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Trivia Quiz - New York Yankees Baseball History & Facts


Try your luck on this trivia quiz about New York Yankees Baseball History & Facts!

Quiz Number: 5173
Date Submitted: October 29, 2013
Quiz Categories: MLB American League East
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: bill
Average Score: 83.7 percent
Times Taken: 54 times
Taken by Registered Users: 5

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1. What are the official colors of the New York Yankees?
  A.   magenta and cream
  B.   navy blue, white and gray
  C.   orange, blue and white
  D.   purple and silver

2. Hall of Famer Joe DiMaggio played for the New York Yankees from 1936-1951. What was his nickname?
  A.   Big Joe
  B.   Jimmy Joe Bob
  C.   Joltin' Joe
  D.   Joe Joe Joey

3. What is the mascot of the New York Yankees?
  A.   Yank Man
  B.   Big Appleton
  C.   Manhattan Mark
  D.   they don't have one

4. What is the AAA affiliate of the New York Yankees?
  A.   Charlotte Knights
  B.   Rochester Red Wings
  C.   Syracuse Chiefs
  D.   Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders

5. What is the nickname of Yankee Stadium?
  A.   The House That Ruth Built
  B.   Big Apple Stadium
  C.   Damn Yankee Stadium
  D.   none of the above

6. The New York Yankees are often called "America's team." However, the team also has many detractors. Which of the following is a common nickname used by Yankee detractors?
  A.   The Stankees
  B.   The Evil Empire
  C.   The Bronx Zoo
  D.   all of the above

7. Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig played for the New York Yankees from 1923-1939. He passed away in 1941 from a disease that would eventually become commonly known as "Lou Gehrig's Disease." What disease is it?
  A.   Cerebrovascular Disease
  B.   Muscular dystrophy (MD)
  C.   Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  D.   Ischemic Heart Disease

8. What team is the biggest rival of the New York Yankees?
  A.   Boston Red Sox
  B.   Chicago White Sox
  C.   Florida Marlins
  D.   Texas Rangers

9. Which of the following is a common nickname of the New York Yankees?
  A.   The Bronx Bombers
  B.   The Pinstripers
  C.   The Yanks
  D.   all the above

10. What manager led the New York Yankees to four World Series titles in five years (1996, 1998, 1999 & 2000)?
  A.   Joe Torre
  B.   Joe Girardi
  C.   Buck Showalter
  D.   Stump Merrill


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