THE DARING, DEFINITIVE AND ULTIMATE YANKEE QUIZ (IV)
even though the
Bronx Bombers are out of the post-season this time around and did not
going for them during the 2015 winter meetings, there are enough fans
interested in all things Yankees. So as a result of popular demand –
the fourth installment of the brain-teaser called ULTIMATE YANKEE QUIZ.
Incidentally, your loyal
scribe is hard at work on what is being billed as “The Ultimate Yankee
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Now - -let’s get to the quiz:
hits his final home run, off a Red Sox Pitcher. Who was he?
Ray Culp B. Jim Lonborg
C. Jose Santiago
D. Sparky Lyle
has put in more consecutive years as the everyday play-by-play
announcer than anyone else in Yankees history?
A. Red Barber B. Mel Allen
C. John Sterling D.
How many attended
to make for the record smallest crowd in the history of the Yankee
1,000 B. 413
5400 D. 8810
45. Who asked: “Where
is Reggie Jackson? We need Mr. October or a Mr.
September. Winfield is Mr. May.”
many times did George Steinbrenner change
the during his first twenty-three seasons?
B 15 C18. D. 20
Who made up
the "Core Four"?
48. Who said "Yankee Stadium was a mistake,
not mine, but the Giants.
Berra B. Harry Frazee C. Jake
Ruppert D. Babe Ruth
Who played more games for the Yankees than any other player in history?
A. Mickey Mantle
B. Babe Ruth
C. Lou Gehrig D.
When did the Yankees play at Shea Stadium
when Yankee Stadium was being refurbished?
51. Who wore uniform
Number 2 before Derek Jeter?
52. Who originally
designed the Yankees logo?
A. Jake Ruppert B. NYC
Police Department C. Tiffany D. A fan
First-baseman Wally Pipp has gone down in history for being the player
Lou Gehrig replaced. What other distinction belongs to Pipp?
A. He was a manager. B.
He came from the same neighborhood Gehrig grew up in. C. He was a
home run champ. D. He made money endorsing
54. Who was the first major
leaguer to hit two grand slams in the same game?
Ruth B. Lou Gehrig C. Mickey Mantle D.
Who played the most games for the Yankees?
A. Mickey Mantle
B. Yogi Berra C. Lou Gehrig
55. D. Derek Jeter
56. Who was the first
DH to bat? (He was a Yankee)
A. Jerry Moses 56 B. Ron Bloomberg C.
Fred Stanley D. Johnny Callison
42. B. Jim Lonborg
43. C. John Sterling
44. B. 413
45. George Steinbrenner
46. C. Twenty times,
47. Derek Jeter, Jose Posada,
Petite, Mariano Rivera
48. C. Jake Ruppert
49. A. Mickey Mantle
played more games for the Yankees than any other player, with 2401.
Mike Gallego wore it in 1992, 1993 and 1994
52. The interlocking NY logo
originally designed by Louis C. Tiffany for the NYPD valor medal.
53 C. Pipp was an
American League home run champion in 1916-17.
54. D. Tony Lazzeri
D. Derek Jeter
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