Hot Stove Little Guys: Quiz Answers

Hot Stove New YorkSenior Writer IApril 1, 2009

Billy Martin of the New York Yankees looks on during a game.


Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz:

1. Andy Stankiewicz played for the Yankees in the early 1990's and was traded to Houston for Xavier Hernandez.

2. Mets second baseman Felix Millan’s major league career ended when he got into a fight with Ed Ott and the Pirates catcher slammed him to the ground.

3. Bucky Dent co-starred in the made-for-TV movie The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders in 1979.

4. Bud Harrelson played 13 seasons for the Mets, yet hit only one homer at Shea.

5. Walt “No Neck” Williams spent his last two years with the Yankees in 1974-75.

6. Melvin Mora scored the winning run for the Mets on the last day of the 1999 season.

7. The Yankees traded Bobby Bonds to the Angels for Mickey Rivers (and Ed Figueroa) after the 1975 season.

8. Wally Backman won the Sporting News Minor League Manager of the Year award in 2004.

9. The Mets traded Jesse Orosco to St. Louis for Joe McEwing in 2000.

10. Billy Martin played himself (as the Tigers manager) in the made-for-TV movie One in a Million: The Ron Leflore Story.