your baseball knowledge of the
Pirates 2. Get up to bat in this
Alan's FUN Baseball
Trivia quiz. "Check Your Answers"
at the end of the quiz.
1) In 2001, the Pirates opened a new stadium, PNC Park. Due
to its simple concept and strategic usage of the Pittsburgh
skyline, it is frequently regarded as currently the best park
2) Who was one of the National League's best hitters for
several years, but he and his $9 million salary were also
traded in 2003 to the San Diego Padres for youngsters Oliver
Perez, Jason Bay, and Cory Stewart?
- Tom Mix
- Lebron James
- Brian Giles
3) Illustrating the Pirates' rebuilding efforts, at the
close of the 2005 season, the team fielded the youngest roster
in baseball, with an average age of 26.6.
4) The 2006 season got off to a slow start with the Pirates
losing their first six games. Manager Jim Tracy earned his
first win as the new Pirate's skipper on April 9. Who did the
- St. Louis Cardinals
- Arizona Diamondbacks
- Cincinnati Reds
5) After 52 seasons with Newsradio 1020 KDKA AM, the
Pirates switched their flagstation affiliate to WPGB FM
6) Where did Freddie Sanchez graduated in 1996 in
California, where he was a consistent three-year varsity
player. What was the high school?
- Burbank High School
- Union High School
- North Marion
7) When did Adam LaRoche became the first player in major
league history to have a home run taken away through the use
of video replay.
- May 13, 2007
- May 13, 2008
- May 13, 2009
8) What is the 1993 film were there is a scene featuring
former Pirates stars Barry Bonds and Bobby Bonilla striking
- Rookie of the Yea
- Baseball Days
- Day of the Home Run
9) He had originally been the third base coach under
previous manager Lloyd McClendon from 2003-2005 until he was
fired by the previous General Manager Dave Littlefield.
was named the new manager November 5, 2007?
- John Russell
- John Wayne
- Aaron Winter
10) Who was the last Manager to win the World Series for
- Chuck Tanner
- Bill McKechnie
- Fred Clarke