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The Wednesday Quiz

The Yankees are in the midst of a two-game series with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of California of the United States, while the Mets go out to LA to play the Dodgers tomorrow. So it's New York vs. LA once again. There were three Knicks-Lakers finals in the early 1970s, four Yankees-LA Dodgers World Series, three Yankees-Angels postseason series and two memorable Mets-Dodgers playoff series. Here's a quick quiz about New York vs. LA. The answers will be posted tomorrow.

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1. What was the first year the Yankees and Dodgers squared off in the Series after the Dodgers left Brooklyn?

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2. Name the three managers who led the Yankees in their four Series vs. the Dodgers.

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3. Which player that was on all three Knick teams that faced the Lakers in the finals (1970, '72 and '73) played for LA for three seasons previous to his stint with the Knicks?

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4. Which Met pitcher won two games in the 1988 playoff series against the Dodgers?

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5. In last year's LCS against the Angels, Alex Rodriguez memorably hit three home runs. But which two Yankees each hit two of their own?

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