If you think you know the 2009 World Sereis winners, try this test out. I bet you will find you didn't know as much as you thought.
The test is simple: 20 questions, and the answers are on the next page. You may want a pen and paper to write down your answers so you don 'forget.'
Oh, and don't cheat.
Here we go:
1: In the offseason, the Yankees traded utility player Wilson Betimit, and pitchers Jhonny Nunez and Jeff Marquez for Nick Swisher and a pitcher. Who was the pitcher?
2: What was the name of the illigal drug used by Alex Rodriguez?
3: On April 16th, New Yankee Stadium was opened. During the ceremonies, four f16s flew over Yankee stadium. From what branch of the Military were they of?
4: Hedeki Matsui's number minus Melky Cabrera's number is what Yankee's number?
5: Alex Rodriguez came back to the Yankees after his surgury on May 8th. The first pitch he saw he hit into the seats. Who threw this pitch?
6: Through the end of May untill June first, the Yankees played errorless baseball. For how many innings did the record-setting streak last?
7: On this day in June, the Yankees turned their season around: After Joe Girardi was ejected, rookie Francisco Cervelli hit a solo homerun that broke up a no hitter, eventually allowing the Yankees to win, 8-4.
8: On September 11, Derek Jeter passed Lou Gherig for hits with the Yankees. How many hits did Jeter record?
9: The rival Red Sox finished how many games behind New York?
10: Against American League opponents, the Yankees had the worst record against the Red Sox and the _______.
11: Former Yankee Johnny Damon reached how many career homeruns July 27th?
12: Which Yankee former first baseman is Mark Tiexiera's hero?
13: Jorge Posada hit the last home run in which former ballpark.
14: In the World Series, Jose Molina became the first Yankee catcher to do this in the World Series since Yogi Berra.
15: A.J. Burnett earned his first postseason victory in what round of the 2009 playoffs?
16: By defeating the Angels, the Yankees earned their ______ AL pennant.
17: How many outs did Mariano Rivera record in game 6 of the World Series?
18: Who is Pedro Martinez's Daddy?
19: How many post-season homers did A-rod have?
20: Which two players recorded the final out of the World Series?
Answer 1: Kanekoa Texeira
Answer 2: Metenolone Enanthate
Answer 3: The Air Force
Answer 4: 2, Derek Jeter
Answer 5: Jeremy Guthrie
Answer 6: 18
Answer 7: The 24th
Answer 8: 2,722
Answer 9: 8
Answer 10: Angels
Answer 11: 200
Answer 12: Don Mattingly
Answer 13: The Metrodome
Answer 14: Pick off a runner.
Answer 15: The World Series
Answer 16: 40th
Answer 17: 5
Answer 18: Pablo Jaime Martinez
Answer 19: 6
Answer 20: Robinson Cano and Mark Tiexiera
Count them up. Lets see how big of a fan you are:
0-5: You are a rookie. Don't try to write about the Yankees.
5-10: You are a veteran: You used to know this team, but they are just too young now.
10-15: A real Yankees fan. I give you full permission to write here.
15-19: The Yankees are your life.
20: Man, you must be a great cheater.
If anyone could honestly get 20, comment. I hop you enjoyed!
*Results may not be a true test of fanship. Use of web sources is considered cheating.