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Trivia Quiz - Lou Gehrig: Iron Man

This is a quiz on Yankee legend Lou Gehrig, one of the greatest baseball players ever.

Quiz Number: 4610
Date Submitted: July 24, 2012
Quiz Categories: Major League Baseball
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: dartjock
Average Score: 73.5 percent
Times Taken: 99 times
Taken by Registered Users: 3
Quiz is about: Lou Gehrig

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Lou Gehrig Iron Man
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1. What was Lou Gehrig's nickname?
  A.   Sweet Lou
  B.   The Yankee Slugger
  C.   The Iron Horse
  D.   The Splendid Splinter

2. Lou played his entire 17 year career with what MLB team?
  A.   New York Yankees
  B.   Boston Red Sox
  C.   Brooklyn Dodgers
  D.   New York Mets

3. Lou had the distinction of being the very first player in baseball to have his Jersey number retired. What jersey number did he wear?
  A.   3
  B.   7
  C.   6
  D.   4

4. What is Lou's actual first name?
  A.   Phillip
  B.   Henry
  C.   Louis
  D.   Lucifer

5. Lou was born from immigrants of what country?
  A.   Germany
  B.   Poland
  C.   Italy
  D.   Greece

6. Although Lou never graduated from college, he did attend what university for two years?
  A.   Army
  B.   Berkley
  C.   Columbia
  D.   Dartmouth

7. Who did Lou replace at first base to begin his streak of 2,130 consecutive games played?
  A.   Ellsworth Dahlgren
  B.   Wally Pipp
  C.   Joe Gordon
  D.   Redd Ruffing

8. Who replaced Lou at first base ending his streak of 2,130 consecutive games played?
  A.   Redd Ruffing
  B.   Wally Pipp
  C.   Joe Gordon
  D.   Ellsworth Dahlgren

9. Lou also had the distinction of being the first athlete to appear on the front of what product?
  A.   The cover of Time Magazine
  B.   A Box of Wheaties
  C.   The Cover of TV Guide
  D.   A Stamp

10. What was the name of the only film Lou ever appeared in?
  A.   Boys Town
  B.   Three Comrades
  C.   Rawhide
  D.   Jezebel®   

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