Yankees Baseball Card Trivia at Noon - Ball Four Players Take 2

Yankees Baseball Card Trivia at Noon - Ball Four Players Take 2

Last week we highlighted players mentioned in Ball Four that played for the Seattle Pilots. But, let’s not forget that Jim Bouton also pitched for the Houston Astros the year he wrote the book.

This week we’re highlighting three Astros who also became Yankees (Monday through Wednesday) and then (on Thursday and Friday) two coaches (who had also been Yankees) that were mentioned in the book.

Good Luck!

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Yankees Baseball Card Trivia at Noon - Ball Four Players Take 2

Yankees Baseball Card Trivia at Noon - Ball Four Players Take 2

Last week we highlighted players mentioned in Ball Four that played for the Seattle Pilots. But, let’s not forget that Jim Bouton also pitched for the Houston Astros the year he wrote the book.

This week we’re highlighting three Astros who also became Yankees (Monday through Wednesday) and then (on Thursday and Friday) two coaches (who had also been Yankees) that were mentioned in the book.

Good Luck!

Read More

Yankees Baseball Card Trivia at Noon - Ball Four Players Take 2

Yankees Baseball Card Trivia at Noon - Ball Four Players Take 2

Last week we highlighted players mentioned in Ball Four that played for the Seattle Pilots. But, let’s not forget that Jim Bouton also pitched for the Houston Astros the year he wrote the book.

This week we’re highlighting three Astros who also became Yankees (Monday through Wednesday) and then (on Thursday and Friday) two coaches (who had also been Yankees) that were mentioned in the book.

Good Luck!

Read More

Yankees Baseball Card Trivia at Noon - Ball Four Players Take 2

Yankees Baseball Card Trivia at Noon - Ball Four Players Take 2

Last week we highlighted players mentioned in Ball Four that played for the Seattle Pilots. But, let’s not forget that Jim Bouton also pitched for the Houston Astros the year he wrote the book.

This week we’re highlighting three Astros who also became Yankees (Monday through Wednesday) and then (on Thursday and Friday) two coaches (who had also been Yankees) that were mentioned in the book.

Good Luck!

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Yankees Baseball Card Trivia at Noon - Black History Month

Yankees Baseball Card Trivia at Noon - Black History Month

We thank ProfRobert for all his hard work in providing us with this week’s Yankees Baseball Card Trivia at Noon.

Friday: I don't remember the first Yankee game I ever attended, but I am certain this man played in it (he played 143 or more games seven straight years, peaking with years of 156, 158 and 159).  There was never a time for me when blacks and whites playing baseball together was anything out of the ordinary.  It certainly didn't mean that racism had ended, but thanks to a host of factors (Jackie Robinson and Branch Rickey; Truman integrating the military; Brown v. Board of Education; the Civil Rights Act of 1964) integration as a concept had been normalized for my and future generations.

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