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Classic Yankees: Sparky Lyle

Just before the 1972 season, the Yankees traded Danny Cater and a player to be named later (June, Mario Guerrero) to the Red Sox. Much like the Babe Ruth and Red Ruffing deals, the Yanks made out with the person they brought to NY. In this case, it was Albert “Sparky” Lyle. A true steal ...

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The Bronx Zoo – A Book Review

The Book: The Bronx Zoo The Author: Sparky Lyle and Peter Golenbock Rating: Must Read, 5-out-of-5 This book is essentially Sparky Lyle's diary of the 1978 season and it's written in the style started by Jim Bouton's Ball Four. Personally I enjoyed this book quite a bit, but if you are not a die-hard Yankees fan and are ...

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