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DH Quiz

All eyes have been on Jorge Posada this month to see how he acclimates himself to the designated hitter role. In honor of the former catcher, here's a DH quiz, involving both the New York Yankees and New York Mets. The answers will be posted tomorrow.

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1. On April 6, 1973, at Fenway Park, Yankee Ron Blomberg became baseball's first-ever DH. What did he do during that historic at-bat?

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2. Who was the first-ever Yankee DH in a World Series?

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3. The New York Mets used a DH for the first time in game three of the 1986 World Series. Who was he?

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4. On June 11, 1988, Billy Martin used a starting pitcher as the DH, who batted seventh in the lineup. Who was he?

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5. When the Mets and Yankees faced each other for the first time during 1997's inaugural season of interleague play, who were the two teams' DHs?

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