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Frank Crosetti

Frank Crosetti (Baseball.  Born, San Francisco, CA, Oct. 4, 1910; died, Stockton, CA, Feb. 11, 2002.)  A skilled defensive shortstop before World War II and a long-time third base coach, Frank Peter Joseph Crosetti was part of 122 World Series games encompassing 23 of the Yankees’ first 29 A.L. champions.  He appeared in 1,682 games […]

Max Carey

Max Carey (Baseball.  Born, Terre Haute, IN, Jan. 11, 1890; died, Miami, FL, May 30, 1976.)  Born Maximilian Carnarius, Max Carey was a 10-time N.L. stolen base champ and frequent .300 hitter with Pittsburgh (1910-26).  But Carey provoked a clubhouse confrontation after a slow start (.222 in 86 games) threatened to cost him playing time.  He […]

Frenchy Bordagaray

Frenchy Bordagaray (Baseball.  Born, Coalinga, CA, Jan. 3, 1910; died, Ventura, CA, Apr. 13, 2000.)  During two tours with Brooklyn and a brief stint with the Yankees, fun-loving utility man Stanley George Bordagaray more than earned his reputation as one of baseball’s characters.  Bordagaray’s career was 11 seasons in 12 years (1934-45) with five teams, […]

Hank Bauer

Hank Bauer (Baseball.  Born, East St. Louis, IL, July 31, 1922; died, Lenexa, KS, Feb. 9, 2007.)  A one-time steamfitter and World War II veteran, Henry Albert Bauer was the Yankees rightfielder for more than a decade, during which time the team won nine pennants.  Bauer came to the Yankees in 1948 and became a […]

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