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Classic Yankees: Joe “Flash” Gordon

You wouldn’t think someone who hit .406 one year and who won two Triple Crowns would have NO MVP awards to show for those three years, but that is exactly what happened to Ted Williams. The “Splendid Splinter” did win the MVP award in 1946 and 1949, but he lost to DiMaggio and the streak ...

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This Day In Yankees History


December 8, 2008 - the Hall of Fame veterans committee gets something right when they elect former Yankees second baseman Joe Gordon into Cooperstown. Gordon played on the Yankees for seven seasons from 1938-1946 taking a break in the middle to fight in WWII. He helped to win four World Series with the Yankees in '38, ...

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