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Fran Healy

Fran Healy (Baseball.  Born, Holyoke, MA, Sept. 6, 1946.)  A backup catcher for 74 games with the Yankees, Francis Xavier Paul Healy became a baseball broadcaster in New York for nearly three decades.  Healy joined the Yankees as Thurman Munson’s backup in May 1976 in a swap for lefthander Larry Gura, who went to Kansas […]

Lou Piniella

Lou Piniella (Baseball.  Born, Tampa, FL, Aug. 28, 1943.)  One of the most popular (and most combustible) of the Yankees champions in the 1970s, Louis Victor Piniella later became a noted manager.  Piniella was a highly-emotional but skilled outfielder who made major contributions to the Yankees’ pennant winners of 1976, 1977, 1978, and 1981.  Early […]

Gabe Paul

Gabe Paul (Baseball.  Born, Rochester, NY, Jan. 4, 1910; died, Tampa, FL, Apr. 26, 1998.)  A major league executive for nearly a half-century, Gabriel Howard Paul reestablished the Yankees as a dominant force in baseball.  Paul became president and de facto general manager of the Yankees when a syndicate headed by George Steinbrenner bought the club […]

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