New York Yankees Quiz – Year 1961


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Quiz – Year 1961

10 Questins

New York Yankees Quiz - Year 1961

Question 1
Mickey Mantle

Centerfielder Mickey Mantle lost the home run hitting contest to Maris. How many homers did 'the Mick' have?

A
62
B
54
C
59
D
60
Question 1 Explanation: 
Mickey may have lost the home run competiton in 1961, but he out-hit Maris .317 to .269.
Question 2
The shortstop was who?
A
Johnny James
B
Tony Kubek
C
Art Ditmar
D
Duke Maas
Question 2 Explanation: 
Tony Kubek went on to a successful broadcasting career.
Question 3
Who was the catcher?
A
Moe Howard
B
Howard Ellington
C
Howard Alston
D
Elston Howard
Question 3 Explanation: 
The first black N.Y. Yankees player and their first black coach. The first black A.L. and World Series MVP also.
Question 4
Roger Maris hit 61 homers in 1961 and played right field. What was his jersey number?
A
8
B
22
C
11
D
9
Question 5
Second base was played by who?
A
Richard Bobson
B
Richie Richardson
C
Bobby Richardson
D
Dale Richardson
Question 6
Whitey Ford 

What fair-haired Hall of Fame pitcher had a 25-4 record in 1961?

A
Whitey Ford
B
Al Downing
C
Lefty Grove
D
Ralph Terry
Question 6 Explanation: 
Edward Charles Ford was also nicknamed 'Chairman of the Board'.
Question 7
bill

Bill Skowron played first base in the 1961 season. What was his nickname?

A
Moose
B
Hawk
C
Hammer
D
Bubba
Question 7 Explanation: 
Born William Joseph Skowron, Jr.
Question 8
What witty Hall of Fame catcher actually played most of the 1961 season in the outfield?
A
Yogi Barrerra
B
Yogi Bear
C
Yogi Berra
D
Lawrence Yogiman
Question 9
ny 

Mr. Boyer covered third base. His first name was?

A
Bobby
B
Ken
C
Cletis
D
Alan
Question 9 Explanation: 
Ken Boyer was Cletis' brother and also a big league ballplayer.
Question 10
Whitey Ford 

What fair-haired Hall of Fame pitcher had a 25-4 record in 1961?

A
Whitey Ford
B
Lefty Grove
C
Ralph Terry
D
Al Downing
Question 10 Explanation: 
Edward Charles Ford was also nicknamed 'Chairman of the Board'.
There are 10 questions to complete.

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