Discuss the rich history of baseball in here.
1. On Opening Day in 1929 which team became the first American League team to wear uniform numbers on their backs onto the field.
2. What was the date two teams faced off with uniform numbers on their backs for the very first time in Major League history ? Who won ?
Ted Williams, the best hitter in the game? Hint his initials is C.H.
Whats his last name? His lifetime record is 28-31. His best work was in the old Negro leagues
Batting Titles in Three Decades in the 1900`s? Hint he was not a Yankee.
1. Under official MLB rules, what is the greatest number of pitches that one can take during a single official at-bat? (Hint: the answer is not 6!)
2. What is the name of poem famous for the phrase, "Tinker to Evers to Chance"?
3. How many times in that poem does that phrase appear?
4. Who were the first MLB two teams to use uniform numbers permanently (i.e., continually from then until now)?
5. Who holds the Senior Circuit record for the lowest season OBP by a player who in the...
Season as his 21st consecutive season with the same team?
In the 90`s the Win total was 176?
To Pitch a perfect game?
Pardoned for a felony conviction by Pres Reagan in the final days of his office?
Gave up Reggie Jackson`s three homers in the 1977 World Series?
I was talking with a friend recently about our experiences with meeting the great Joe D. I had met him many years ago in a restaurant/bar in NYC while my dad was playing a gig there in the 70's (My dad is a musician) He had come up to meet my dad and said he was a fan ?!? My dad's eyes bugged out of his head and he said "Are you kidding !!" Well, while I was too busy stammering incoherently my dad and Joe exchanged autographs, I finally straightened my tongue out and got a nice personalized...
Gary Cooper played the part of Lou Gehrig.
Who played the part of Babe Ruth?
To each have three-homer games?
With over 400 career homers not to be elected to the hall of fame when eligible? Clue he played with the Yankee`s too.
Hit 361 career homers yet struck out only 369 times?
Whose single season record did he break?
if it goes as long as the weekend anyway. I love this part of the Forum, and you guys are the best. Well here we go!
1.Name the pitcher who was the victim of the Babes famed 'called shot' HR?
2. Name the 2 players who have played 9 positions in a game?
3. During what period of time were bases on balls considered hits?
Who were the brothers who finished first and second for the N.L. batting title in 1966?
What did Paul and Lloyd Waner of the Pirates do on Sept 15, 1938 that no brothers have done before or since?
I don't know if this has ever been posted before, but I just thought this would make an interesting topic for discussion. Do any of you know why the yanks have pinstripes on their uniforms and when this was first introduced by them?:confused: :P :NY: :NY: :NY: :NY:
Name the only two brothers to win Cy Young Awards in the 1900s?
How much money did George put up for a controllong interest in the N.Y Yankees in 1972?
Which company did the Steinbrenner group buy the team from?
Who was the Pres of The Yankees at the Time the team was purchased?
Who was the Dodger Player who took a Goose Gossage Fastball in the head in the 81 World Series?
To have been there in person, which would it be?
For me, it would be the game Ruth supposedly called
his HR. There is a lot of controversy surrounding that
moment, and I would have loved to see it for myself.
I know that fans usually think of the top players by position but sometimes we forget that the versatile player who is proficient at many positions is often overlooked. I know that yanks have had a good one in the last few years...namely Luis Sojo who could play any infield position and hit in the clutch but could you name the yanks greatest versatile player over the past sixty years. My vote goes to Gil McDougald who could play 3rd, 2nd, or shortstop and play at allstar levels. He did play...
Who had the most at bats for the great 1927 Yankees?
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