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Yankees And Mets Spring Training Quiz Answers

Here are the answers to yesterday's quiz:

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1. Bob Gibson welcomed Tommie Agee to the National League and the New York Mets by beaning the center fielder in the first game of spring training of 1968, after Agee was acquired in a trade with the White Sox.

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2. Brand-new New York Yankee Goose Gossage was ordered to throw at Texas outfielder Billy Sample's head by Billy Martin in spring training of 1978, but the reliever refused.

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3. Former Dodger Orel Hershiser signed with the Mets on March 25, 1999, and Hideo Nomo was released by the team the next day.

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4. On June 12, 1973, Mike Kekich was traded to Cleveland for pitcher Lowell Palmer, and on April 26, 1974, Fritz Peterson was shipped off to the Indians along with Steve Kline, Fred Beene and Tom Buskey for Chris Chambliss, Dick Tidrow and Cecil Upshaw.

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5. On March 18, 2000, the Mets traded Jesse Orosco to the Cardinals for Joe McEwing.

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