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Mickey Mantle

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Mickey Mantle game quiz
"This quiz will test your knowledge about one of the most popular MLB players of all time, Mickey Mantle."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. What was Mickey's original position?
    First Base
    Catcher
    Center Field
    Shortstop


2. What uniform number did Mickey wear when he was first called up to the Majors?
    6
    9
    7
    3


3. Which of the following nicknames, was Mantle known as?
    The Mick from Stick
    The Mouse
    Mantle's Crown
    The Commerce Comet


4. How many MVP awards did Mickey win in his career?
    2
    5
    4
    3


5. What scout signed Mickey to his first big league contract?
    Tom Greenwade
    Ron Malone
    Jack McDevitt
    Jason Michaels


6. For several years, Mickey attached his name to a Holiday Inn Motel. Where was the motel located?
    Constable, NY
    Commerce, OK
    Joplin, MO
    Kansas City, MO


7. In what year did Mickey win the Triple Crown?
    1960
    1952
    1956
    1957


8. Who was Mickey named in honor of?
    Joseph Floyd Vaughan
    Gordon Stanley Cochrane
    Earle Bryan Combs
    Charles Herbert Klein


9. Mickey is the only player to have ever hit a fair ball out of Yankee Stadium?
    True
    False


10. In what small town was The Mick born?
    Commerce, OK
    Commerce, GA
    Spavinaw, OK
    Joplin, MO


11. Who were Mickey's two closest friends during his time with the Yankees?
    Billy Martin and Whitey Ford
    Irv Noren and Roger Maris
    Yogi Berra and Hank Bauer
    Tony Kubek and Bobby Richardson


12. What forced Mickey onto the DL and out of the 1961 home run record chase?
    A torn ligament caused by an awkward slide into third base
    A hip abscess caused by a bad reaction to a shot
    A broken arm caused by crashing into the outfield wall
    He contracted acute food poisoning by eating a bad dinner during a road trip to Boston


13. Mickey hit his 500th home run in 1967. What other Hall of Famer hit his 500th home run in 1967?
    Willie Mays
    Eddie Mathews
    Duke Snider
    Al Kaline


14. Mickey hit the first home run in which newly-built stadium?
    Municipal Stadium in Kansas City, MO
    Busch Stadium in St. Louis, MO
    Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, MD
    Houston Astrodome in Houston, TX


15. Who managed the New York Yankees during Mickey's rookie season?
    Answer: ( Two words, or just surname)


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Compiled Jun 28 12