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DH Quiz Answers

Here are the answers to yesterday's quiz:

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1. On April 6, 1973, at Fenway Park, New York Yankee Ron Blomberg became baseball's first-ever DH, when he drew a bases-loaded walk in the top of the first against Luis Tiant.

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2. Lou Piniella was the first-ever Yankee DH in a World Series, when he went one for three in game one of the '76 Fall Classic against the Cincinnati Reds.

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3. Danny Heep was the first-ever New York Mets DH, in game three of the 1986 World Series. He went one for three, with two RBIs.

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4. On June 11, 1988, Billy Martin used starting pitcher Rick Rhoden as the DH. He batted seventh, and in two plate appearances he grounded out to third and hit a sacrifice fly before being pinch-hit for by Jose Cruz.

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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, the DHs were Butch Huskey and Cecil Fielder, respectively.