Definitive New York Yankees Quiz 9
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
94. Who said: "I won't be active in the day
to day operations of the ball club at all."
Jake Ruppert B. Casey Stengel C. George Steinbrenner
D. Yogi Berra.
95. Who said and why: "They told me my
services were no longer desired because they wanted to put in a youth
as an advance way of keeping the club going. I'll never make the
being seventy again."
Casey Stengel B. Bucky
Harris C. Miller Huggins D. none of these
out more times during their respective careers, Babe Ruth or Mickey
97. Who loved the expression - "That
Red Barber B. Phil
Rizzuto C. Mel Allen D. Susan Waldman
was known as the 'oh,
say can you see' guy?
Robert Merrill B. Whitey Ford C.
Linz D. None of these
Name two Yankees who were called
of the following Yankee books was not written by
A. Five O’clock Lightning B. A Yankee Century
C. The Bronx Zoo
Remembering Yankee Stadium
101. Name the
the Yankees drew over 3
million fans at Yankee Stadium?
B.1969 C. 2009 D. 1989
Yankee Hall of Famer did
Branch Rickey once predict would "never make anything more than a
ballplayer at best?"
A. Mickey Mantle
B. Ron Guidry C.
Yogi Berra D. none of these
many total Gold Glove Awards did "Donnie
Baseball" win? (9)
6 B 7 C. 8 D.
1933, Babe Ruth hit the first
home run in All-Star Game history. In what
did he hit the historic home run?
after he purchased the Yankees from CBS.
Casey Stengel, when
he was fired by the Yankees
1,710 vs. Ruth 1,330)
98. A. Robert Merrill, the famed opera singer who
graced Yankee Stadium by singing the national anthem.
99. Bill Skowron,
100. C. The
104. Comiskey Park,
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
prolific author is at work on
THE ULTIMATE YANKEE BOOK (2017) http://frommerbooks.com/advance-praise.html