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Yankee Stadium

written by: shimonbentzvi
 
A difficult quiz on a famous sports venue.

Question 1:


Where did the Yankees play immediately before Yankee Stadium was built?
The Polo Grounds-the home of the New York Giants
Ebbets Field-the home of the Brooklyn Dodgers
Shea Stadium-the home of the New York Mets
Oriole Park-the home of the Baltimore Orioles

Question 2:


Who owned the Yankees when Yankee Stadium was built?
George Steinbrenner and George Costanza
Jacob Ruppert and Tullinghast L'Hommedieu
Jacob Ruppert and Dave Devrey
Jacob Ruppert and Dave Ferrell

Question 3:


The land where Yankee Stadium was built was previously used for this purpose.
Car lot
Court House
Lumber yard
Celery farm

Question 4:


Which of the following has never been a nickname for Yankee Stadium?
The house that was built for Ruth
The house that Lindsay rebuilt
The house that Ruth built
The house that built baseball

Question 5:


On April 18, 1923 Babe Ruth hit the first home run in Yankee Stadium against this team.
Canton Bulldogs
Boston Red Sox
Oakland Athletics
Chicago White Sox

Question 6:


What was the maximum capacity of Yankee Stadium when it was first built?
63,800
91,200
58,000
71,900

Question 7:


Find the correct statement about Yankee Stadium.
Yankee Stadium was always an exclusively baseball field.
The New York Yankees have always played their regular season games at Yankee Stadium.
Yankee Stadium was the first three-tiered sports facility.
Yankee Stadium's original name was "The New York Yankee Baseball Field."

Question 8:


The land on which Yankee Stadium was built was bought for this price.
$675,000
$1,25,000
$2,500,000
$4,500

Question 9:


Yankee Stadium had the first instant-replay display in baseball.
False
True

Question 10:


Yankee Stadium was the first baseball field to have over 160 post-season games.
True
False

Question 11:


For many years he made all the announcements at Yankee Stadium.
Bob Sheppard
Mel Allen
Red Barber
Michael Kaye

Question 12:


On June 22, 1938 a famous boxing match was held in Yakee Stadium. Who lost?
Joe Louis
Jack Demosey
Max Baer
Max Schmelling

Question 13:


Which of the following does not have a monument at Monument Park, a section of Yankee Stadium contains a collection of monuments?
The Victims of 9/11
Pope John Paul II
Wellington Mara
Pope Paul VI

Question 14:


What was the first college football team to win over 50 games at Yankee Stadium?
New York University
Army
Notre Dame
Fordham University

Question 15:


In 1957, a large crowd came to hear this man speak at Yankee Stadium.
Pope John XXIII
Pope John Paul II
L.Ron Hubbard
Billy Graham

Question 16:


In the 1970's this professional soccer team played their home games at Yankee Stadium.
Milan A.C.
The Cosmos
The Nets
The Kicks

 


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