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Tony Kubek

Tony Kubek (Baseball. Born, Milwaukee, WI, Oct. 12, 1936.) Shortstop on one of the most successful Yankees teams ever, Anthony Christopher Kubek was also among the most successful broadcasters in baseball. Kubek was the Yankees’ regular shortstop for nine seasons (1957-65) and played for teams that won seven pennants and three World Series. He then […]

Jim Kaat

Jim Kaat (Baseball.  Born, Zeeland, MI, Nov. 7, 1938.)  A solid lefthander who pitched for 25 years in the major leagues, James Lee Kaat had a playing career that touched four decades (1959-83).  Kaat, who was also an excellent fielder, was 283-237 in his career with five teams.  He had his best seasons with Minnesota […]

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