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The Newsday Sports trivia quiz for May 27: The 2009 Yankees

From left, Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada, Derek Jeter

From left, Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada, Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera of the Yankees celebrate with the trophy after their 7-3 win against the Philadelphia Phillies in Game 6 of the 2009 World Series at Yankee Stadium on Nov. 4, 2009. Credit: Getty Images

A 2009 Yankees-themed edition of our daily sports trivia quiz to test your knowledge of sports history.

(Newsday is opening this content to all readers as we provide Long Islanders with a way to take a break during the coronavirus outbreak. All readers can learn the latest news at newsday.com/LiveUpdates)

1

Before the 2009 season began, former Yankees manager Joe Torre came out with a book called “The Yankee Years,” written with what former Newsday baseball writer?

2

What was the name of the cousin Alex Rodriguez implicated in his PED use in a news conference before the 2009 season?

3

What number did manager Joe Girardi wear during the 2009 season?

4

The Yankees played their first regular-season game in new Yankee Stadium on April 16 and lost, 10-2, to what opponent?

5

Who led the 2009 Yankees in regular-season home runs with 39?

6

Who led the 2009 Yankees in regular-season pitching victories with 19?

7

Who was the MVP of the 2009 World Series?

8

What song did Jay-Z and Alicia Keys perform before Game 2 of the 2009 World Series?

9

Who was the losing pitcher for the Phillies in Game 6 of the 2009 World Series – in his last MLB appearance?

10

Who was Fox’s analyst for the 2009 World Series, working with play-by-play man Joe Buck?