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1. This Hall of Famer played for the Red Sox from 1982-1992, then signed as a free agent with the Yankees for 1993. The third baseman played in 11 All-Star games, and led the league in batting five times. Who is this traitor?
2. After many seasons in the league, I became a Yankee in 1995. I won a Cy Young Award in 1994, and I threw a perfect game in 1999 while wearing the pinstripes. In 2001, I signed as a free agent with the Red Sox. Who am I?
3. This Red Sox outfielder who wore the number 18, played in Boston from 2002-2005 before signing with the Yankees as a free agent in 2006. Who was this player who had a haircut in the pinstripes?
4. This All-Star pitcher and Yankee Cy Young Award winner played in the pinstripes from 1955-1962. Fans saw him in a Red Sox uniform in 1963. Who was this traitor?
5. I pitched for the Red Sox from 1967-1971. In my rookie season, I watched teammate Carl Yastrzemski bat for the Triple Crown. You can't call me a traitor because Boston traded me to the Yankees in March 1972. I won a Cy Young Award as a Yankee. I played with the Yankees for seven seasons before being traded to the Rangers. Who am I that never started a game in my 16-season career?
6. This Hall of Fame 25-season player provided his services to nine different teams in his career. He first became a Yankee in 1985, and played in five seasons with them and one with Boston. Who was this base stealing wonder who set a record for 1406 stolen bases?
7. This Hall of Fame pitcher found himself playing with Babe Ruth on the Red Sox from 1915-1919, then hooked up with the Babe again in 1923 with the Yankees. He went to four World Series with the Yankees, and was a member of Murderers Row in 1927. Who is this Hall of Fame pitcher?
8. I certainly can't complain about my career. I was a Yankee in my rookie season in 1955, then stayed in the pinstripes until 1967. I went to nine World Series with them, and shared the catching duties with Hall of Fame great Yogi Berra. You can't call me a traitor because the Yankees traded me to Boston for a no-name "player to be named later" type of trade mid-season 1967. I was at Boston when I retired in 1968. Who am I?
9. This Hall of Fame pitcher was with Babe Ruth on the 1919 Red Sox, then was rostered with the Babe again on the 1921 Yankees. He spent the rest of the decade in the pinstripes, and led the league in 1927 with the most wins on the Murderers Row team. He finally retired as a Brooklyn Dodger in 1938, then was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1969. Who is this pitcher?
10. This pitcher was with the Red Sox from 1915-1919. He defected to the Yankees in 1920, and unfortunately, his 1920 season is what made his name in baseball. He hit Cleveland Indian Ray Chapman in the head with a pitch, and Chapman later died from it. Who is this pitcher?
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