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The Wednesday Quiz

With the Yankees going to Kansas City for a four-game series with the Royals tomorrow, here's a quiz about those two teams' classic playoff battles in 1976, '77, '78 and '80. The answers will be posted tomorrow.

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1. Which Royals pitcher did Chris Chambliss hit his series-winning home run off of to win the AL pennant in 1976?

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2. Which DH/backup catcher, who was acquired earlier that season from Houston, led the Yankees with a .400 average (six for 15, one homer and two RBIs) in the 1977 playoff series vs. Kansas City? (Roy White and Paul Blair also batted .400, but in only five at-bats.)

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3. Which Yankee reliever entered game four of the '77 playoff series in the fourth inning, and pitched the rest of the game, picking up the win?

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4. Which Yankee only batted .200 against the Royals in the 1978 playoffs but still drove in four runs in the series, and would go on to win the World Series MVP that year?

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5. In the 1980 LCS loss to KC, which Yankee led the team in batting, with a .500 average?

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