ULTIMATE YANKEE QUIZ (II)
even though the
Bronx Bombers are out of the post-season this time around, there are
fans still interested in all things Yankees. So as a result of popular
here is the second installment of the brain-teaser called ULTIMATE
Incidentally, your loyal
scribe is hard at work on what is being billed as “The Ultimate Yankee
if you have questions and answers, stories, sidebars, send them along
Now - -let’s get to the quiz:
Only three players served as
the regular centerfielder for the Yankees from 1924 through 1968. Can
22. Who was the last batter Don
Larsen faced in the Perfect Game he pitched for the Yankees?
Campanella B. Jackie Robinson C.
Dale Mitchell D. Pee Wee Reese
What Yankee pitcher had the nickname “Rags”?
Johnny Sain B. Joe Page C. Dave Righetti D.
24. What position did Wally Pipp play?
A. First Base B. Center Field C.
Catcher D. Third Base
is the most games Mariano Rivera saved in a season?
61 B 47 C 53 D 51
26. "SEE YA! SEE YA! SEE YA!" is signature call
A. Susan Waldman
B. John Sterling C. Michael Kay
27. Who was the only
pitcher to win 40 games in a
28. What major league team did Joe Girardi manage before
A. Cubs B. Marlins C.
Sox D Indians
29. Who was
the “Junk Man?”
Ron Guidry B. Joe Page
C. Eddie Lopat D Don Larsen
position did Johnny Mize mainly play for
21. Earle Combs 1924-1935; Joe DiMaggio 1936-1951; Mickey Mantle
22. C. Dale Mitchell
23. C. Dave
24. A. First Base until Lou Gehrig came along.
25. C. 53
The year was 1904.
The pitcher was Jack Chesbro
of the Yankees who won 41 games.
28. B. Marlins
29. C. Eddie Lopat
acclaimed sports author and oral historian Harvey Frommer, with an
intro by pro football Hall of Famer Frank Gifford, When
It Was Just
a Game tells the fascinating story of the ground-breaking
World Championship Football game played on January 15, 1967: Packers
vs. Chiefs. Filled with new insights, containing commentary from the
unpublished memoir of Kansas City Chiefs coach Hank Stram, featuring
oral history from many who were at the game—media, players, coaches,
fans—the book is mainly in the words of those who lived it and saw it
go on to become the Super Bowl, the greatest sports attraction the
world has ever known. Archival photographs and drawings help bring the
event to life.
Harvey Frommer is in his 39th year of writing books. A noted oral
historian and sports journalist, the author of 42 sports books
including the classics: best-selling “New York City Baseball,
1947-1957″ and best-selling Shoeless Joe and Ragtime Baseball,
his acclaimed Remembering Yankee Stadium was published in 2008
and best-selling Remembering Fenway Park was published to
acclaim in 2011.