2001 World Series
your baseball knowledge of the 2001 World
Series? Get up to bat in this
Alan's FUN Baseball
Trivia quiz. "Check Your Answers"
at the end of the quiz.
When asked before the Series if the Diamondbacks (only in the
league since 1998) would have any trouble when faced with the
tradition-rich Yankees. Who said, “Mystique and
Aura? Those are dancers at a nightclub”?
- Mark Grace
- Randy Johnson
- Joe Morgan
- Curt Schilling
2) Game 1 of the World Series was held
Saturday, October 27, 2001 at Bank One Ballpark in Phoenix,
Arizona. The Diamondbacks won 9-1. Who did
NOT get a hit off of starter Curt
- Scott Brosius
- Chuck Knoblauch
- Jorge Posada
- Bernie Williams
3) On Sunday, October 28, 2001 at Bank One
Ballpark. Randy Johnson starts Game 2 for the Diamondbacks.
Who was the starter for the Yankees?
- Roger Clemens
- Mike Mussina
- Andy Pettitte
- Mariano Rivera
4) Tuesday, October 30, 2001 at Yankee Stadium
in Bronx, New York. It was a victory for the Yankees.
What was the score?
5) Game 4 begins on Wednesday, October 31,
2001 at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees win 4-3. Who
does NOT hit a home run for the
- Derek Jeter
- Tino Martinez
- Mark Reynolds
- Shane Spencer
6) On Thursday, November 1, 2001 at Yankee
Stadium is Game 5. Diamondback manager, Bob Brenly started Miguel
Batista, who pitched a strong 7-2/3 scoreless innings. The Yankees
won it in the twelfth when Alfonso Soriano knocked in Chuck
Knoblauch with a base hit off Albie Lopez.
7) Game 6 is Saturday, November 3, 2001 at
Bank One Ballpark in Phoenix, Arizona. Who was the
Diamondback that went 3-for-4 with five RBIs?
- Danny Bautista
- Jay Bell
- Erubiel Durazo
- Matt Williams
8) The Yankees and Diamondbacks play Game 7 on
Sunday, November 4, 2001 at Bank One Ballpark. In the ninth
inning, a pinch runs comes in for Damian Miller and scores the tie
run, allowing for Luis Gonzalez to single scoring Jay Bell, and
the Diamondbacks win the World Series. Who is the
pinch runner for Miller?
- Craig Counsell
- Midre Cummings
- David Dellucci
- Steve Finley
9) For the series, winning player’s share was
$279,260 and the losing player’s share was $201,014.
10) Despite the closeness of the Series
overall, the Diamondbacks outscored the Yankees 16 - 10 over the
entire Series, as a result of large margins of victory achieved by
Arizona in Bank One Ballpark relative to the one run margins at