Amazing, Brain-Teasing Yankee Quiz III
All kinds of hot stove rumors, trades, talk are part of the
baseball scene these December days but no baseball. Still there are
enough fans much interested in all things Yankees. So as a result of
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 being billed as “The Ultimate Yankee
Book” so if you have questions and answers, stories, sidebars, please
send them along for the book. Harvey.Frommer@Dartmouth.edu.
Now—let’s get to the quiz:
31. Who founded “Yankeeland Farm” in Frederick, Maryland after his
playing career ended and had a successful career as a breeder?
A Charlie Keller
B Tom Tresh C. Elston Howard D Bob Kuzava
32. 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 before Brian
A. Bob Watson B. Lou Piniella C. Bob Quinn D. Gene Michael
34. How Many games did Ron Guidry win in his record Cy
Young season of 1978?
A. 19 B. 20 C. 23. D. 25
35. Who was
nicknamed "Chairman of the Board?"
A. Whitey Ford B. Reggie
Jackson C. Yogi Berra D. Frank Howard
36. Who was the last Yankee and major
leaguer to wear Number 42?
A. Billy Martin B. Mariano Rivera C.
Carlos Beltran D. Johnny Blanchard
A. Rivera is the last active major
leaguer to wear number 42
37. Who wore #51 for sixteen Yankees
seasons, from 1991-2006?
A. Paul O’Neill B. Hideo Matsui C.
Bernie Williams D. Jorge Posada
Who replaced Joe Torre as Yankee manager in 2008?
39. Who was called "Donnie Baseball"?
40. Who made the first error in Yankee
A. Lou Gehrig B. Babe Ruth C.
Tony Lazzeri D. Wally Pipp
41. What pitcher did Bucky Dent hit the
go-ahead home run off at Fenway Park in the 1978 tie breaker game?
A. Mike Torrez B.
C. Bill Lee D. Bob Stanley
31. A Charlie Keller
32. B. Lou
33. A. Bob
C. Bernie Williams
38. He is
still there as of this writing – Joe Girardi