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Question 1: Oaks Park was demolished in 1957, replaced by a ________ bottling plant.
PepsiJones SodaPepsiCoCoca-Cola

Question 2: When Martin came to the Yankees in 1950, number 7 had been taken by ________, so Martin asked for and was issued number 1 – in honor of his mentor, Casey Stengel.
Mickey MantleYogi BerraDave WinfieldJoe DiMaggio

Question 3: Along with the Los Angeles Angels, ________, Sacramento Solons, San Francisco Seals, and Seattle Indians, the Oaks were charter members of the Pacific Coast League which was founded in 1903.
San Antonio MissionsEugene EmeraldsSan Diego PadresPortland Beavers

Question 4: Former New York Giant star ________ was hired as his replacement.
Ted WilliamsWillie MaysFrank RobinsonMel Ott

Question 5: In 1946, Laws hired Charles “Casey” Stengel, the former manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers and Boston Braves of the ________ to manage the Oaks.
BaseballNational LeagueAmerican LeagueMajor League Baseball

Question 6: Stengel was replaced by ________, who led the Oaks to a second place finish in 1949 and the PCL pennant in 1950.
Billy MartinJoe TorreCasey StengelChuck Dressen

Question 7: When officials of ________ made him an offer, Laws moved the Oaks to Vancouver, where they were renamed the Vancouver Mounties.
Stanley ParkCoquitlamChinatown, VancouverVancouver

Question 8: The Oaks (or “Acorns” as they were also called) played their home games at Freeman’s Park at 59th Street and ________ and at Recreation Park in San Francisco.
Richmond Parkway (California)California State Route 123Winehaven, CaliforniaRichmond, California

Question 9: The team was named for the city and used the oak tree and the ________ as its symbols.
MetabolismAcornMammalVitamin

Question 10: ________ (1935-1937)
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