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Yankees And Mets Spring Training Quiz

Spring training is finally here, which means we may be one day closer to an Oliver Perez-less New York Mets. Here is a spring training quiz, with questions involving both local teams. The answers will be posted tomorrow.

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1. Which member of the 1968 Mets was hit in the head by Bob Gibson in his very first at-bat with the team in spring training?

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2. Which New York Yankee pitcher was ordered to throw at Texas outfielder Billy Sample's head by Billy Martin in his first spring training with the Bombers but refused?

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3. During consecutive days in spring training of 1999, the Mets signed a former Dodger pitching great and released a former Dodger pitcher. Who were the two pitchers?

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4. The biggest story for the Yankees in spring training of 1973 was the Fritz Peterson/Mike Kekich wife-swapping incident. The two pitchers were eventually traded to the same team, one in '73, the other following year. What team were they traded to?

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5. In spring training of 2000, the Mets trade Jesse Orosco to the Cardinals for which player?

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