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In 1961 Roger Maris set the single season record of this many home runs...61
92.9%
In August 2010 this player becomes the 7th player to hit 600 home runs and the 2nd player to do so in a Yankee uniform...Alex Rodriguez
92.4%
Joe DiMaggio's record hitting streak lasted this many games...56
90.6%
In 1979 this catcher died in a tragic plane accident...Thurman Munson
89.4%
In 2009 the Yankees win their 27th World Series title by beating this team...Philadelphia Phillies
89.4%
They purchase the contract of Babe Ruth in this year...1920
88.8%
In 2000 the Yankees win their 26th World Series, and 3rd consecutive World Series, by beating this team...New York Mets
87.6%
The original Yankee Stadium opens in this year...1923
87.1%
In 1998 this pitcher throws the 2nd perfect game in Yankees history...David Wells
87.1%
In 1999 this pitcher throws the 3rd perfect game in Yankees history...David Cone
87.1%
Facts Answer % Correct
A group led by George Steinbrenner purchases the Yankees from CBS in this year...1973
84.1%
This man pitched the only perfect game in World Series history in 1956...Don Larsen
82.4%
In 1998 the Yankees finished an astounding 75 games over .500 by sweeping this team in the World Series...San Diego Padres
81.2%
In 1903 they became the...New York Highlanders
79.4%
They were officially named the New York Yankees in this year...1913
77.6%
DiMaggio's streak took place in this year...1941
77.1%
The Yankees were originally the...Baltimore Orioles
68.8%
Lou Gehrig Appreciation Day is held in this year...1939
60.6%
Lou Gehrig played in this many consecutive games...2130
46.5%
They first played in the stadium called...Hilltop Park
24.7%

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