Category Archives: Classic Yankees

Classic Yankees: Joe Page

“It’s got to be better than rooming with Joe Page,” One insightful person’s response when asked if Joe DiMaggio’s marriage to Marilyn Monroe was good for him…  (And Joe’s marriage only lasted, what…nine months?) Without Joe Page, the Yankees probably … Continue reading

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Classic Yankees: Luis Arroyo

1961 saw some great feats by various Yankees. Roger Maris’ 61 HR, surpassing Babe Ruth’s 60; the combined total of 115 between Maris and Mickey Mantle broke the Ruth/Gehrig teammate record of 107. Whitey Ford went 25-4, 3.21 and broke … Continue reading

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Classic Highlanders: Jack Chesbro

Only one pitcher (Denny McLain in 1968) has won 30 games in a season since Dizzy Dean accomplished the feat in 1934. It’s safe to say that with the way that the game has evolved, that this feat probably will … Continue reading

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Classic Yankees: Johnny Blanchard

One day, I’ll put up a post on one of the retired numbers, a Martin “Classic Yankee”, Reggie, Mickey, Maris, heck, I’ve already done Dickey. The point is, people know about Ruth, Gehrig, Joe D., Mickey, etc., several times over. … Continue reading

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