The Ultimate Fan Quiz On MLB - New York Yankees - 2

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  • 1. 

    In the 1985 season, what Yankee had 35 home runs and 145 RBI's?

    • A.

      Rickey Henderson

    • B.

      Don Mattingly

    • C.

      Dave Winfield

    • D.

      Don Baylor

    Correct Answer
    B. Don Mattingly
    Explanation
    Don Mattingly is the correct answer because he was a Yankee player in the 1985 season who had 35 home runs and 145 RBI's. This information is specific and directly answers the question, making Don Mattingly the correct choice.

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  • 2. 

    In 1996, Yankee Derek Jeter won the Rookie of the Year Award, he was one of only two shortstopsIn the majors to play more than 140 games and hit for an average above .300. Who was the other?

    • A.

      Alex Rodriguez

    • B.

      Omar Vizquel

    • C.

      Edgar Renteria

    • D.

      Nomar Garciaparra

    Correct Answer
    A. Alex Rodriguez
    Explanation
    In 1996, Derek Jeter won the Rookie of the Year Award. The question asks who the other shortstop was who played more than 140 games and hit for an average above .300 in the majors that year. The correct answer is Alex Rodriguez.

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  • 3. 

    Who wore #46 on the 1998 Yankees team?

    • A.

      Bernie Williams

    • B.

      Andy Pettitte

    • C.

      Orlando "El Duque" Hernandez

    • D.

      Tim Raines

    Correct Answer
    B. Andy Pettitte
    Explanation
    Andy Pettitte wore #46 on the 1998 Yankees team.

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  • 4. 

    What Yankee pitcher was the 15th in MLB history to throw a perfect game?

    • A.

      David Wells

    • B.

      Mark Langston

    • C.

      David Cone

    • D.

      Don Larson

    Correct Answer
    A. David Wells
    Explanation
    David Wells is the correct answer because he was a pitcher for the New York Yankees and he threw a perfect game on May 17, 1998 against the Minnesota Twins. He became the 15th pitcher in MLB history to accomplish this feat.

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  • 5. 

    Who was the third base coach for the 2001 New York Yankees?

    • A.

      Don Mattingly

    • B.

      Horace Clark

    • C.

      Willie Randolph

    • D.

      Don Zimmer

    Correct Answer
    C. Willie Randolph
    Explanation
    Willie Randolph was the third base coach for the 2001 New York Yankees.

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  • 6. 

    Who are the two Yankees who each had number 8 retired for them?

    • A.

      Bill Dickey & Yogi Berra

    • B.

      Yogi Berra & Elston Howard

    • C.

      Joe DiMaggio & Billy Martin

    • D.

      Whitey Ford & Allie Reynolds

    Correct Answer
    A. Bill Dickey & Yogi Berra
    Explanation
    Bill Dickey and Yogi Berra are the two Yankees who each had number 8 retired for them. Both players were catchers for the New York Yankees and had successful careers. Dickey played for the Yankees from 1928 to 1946 and Berra played from 1946 to 1963. They were both key contributors to the team's success, with Dickey being a 10-time All-Star and Berra being a 15-time All-Star. Their numbers were retired as a tribute to their impact and achievements with the Yankees.

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  • 7. 

    Which three Yankee catchers were platooned in 1961 and supplied over 60 home runs?

    • A.

      Berra, Blanchard, Howard

    • B.

      Hegan, Berra, Blanchard

    • C.

      Berra, Howard, Long

    • D.

      Howard, Romano, Pignatano

    Correct Answer
    A. Berra, Blanchard, Howard
    Explanation
    In 1961, the Yankees used a platoon system with three catchers: Yogi Berra, Johnny Blanchard, and Elston Howard. These three catchers combined to hit over 60 home runs, making them a formidable offensive force for the team.

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  • 8. 

    What position did Don Mattingly originally play?

    • A.

      Outfield

    • B.

      Pitcher

    • C.

      First Base

    • D.

      Second Base

    Correct Answer
    A. Outfield
    Explanation
    Don Mattingly originally played as a first baseman.

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  • 9. 

    Which Yankee won a batting title in 1998?

    • A.

      Bernie Williams

    • B.

      Derek Jeter

    • C.

      Paul O'neil

    • D.

      Mike Myers

    Correct Answer
    A. Bernie Williams
    Explanation
    Bernie Williams won a batting title in 1998.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these baseball players is an ex-Yankee?

    • A.

      Claudell Washington

    • B.

      Wally Backman

    • C.

      Honus Wagner

    • D.

      Claude Kirshner

    Correct Answer
    A. Claudell Washington
    Explanation
    Claudell Washington is the correct answer because he is the only baseball player listed who is known to have played for the New York Yankees at some point in his career. The other three players, Wally Backman, Honus Wagner, and Claude Kirshner, are not associated with the Yankees.

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  • 11. 

    In which Farley movie did he ask, "I wonder if she goes out with one of the Yankees"?

    • A.

      Black Sheep

    • B.

      Happy Gilmore

    • C.

      Gone With The Wind

    • D.

      Tommy Boy

    Correct Answer
    D. Tommy Boy
    Explanation
    In the movie "Tommy Boy," Farley's character wonders if a woman he is interested in is dating one of the Yankees. This suggests that Farley's character is interested in the woman and is curious about her relationship status.

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  • 12. 

    What does Yankee broadcaster John Sterling say when a home run is hit?

    • A.

      Holy Cow!

    • B.

      That Ball Is Outta Here!

    • C.

      See Ya!

    • D.

      It Is High, It Is Far, It Is..Gone!

    Correct Answer
    D. It Is High, It Is Far, It Is..Gone!
    Explanation
    Yankee broadcaster John Sterling exclaims "It Is High, It Is Far, It Is..Gone!" when a home run is hit. This catchphrase is his signature home run call and has become synonymous with his broadcasting style. Sterling's enthusiastic and descriptive phrase captures the excitement and distance of the home run, adding to the thrill of the moment for fans listening to the game.

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  • 13. 

    What is the birth name of the Yankees' Tino Martinez?

    • A.

      Diego De La Vega

    • B.

      Antonio Velasquez

    • C.

      Constantino Martinez

    • D.

      Tino Sanchez

    Correct Answer
    C. Constantino Martinez
    Explanation
    The birth name of the Yankees' Tino Martinez is Constantino Martinez.

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  • 14. 

    Who caught the last fly ball of David Wells' perfect game?

    • A.

      David Wells

    • B.

      Tim Raines

    • C.

      Derek Jeter

    • D.

      Paul O'Neill

    Correct Answer
    D. Paul O'Neill
    Explanation
    Paul O'Neill caught the last fly ball of David Wells' perfect game.

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  • 15. 

    What former Yankee set a Major League record of games pitched in without ever having started a game?

    • A.

      Rich Gossage

    • B.

      Whitey Ford

    • C.

      Sparky Lyle

    • D.

      Lefty Gomez

    Correct Answer
    C. Sparky Lyle
    Explanation
    Sparky Lyle is the correct answer because he holds the Major League record for the most games pitched in without ever starting a game. This means that throughout his career, Lyle exclusively came in as a relief pitcher and never started a game.

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