When did the New York Yankees win their first World Series Championship?
Trivia Question Answer
The New York Yankees won their first World Series Championship in 1923 defeating the New York Giants 4 games to 2.
Who was the first woman to race in the Indianapolis 500?
Janet Guthrie became the first woman to race in the Indianapolis 500 when she competed in the 1977 Indianapolis 500 where she finished 29th. She was also the first woman to compete in the Daytona 500 in the following season.
Who was the first designated hitter (DH) to receive baseball’s Silver Slugger award?
The designated hitter (DH) has been around in the American League since 1973. The Silver Slugger awards were instituted in 1980, thus the first DHs could not win the award. The first DH to win the Silver Slugger for the DH position in 1980 was “Mr. October”, Reggie Jackson of the New York Yankees.