Sunday, April 19, 2009

Yankees Trivia for April 19 - 8 Questions

1.) How many switch hitters did the late 1930s team that won 4-straight World Series titles (1936-1939) have on it?
2.) Name the 3 pitchers that have amassed over 1,500 career strikeouts with the Yankees.
3.) How many Hall of Famers were in the starting lineup when public address announcer Bob Sheppard made his Yankees debut on April 17, 1951?
4.) Who was the 1st Yankee to collect over 50 doubles in a single season?
5.) Who was the first Yankees outfielder to win a Gold Glove Award?
6.) Who was the only Yankees player to hit for the cycle during the 1970's?
7.) Who was the first modern era free-agent signed by the Yankees? What year was he signed?
8.) Who was the only Yankees player to be named AL Rookie of the Year during the decade of the 1980's?

1.) None
2.) Red Ruffing(1,526), Ron Guidry(1,778), and Whitey Ford(1,956)
3.) 5 - Phil Rizzuto, Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, johnny Mize, and Yogi Berra
4.) Lou Gehrig has 52 in 1927.
5.) Norm Siebern(1958)
6.) Bobby Murcer accomplished the feat on August 29, 1972 against the Rangers. He did it in the 1st game of a double-header.
7.) Jim Catfish hunter was signed on December 31, 1974.
8.) Dave Righetti in 1981.

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