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2011 Media Guide Trivia Contest Answers and Winner

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The Melkman correctly answered four of the ten trivia questions, winning the contest. For her prize she will get to add a line to the signature of either OTRWaldo, greatscott723, waw, or WhatWouldJeterDo, all of whom attempted to get the most correct, and failed.

Here are the questions and answers:

1. How many seasons has Hal Steinbrenner been a member of the Yankees organization for?

21

2. Who are the only two Yankees catchers to be behind the plate for two regular season no-hitters?

Yogi Berra and Joe Girardi

3. Who hit the first home run in Yankees history?

John Ganzel

4. Which Yankee holds the franchise record for fewest team games to reach 100 hits in a season?

Lou Gehrig (No one saw what I did there)

5. Which Yankees team had the highest home winning percentage of all-time? (Looking for a year)

1932

6. Which Yankees pitcher holds the franchise record for most strikeouts in a rookie season?

Ron Guidry

7. How many straight seasons has Jorge Posada caught at least one game in? Who accomplished the feat before Posada? (1/2 point for each correct answer)

16, Johnny Bench

8. Prior to 2010 (Hughes & Sabathia) which two Yankees pitchers were the most recent to get eighteen or more wins each in a single season?

Mike Mussina and David Wells

9. How many games has Derek Jeter played in in which the Yankees were already mathematically eliminated from the playoffs?

1

10. How many home runs have Yankees pitchers combined to hit over the franchises 106 year history?

154

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