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New York Center Fielders Quiz Answers

Here are the answers to yesterday's quiz:

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1. Earle Combs was the center fielder on the 1927 New York Yankees.

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2. Richie Ashburn was the New York Mets' opening day center fielder in 1962, though Jim Hickman played the most games in center for the Amazin's that season, with 84.

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3. In 1974, Bobby Murcer moved to right field, and Elliott Maddox took over in center.

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4. Tug McGraw, along with center fielders Don Hahn and Dave Schneck, were dealt to the Phillies in exchange for center fielder Del Unser, catcher John Stearns and pitcher Mac Scarce.

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5. Seven New York center fielders have won Gold Gloves: Willie Mays (NY Giants, 1957), Mickey Mantle (1962), Tom Tresh (1965, Mantle played left field that season), Tommie Agee (1970), Bobby Murcer (1972), Bernie Williams (1997, '98, '99, '00) and Carlos Beltran (2006, '07, '08).

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