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Yankees–Mets rivalry: Quiz


Question 1: In 2005, the Mets signed Manager ________, who coached with the Yankees for over a decade.
Chris ChamblissWillie RandolphJoe TorreNew York Yankees

Question 2: Since the inception of interleague play the teams have met in every season since 1997 and faced off in the ________, which the Yankees won in 5 games.
2001 World Series2000 World Series1998 World Series1996 World Series

Question 3: History is made at the ________ when two positions on both teams are manned by players from teams of the same city.
2008 Major League Baseball All-Star Game2006 Major League Baseball All-Star Game2007 Major League Baseball All-Star Game2005 Major League Baseball All-Star Game

Question 4: June 26, 2009 - The two teams played each other for the first time at ________.
New York MetsPolo GroundsCiti FieldShea Stadium

Question 5: The Mets hired former Yankee legend ________ as their first manager.
Joe TorreSubway SeriesCasey StengelProgress Energy Park

Question 6: The Mets, prone with injuries to many of their stars, failed to make the playoffs and placed just ahead of the ________ in the NL East.
Montreal Expos2004 Montreal Expos seasonWashington NationalsGary Carter

Question 7: Both teams shared ________ as their home field when Yankee Stadium was being refit during the 1974 and 1975 seasons.
Polo Grounds2000 World SeriesShea StadiumSubway Series

Question 8: [6] It is also believed that Yankees fans tend to root for the New York Giants (who once played in Yankee Stadium) and the ________, while Mets fans tend to root for the New York Jets (who once played in Shea Stadium) and New York Islanders.
Buffalo Sabres2009–10 New York Rangers seasonNew York RangersBoston Bruins

Question 9: The Yankees team that won that series included former Mets Dwight Gooden and David Cone, and ________.
Darryl StrawberryTom SeaverMike PiazzaLenny Dykstra

Question 10: During that Yankee drought, the Mets won their first World Series in 1969 and made it to the Fall Classic again in 1973 (with former Yankee catcher ________ as manager in '73).
Billy MartinPhil RizzutoJoe DiMaggioYogi Berra


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