Daring, Definitive New York Yankees Quiz 8
Dr. Harvey Frommer
Lots of terrific questions and answers
were sent along but only a few made my editorializing. Keep them
coming. You do
not have to be a Yankee fan to take the quiz – it’s sort of a brain
After Lou Gehrig, who became the next
Phil Rizzuto B. Lefty Gomez C. Mickey Mantle
Which of the longest standing Yankee managers has the highest winning
Joe Torre B. Joe McCarthy C.
Stengel D. Buck Showalter
Yankees have the distinction of being the
first to train outside of the USA. Where did the training take place?
A. Bermuda B.
Jamaica C. Cuba D. Dominican Republic
All played for Yankees and Mets, aside from one. Who is he?
Lee Mazzilli B.
Gene Woodling C.
Phil Linz D. Rusty Stab
Yankee recorded the most steals
Mickey Mantle B. Willie Randolph C. Lou Gehrig
D. Ricky Henderson
one – Babe Ruth’s uniform number?
Who hit the first home run in the new Yankee Stadium?
did the Babe get the number?
easy one? Who owned Yankees before
Joe DiMaggio played his entire career for
the Yankees. What team did he coach for?
Cardinals B. A’s C.
David Wells became a Yankee for the
first time, what uniform number did he request
many Yankees were on the 1939 American
League All Star team that played at Yankee Stadium?
5 B. 6
82. D. Thurman Munson
Joe McCarthy, .627
84. A. Bermuda, 1913
85. D. Rusty Staub
C. Lou Gehrig, 15
88. Babe Ruth
90. B. A’s
91. Three was number he requested because it was
number worn by Babe Ruth who he admired. The number has long been
Six starters were Yankees: Red Rolfe, Bill Dickey, George
Gordon, Red Ruffing and Joe DiMaggio. Other Yankees on the AL squad
Frank Crosetti, Lefty Gomez and Johnny Murphy. Counting manager Joe
there were ten Yankees on the All-Star team.
Harvey Frommer, a professor at Dartmouth College in the MALS program,
is in his
40th year of writing books. A noted oral historian and sports
journalist, he is
the author of 42 sports books including the classics: best-selling “New
City Baseball, 1947-1957″ and best-selling Shoeless Joe and Ragtime
well as his acclaimed Remembering Yankee Stadium and best-selling
Fenway Park. His highly praised When It Was Just a Game: Remembering
Super Bowl was published last fall.
Frommer Baseball Classic –
Remembering Yankee Stadium (Second Edition) is his newest sports
Autographed copies at the ready of this and his other books.. https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781630761554/Remembering-Yankee-Stadium-Second-Edition
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