Yankee Medical Quiz

Someone check the water in the Stadium clubhouse. Sure, every team has its share of injuries, but from appendicitis to tumors, this year’s Yankees seem to have had more than their share of weird, serious ailments. Test your knowledge of the team’s woes:

1. The Boss’s fainting spell occurred:
A: When the Sox acquired Schilling
B: After signing A-Rod’s first paycheck
C: After signing Contreras’s latest paycheck
D: At a funeral service

2. While travelling in Japan, Kevin Brown acquired:
A: A vintage copy of Sun Tsu’s “Art of War”
B: A samurai sword
C: A Hiroshige print of Edo
D: Ringworm

3. Before his emergency appendectomy, Bernie Williams gutted through:
A: A preseason game against the Rockies
B: Three songs from “The Journey Within”
C: Two segments of YES’s “Centerstage with Dennis Rodman”
D: An interview with NYT beat reporter Tyler Kempner

4. Match the Yankee to the ailment:
A: Jeter……………………1: Sore elbow
B: Giambi………………….2: Pulled hammy
C: Lofton………………….3: Paranoid schizophrenia
D: Mussina…………………4: Broken nose
E: Posada………………….5: Bursitis
F: Sheffield………………..6: Tumor
G: Steinbrenner……………7: Broken hand

5. Jose Contreras should be taking:
A: Paxil
B: Prozac
C: Zoloft
D: Qualudes
E: A bus back to Tampa

6. The highest paid Yankee employee should be:
A: Derek
B: A-Rod
C: Mariano
D: Gene Monahan

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