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Classic Yankees: Ralph Houk

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He was known as the “Major,” and for good reason. He kept a helmet on his mantelpiece, a helmet with a bullet hole in it that if that bullet hole were say, ¼” lower, he would have been KIA in WWII. An Army Ranger, Ralph Houk became a Major while serving at Bastogne and fighting in ...

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