New-York Historical Society's Bill Shannon Dictionary of New York Sports

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David Wells

David Wells (Baseball.  Born, Torrance, CA, May 20, 1963.)  A talented but undisciplined lefthander, David Lee Wells spent four seasons with the Yankees and helped pitch them into two World Series.  Extremely popular with fans, Wells threw the Yankees’ first regular-season perfect game ever and compiled a 68-28 record in those four seasons (1997-98, 2002-03) […]

Rich Garcia

Rich Garcia (Baseball.  Born, Key West, FL, May 22, 1942.)  One of the better A.L. umpires during his career, Richard Raul Garcia will always be coupled with Jeffrey Maier whenever his name is mentioned.  Garcia umpired 25 seasons (1975-99) in the A.L., twice worked the All-Star Game, four times the World Series and six times […]

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