
Rollie Fingers
The A's mascot is this type of animal
Elephant
Manager of the A's from 1901–1950 who won (and lost) more games than
any manager in Major League history
Connie Mack
MVP slugger who led the A's to three consecutive World Series wins in the 1970s
Reggie Jackson
Book (and later movie) about penny-pinching GM Billy Beane
Moneyball
Slugger who managed to hit exactly .247 for four seasons in a row from 2015–2018
Khris Davis
Manager who led the A's during to their most recent World Series title in 1989
Tony LaRussa
Closer who allowed just 5 earned runs over the course of 73 innings pitched in 1990
Dennis Eckersley
Non-baseball event which disrupted the 1989 World Series
Earthquake
Speedster who swiped a record 130 bases in 1982
Rickey Henderson
Slugger, nicknamed "Double X", who hit a team-record 58 home runs in 1932
Jimmie Foxx
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