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Many famous people trace their roots to West Virginia. How much do you know about famous athletes, writers, and others?


1

Who was the Nitro-born pitcher who led the Braves to victory over the Yankees in the 1957 World Series?

2

Which classic movie was based on a novel by Moundsville native Davis Grubb?

3

What Clarksburg native served as secretary of state under President Jimmy Carter?

4

Which Morgantown native and author is known for popular novels like Flight of the Intruder and Under Siege?

5

Who was the first native West Virginian elected to the Country Music Hall of Fame?

6

This Wheeling native was one of the most highly regarded saxophonists of the jazz era.

7

Which of the following songs was inspired by Fairmont native Johnnie Johnson?

8

Charles Lindbergh had a connection to West Virginia through:

9

What baseball player played with the old Charleston Senators and went on to the United States Senate?

10

Ted Cassidy of Barbour County is best remembered for portraying which television character?


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