Dizzy Dean

Tom Seaver throws out the first pitch prior to the inaugural game at Citi Field in 2009. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: 20 Baseball Trivia Questions To Stump Your Friends

Can you identify the subject of these “quotes” which refer to Hall of Famers? Be careful — a few of them are tricky.

11/18/2013

Statue of Jay Hanna 'Dizzy' Dean in St. Louis. (credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Dizzy Dean, The Gashouse Gang’s Real Gasser

Dean was a brash braggart, blessed with a great right arm. He was a character among characters; some of his teammates caroused, fought with both opponents and with each other and, as a team, brought joy to countless fans.

08/13/2012

FILE - New York Daily News sports cartoonist Bill Gallo attends a photo-op at the 24th annual Thurman Munson Award dinner in this Feb. 3, 2004 file photo taken in New York. New York Daily News cartoonist and columnist Bill Gallo, known for his playful characters, died Tuesday May 10, 2011 from complications of pneumonia at White Plains Hospital according to the paper. He was 88.  (credit: AP Photo/Tina Fineberg, File)

NY Daily News Cartoonist Bill Gallo Dies At 88

Bill Gallo, a cartoonist and columnist for the New York Daily News, whose playful characters included depicting the blustering New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner in a spiked Prussian military helmet, has died.

05/11/2011