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Quiz about New York Yankees
Quiz about New York Yankees

Average Sports Trivia: New York Yankees | 10 Questions


This is a quiz on Yankees history. It will test your knowledge on it.

A multiple-choice quiz by kellyperk. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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Author
kellyperk
Time
4 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
43,507
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
7 / 10
Plays
1799
Last 3 plays: Guest 24 (7/10), Guest 107 (8/10), Guest 97 (7/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. How many homeruns did Babe Ruth hit in his career? Hint


Question 2 of 10
2. What was Lou Gehrig's nickame? Hint


Question 3 of 10
3. What was Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris's nickname in the 1961 Season? Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Who had a 56 game hitting streak?

Answer: (Two words or just surname. Married a Hollywood starlet ...)
Question 5 of 10
5. Who broker Roger Maris' 61 homerun record in the 1998 season?

Answer: (not a yankee ... two words, or just surname)
Question 6 of 10
6. What player hit 3 homeruns in one game in the 1977 World Series to boost the Yankees to victory? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. What Yankee catcher born June 7th was tragically killed in an airplane crash? Hint


Question 8 of 10
8. Who had a plaque installed in Monument Park in 1997? Hint


Question 9 of 10
9. Which Yankee has had 200 or more hits in 1998, 1999, and 2000? Hint


Question 10 of 10
10. What Yankee in the 50s and 60s was nicknamed Moose?

Answer: (he played first base ... two words, or just surname)

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Most Recent Scores
Jun 07 2024 : Guest 24: 7/10
May 22 2024 : Guest 107: 8/10
May 01 2024 : Guest 97: 7/10
Apr 22 2024 : patrickk: 2/10

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. How many homeruns did Babe Ruth hit in his career?

Answer: 714

The Babe hit 714 homers in his career.
2. What was Lou Gehrig's nickame?

Answer: Iron Horse

In 1995 Iron Horse's mark was broken by Cal Ripken Jr.
3. What was Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris's nickname in the 1961 Season?

Answer: M and M boys

Mantle and Maris were the M and M boys in the 1961 season, if you didn't see the movie, they even had a company with that nickname.
4. Who had a 56 game hitting streak?

Answer: Joe DiMaggio

Joe D married Marilyn Monroe, he was devoted to her. After her death he continued to send roses to her grave weekly until his death in 1999.
5. Who broker Roger Maris' 61 homerun record in the 1998 season?

Answer: Mark McGwire

Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa hit homerun after homerun in a spectacular race to beat Maris' record. McGwire was first to beat the record then came Sosa. McGwire finished the season with 70 HRs.
6. What player hit 3 homeruns in one game in the 1977 World Series to boost the Yankees to victory?

Answer: Reggie Jackson

Reggie was 'Mr. October.' He always came through in the clutch.
7. What Yankee catcher born June 7th was tragically killed in an airplane crash?

Answer: Thurman Munson

Thurman was a great catcher and exciting player to watch. He was the Captain of the team and they were devastated at his loss.
8. Who had a plaque installed in Monument Park in 1997?

Answer: Don Mattingly

The Pope really did have a plaque there. If you haven't been, you should definitely make the trip.
9. Which Yankee has had 200 or more hits in 1998, 1999, and 2000?

Answer: Derek Jeter

Jeter first passed the 200 plateau in 1998 when he obtained 203 hits in 1998. Then in 1999, he topped that with 219. In 2000, he just reached the barrier with 201 hits.
10. What Yankee in the 50s and 60s was nicknamed Moose?

Answer: Bill Skowron

Moose was on the team during the great '61 season.
Source: Author kellyperk

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