This Day in Yankee History: Oct. 1, 1949 Joe DiMaggio

This Day in Yankee History: Oct. 1, 1949 Joe DiMaggio But [Joe DiMaggio] proved his ability immediately with the Yankees, winning the American League pennant and the World Series in 1949 and winning both crowns again in 1950 and 1951. Having talent on the roster did make a difference. DiMaggio might have been as big

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This Day in Phillies History – September 25, 1064

Let’s go back in time to this day in Phillies history, September 25, 1964 the following took place… Of all the losses during their collapse, the game on September 25, 1964 stands out. “It was like a World Series game,” said Braves manager Bobby Bragan. After two bad outings and then Chico Ruiz’s steal of home

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A Salute to Yogi Berra

The following are excerpts from Bronx Bombers: New York Yankees Home Run History by Lew Freedman, published by Blue River Press and distributed by Cardinal Publishers Group © 2015 Lawrence Peter Berra was born in St. Louis in 1925 and grew up in that city. His best friend was Joe Garagiola, another catcher, who became

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This Day in Phillies History – September 21, 1964

On September 21, 1964 the Phillies had a six-and-a-half game lead with 12 games to play when they met the Cincinnati Reds at Connie Mack Stadium. With skipper Fred Hutchinson battling cancer, Coach Dick Sisler was the Reds’ interim manager. Sisler had played for the 1950 Phillies, the “Whiz Kids,” who blew a seven-and-a-half game

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This Day in Yankee History – August 6, 1920

If you were wondering what took place this day, August 6th, in Yankee history, you’ve come to the right place. Below is an excerpt from Lew Freedman’s book, Bronx Bombers: New York Yankees Home Run History, and we wanted to share with you what happened this day in Yankee history. There’s nothing like hitting it

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