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History of the Atlanta Braves: Quiz


Question 1: The following is a History of the ________ franchise of Major League Baseball.
Joe TorreChipper JonesBobby CoxAtlanta Braves

Question 2: Right-handed pitcher ________ won three in a row with the Braves, from 1993 through 1995.
2003 National League Division Series1998 National League Division SeriesFerguson JenkinsGreg Maddux

Question 3: In the meantime, fans had to be satisfied with the achievements of ________.
Milwaukee County StadiumWarren SpahnJoe TorreHank Aaron

Question 4: World War II slowed things down a little, but the team rode the pitching of ________ to impressive seasons in 1946 and 1947.
Eddie MathewsWarren SpahnJohn SmoltzHank Aaron

Question 5: They defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates in a very tightly contested seven-game NLCS only to lose the World Series, also in seven games, to the ________.
Minnesota TwinsKirby Puckett2010 Minnesota Twins seasonMinnesota Twins all-time roster

Question 6: See details in ________).
History of baseball team nicknamesSan Francisco GiantsMajor League BaseballNew York Yankees

Question 7: In 1976 the team was purchased by media magnate ________, owner of superstation WTBS, as a means to keep the team (and one of his main programming staples) in Atlanta.
Eddie MathewsTed TurnerBobby CoxJoe Torre

Question 8: Cox was fired after the 1981 season and replaced with ________, under whose leadership the Braves attained their first divisional title since 1969.
1996 National League Division SeriesJoe Torre2004 National League Division Series1999 World Series

Question 9: Not coincidentally, the Philadelphia Athletics, St. Louis Browns, ________ and New York Giants would leave their original hometowns in the next five years.
History of the Los Angeles DodgersLos Angeles DodgersHistory of the Brooklyn DodgersJoe Torre

Question 10: In 2001, Atlanta won the National League East division yet again, swept the NLDS against the Houston Astros, then lost to the ________ in the National League Championship Series four games to one.
Randy JohnsonArizona Diamondbacks2010 Arizona Diamondbacks seasonArizona Diamondbacks all-time roster


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