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42 New York Yankees Trivia Questions for Fans of the Bronx Bombers

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July 5, 2023

Anyone from New York City knows there’s one team and only one team. It’s not the Houston Astros (who likes orange and blue, anyway?), it’s not the Mets (see aforementioned comment about orange and blue), and it is most certainly not the Red Sox (really, is there anything to say besides that?). The team that stands above the rest is the New York Yankees.

Between their immortal logo, their iconic pinstripes, and their immortal history of World Series wins, it’s impossible not to love the Yankees. If you’re ready to live up to that history, test your knowledge with these Yankees trivia questions and answers.

Have you memorized how long Babe Ruth played for the Bronx Bombers? Do you know why Derek Jeter earned the name β€œMister November?” Can you recall the longest Yankees World Series slump? If so, you’re ready for this Yankees quiz.

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1. What was also notable about the Triple Crown that Mickey Mantle won in 1956?

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2. In 2021, the New York Yankees finished in what place in their division?

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3. What was Mickey Mantle's uniform number when he made his break into the big leagues?

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4. What position did Joe DiMaggio play in Major League Baseball?

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5. What pitcher signed a big contract to play with the Yankees in 2001?

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6. In 1941, how many games did Joe DiMaggio consecutively get a hit?

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1. Who is a catcher on the 2023 Yankees team?

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2. How many home runs did the Yankees hit in the 2022 MLB regular season?

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3. What number did Derek Jeter wear on his New York Yankees jersey?

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4. What was the New York Yankees' win-loss record for the 2022 MLB season?

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5. Who led the 2022 Yankees in RBIs?

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6. What position does Anthony Rizzo play for the e2023 Yankees?

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1. What pitcher threw the only perfect game that Jorge Posada ever caught?

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2. How many games did the Yankees win in the shortened 2020 MLB season?

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3. Who played for the Yankees in 2020?

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4. Who led the 2021 Yankees in RBIs?

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5. How many regular-season wins did the Yankees have in 1998?

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6. What New York Yankee won American League Rookie of the Year in the 1951 MLB season?

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1. Which of these players did not play for the Yankees in the 1980s?

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2. What position does Gerrit Cole play for the 2023 Yankees?

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3. In 2005, who led the New York Yankees in batting average?

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1. Who was paid $19,600,000 by the New York Yankees in 2005?

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2. Who is the only Yankee to be a teammate of both Don Mattingly and Mickey Mantle?

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3. What Yankee pitcher gave up the famous "pine tar" home run to George Brett?

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4. Who did the Yankees sweep in the 1999 World Series?

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5. How old was Derek Jeter when he won Rookie of the Year?

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6. How many World Series rings did Jorge Posada win in the '90s?

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1. How many home runs did Aaron Judge hit in the 2022 MLB regular season?

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2. How many home runs did Alex Rodriguez hit in 2003?

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3. Who managed the 1961 New York Yankees?

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4. What Yankee pitcher was the 15th in MLB history to throw a perfect game?

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5. What Yankee pitcher won the 2001 Cy Young Award?

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6. What milestone did Alfonso Soriano reach in August 2013?

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1. What uniform number did the Yankees retire twice?

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2. Which Yankee led the American League in hitting during the strike-shortened 1994 season?

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3. Who was the 1999 Baseball World Series MVP between the Yankees and the Braves?

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4. What was Reggie Jackson's number with the Yankees?

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5. What Yankee was known as "Rags"?

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6. Who did the Yankees lose the Wild Card Game to in 2021?

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1. What was the original name of the New York Yankee baseball franchise?

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2. How many home runs did Mickey Mantle hit during his 12 years in the World Series?

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3. Which Yankee won a batting title in 1998?

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