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Allie Reynolds

Allie Reynolds (Baseball.  Born, Bethany, OK, Feb. 10, 1915; died, Oklahoma City, OK, Dec. 27, 1994.)  One of the great money pitchers of his era, Allie Pierce Reynolds appeared in 15 World Series games for the Yankees. He had a 7-2 record with a 2.79 e.r.a. and four saves.  Among those saves was a memorable […]

Mickey Owen

Mickey Owen (Baseball.  Born, Nixa, MO, Apr. 4, 1916; died, Mount Vernon, MO, July 13, 2005.)  In the long catalogue of Brooklyn Dodgers frustration in World Series games, Arnold Malcolm Owen always earns prominent mention.  Mickey Owen failed to catch a third strike to the Yankees Tommy Henrich that would have ended the fourth game of […]

Joe Gordon

Joe Gordon (Baseball.  Born, Los Angeles, CA, Feb. 18, 1915; died, Sacramento, CA, Apr. 14, 1978.)  A superb second baseman and solid righthanded hitter, Joseph Lowell Gordon helped the Yankees win five pennants.  Gordon indirectly contributed to six more Yankees flags when he was traded to Cleveland for righthander Allie Reynolds Oct. 19, 1946.  He […]

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