Read Our Classic Yankees Series

lefty-gomez red-ruffingThe Yankees have a long history that every fan is proud of from Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle, to more modern heroes like Reggie Jackson, Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera.

The Yankees rich history extends far beyond the players worthy of Yankeeographies though. There are plenty of overlooked and good but not great stars that everyone should know about. So we’ve been trying to profile a few of the forgotten heroes who might not have played as big a role in the organization as Yogi Berra, but are a huge part of the team’s lore nonetheless.

So be sure not to miss our Classic Yankees series that has profiled lots of these great players:

Mike Sommer from The Sommer Frieze has done a great job with these and he has plenty more coming. So be sure to read up on these players and watch out for more in the future.

About Rob Abruzzese

Rob Abruzzese created Bronx Baseball Daily in 2008 just before graduating from Brooklyn College. He currently serves BBD as its editor and works as a reporter at the Brooklyn Daily Eagle. Follow Rob on Twitter @RobAbruzzese.
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