Daring, Irresistible Yankee Quiz 5
Dr. Harvey Frommer
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57. Who was the highest
A. Matty Alou
Bobby Murcer C. Mel Stottlemyre D. Sparky
pitcher became the highest-paid player in history when
he signed a $3.5 million contract for the Yankees in 1975?
What Yankee was nick-named “Bulldog”?
A. Jim Bouton B. Monte Pearson C. Joe Page D. Ron
60. The tradition of honoring
legends at Yankee Stadium started on Memorial Day of 1932. Who was the
A. Babe Ruth
B. Miller Huggins C. Lou Gehrig D. Jake
61. How many games did
Babe Ruth win as pitcher for the Yankees?
A. None B.
Yankees outfielder won the 1962 AL Rookie of the Year
Award, when he batted .286 with 20 home runs and 93 RBI. Who is he?
For seven consecutive years a
York Mayor threw out the first pitch for the home opener of the
John Lindsay B. Abe Beame C. Fiorello LaGuadia
What number did Earl Combs wear and why?
D. None of these
65. What year did the Yankees begin playing Frank
Sinatra’s “New York, New York” at the Stadium?
C. 1979 D.
Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Bernie
Williams each spent more than a decade playing centerfield for the
spent the most time?
DiMaggio B. Mantle
D Another player
year did the first All Star Game take place at Yankee Stadium?
1935 C. 1939
Who was the first black player on the Yankees?
A. Vic Power
B. Elston Howard C.
Satchel Paige D. Larry Doby
said: I may not have been
the greatest Yankee to put on the uniform, but I am the proudest.
A. Lou Gehrig
B. Joe Torre
C. Dave Winfield D. Billy Martin
Joel B. Kander and Ebb C. George
Gershwin D. None
B. Bobby Murcer made $100,000. Alou and Lyle made $70,000.
Jim "Catfish" Hunter
59 A. Jim Bouton because of his overbearing nature
five and two were complete games.
62. Tom Tresh
Fiorello LaGuadia (1939-45)
A. 1 because he batted first in a Yankee lineup that began the practice
65. D. 1980
66. B. Mantle, 15 years
67. C. 1939, to coincide with
the World’s Fair that
68. April 14, 1955, the second
game of the
year, Elston Howard debuted.
Dr. Harvey Frommer, a
professor at Dartmouth
College, is in his 40th year
of writing books. A noted oral historian and sports journalist, he is
author of 42 sports books including the classics: best-selling
“New York City Baseball, 1947-1957″ and best-selling Shoeless Joe and
Baseball,as well as his acclaimed Remembering Yankee Stadium and
Remembering Fenway Park.
His Frommer Baseball Classic - Remembering Yankee Stadium
Edition) is his newest sports effort.