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Wednesday, February 18th, 2009

Hot Stove NY Sports Pop Culture Quiz II Answers

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Here are the answers to yesterday’s quiz.

1. The New York baseball team featured in Bang the Drum Slowly is the New York Mammoths.

2. In an episode of Seinfeld, when informed that his son was dead, the first thing that Frank Costanza said to George Steinbrenner was, “What the hell did you trade Jay Buhner for?!”

3. The 1986 Mets recorded the classic song “Let’s Get Metsmerized.”

4. Babe Ruth played himself in Pride of the Yankees.

5. Michael Ontkean, who played Ned Braden in Slap Shot, played for two New York Rangers farm clubs, after starring for the University of New Hampshire hockey team.

6. Marv Albert once appeared on Everybody Loves Raymond.

7. Besides Seinfeld, Keith Hernandez has appeared in an episode of Law & Order, in 1994.

8. Yo La Tengo took their name from an incident in the 1962 Mets season, when center fielder Richie Ashburn and shortstop Elio Chacon collided after going after a fly ball. Chacon did not speak English so Ashburn learned to say yo la …

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