Amazing, Brain-Teasing Yankee Quiz III
kinds of hot stove rumors, trades, talk are part of the baseball scene
December days but no baseball. Still there
are enough fans much interested in all things Yankees. So as a result
popular demand—here is the third installment of the brain-teaser called
ULTIMATE YANKEE QUIZ. (No peeking at answers below)
Incidentally, your loyal scribe is hard at work on what is
as “The Ultimate Yankee Book” so if you have questions and answers,
sidebars, please send them along for the book.
Now—let’s get to the quiz:
31. Who founded “Yankeeland
Frederick, Maryland after his playing career ended and had a successful
as a breeder?
B Tom Tresh C. Elston
Who was the central figure when the first Old-Timers game was staged in a major-league
park and the first uniform number retired?
A. Babe Ruth B.
Lou Gehrig C Lefty Gomez D. Joe McCarthy
33. Who was the General Manager
Bob Watson B. Lou Piniella
C. Bob Quinn D.
How Many games did Ron Guidry win in his record Cy
Young season of 1978?
A. 19 B. 20 C. 23. D.
35. Who was nicknamed "Chairman of
Whitey Ford B. Reggie Jackson C. Yogi Berra D. Frank
the last Yankee and major leaguer to wear Number 42?
A. Billy Martin
B. Mariano Rivera C.
Beltran D. Johnny Blanchard
A. Rivera is the last active
major leaguer to
wear number 42
wore #51 for sixteen Yankees seasons,
A. Paul O’Neill
B. Hideo Matsui
C. Bernie Williams D.
38 . Who
replaced Joe Torre as Yankee manager in 2008?
called "Donnie Baseball"?
40. Who made the first error in
A. Lou Gehrig
B. Babe Ruth C. Tony
Lazzeri D. Wally Pipp
41. What pitcher did Bucky Dent hit
home run off at Fenway Park in the 1978 tie breaker game?
33. A. Bob Watson
34. C. 25-3
36. B. Mariano Rivera
He is still there as of this writing – Joe Girardi
A. Mike Torrez
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 AFL–NFL World Championship
game played on January 15, 1967: Packers vs. Chiefs. Filled with new
containing commentary from the unpublished memoir of Kansas City Chiefs
Hank Stram, featuring oral history from many who were at the
players, coaches, fans—the book is mainly in the words of those who
and saw it go on to become the Super Bowl, the greatest sports
world has ever known. Archival photographs and drawings help bring the
Frommer is in his 39th year of writing books. A noted oral historian
journalist, the author of 42 sports books including the classics:
“New York City Baseball, 1947-1957″ and best-selling Shoeless Joe and
Baseball, his acclaimed Remembering Yankee Stadium and best-selling