Quiz: Yankees vs Rex Sox: How Much Do You Know About the Greatest Rivalry in Baseball?
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Yankees vs Rex Sox: How Much Do You Know About the Greatest Rivalry in Baseball?
By: Gavin Thagard
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About This Quiz

Over 100 years of blood, sweat, and tears; that's what the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox rivalry is made of!

The rivalry between the Yankees and the Red Sox is one of the most heated rivalries in all of sports with defining moments throughout every decade since the rivalry began. During that span, these teams have stayed at each other's throats, as both teams have had major successes and epic failures while competing against each other. Their rivalry has often decided who made the playoffs and, occasionally, who won the World Series. There have been games where the dominant team destroyed the other and games where the underdog came through. Then, of course, there are the legendary players and managers who have switched teams, surprising fans everywhere as they were labeled traitors and enemies. Over the course of their rivalry, these two teams have exchanged many blows, sometimes literal punches, with the other both on and off the field. These are things that make great rivalries, and they certainly make up the Red Sox versus Yankees rivalry. 

If you know anything about this great rivalry, here's a quiz for you. Relive all of the best moments by challenging yourself with this quiz!

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When did the Yankees and Red Sox play their first game?
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Which player was traded from the Red Sox to the Yankees in 1919?
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What was Babe Ruth's nickname?
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How many World Series titles did Babe Ruth win with the Yankees?
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How many world series titles have the Yankees won?
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How many years did the Red Sox go without winning a World Series after trading Babe Ruth?
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How many titles have the Red Sox won since Babe Ruth was traded?
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When did the Red Sox play in their first World Series after trading Babe Ruth in 1919?
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In which stadium do the Red Sox play?
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How many times have the two teams played each other in the AL Championship Series?
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In what year did the Red Sox beat the Yankees in the AL Championship Series?
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What year was an extra tie-breaker game played between the two teams to decide the AL East?
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Who pitched for the Yankees in the 1978 AL East tie-breaker game?
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How many games down were the Red Sox to the Yankees in the 2004 AL Championship series before the Red Sox came back?
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Who hit a home run for the Red Sox in game 4 of the 2004 AL Championship series to win the game?
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Whose sock was soaked in blood while he continued to pitch during game 6 of the 2004 AL Championship series?
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What was the final 1999 AL Championship series game total?
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Which game did the Red Sox win in the 1999 AL Championship series?
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Who was named MVP of the 1999 AL Championship series?
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How many games did the 2003 AL Championship series last?
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Who won MVP in the 2003 AL Championship series?
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What was the final score of Game 7 of the 2003 AL Championship series?
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Who hit the series-winning walk-off home run in Game 7 of the 2003 AL Championship series?
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To whom did Ted Williams lose the AL MVP race in 1941?
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Which Yankees' player ran over Carlton Fisk at home plate in 1973 while the game was tied?
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Who threw a pitch at Manny Ramirez in Game 3 of the 2003 AL Championship​ series?
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Who did Jake Powell fight under the stands at Yankee Stadium in 1938?
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What was Joe DiMaggio's brother's name?
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Which Yankees' manager came out of retirement to join the Boston Red Sox?
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How many games did the Red Sox lose to the Yankees at the very end of the 1949 regular season to keep them from winning the American League pennant?
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Who threw the pitch for Roger Maris' 61st home run?
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How long was the longest game by innings in Yankee Stadium history?
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Who separated his shoulder during a fight in 1976 with Yankees' player Graig Nettles?
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In what year was the "Boston Massacre" series played?
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Who threw a no-hitter against the Red Sox in 1983?
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