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Do you know your New York Yankees history?

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Closeup of New York Yankees jersey.

The Yankees are not the oldest franchise in Major League Baseball, but they arguably are its most storied. In many years the sport's history has unfolded in the Bronx. So step to the plate, and test your Yankees knowledge up to the present day with swings at the following 30 questions:

1. Before they were called the Yankees, what was the team’s name?

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A Yankee Stadium ground crew member walks away after painting the home plate before the Yankees' opening day MLB American League baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in New York, April 1, 2013.

Bombers

Highlanders

Black Sox

Metros

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