The Saturday Baseball Quiz

(We post a baseball trivia question every Saturday, just for fun, as well as a detailed answer, stats, charts and commentary on the previous week's question. Pass along your questions, thoughts and ideas to boopstats@phillynews.com.)

 

THIS WEEK'S QUESTION

In the 36 seasons the Washington Nationals spent in Montreal as the Expos, they employed 11 different managers. Two of them are in the Hall of Fame, one as a player and the other as a manager. Who are they?

 

LAST WEEK'S QUESTION

Since winning the World Series for the first time in 1923, the Yankees have won a title at least once every regular, full decade (1920-29, for instance) except one. During which decade did they come up dry?

 LAST WEEK'S ANSWER

The 1980s.

The Yankees' titles by decades:

 Decade    Championship Seasons 
 1920s  '23, '27, '28
 1930s  '32, '36, '37, '38, '39
 1940s  '41, '43, '47, '49
 1950s  '50, '51, '52, '53, '56, '58  
 1960s  '61, '62
 1970s  '77. '89
 1980s  None
 1990s  '96, '98, '99
 2000s  '00, '09
 2010s  None (so far)


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