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Lyn Lary

Lyn Lary (Baseball. Born, Armona, CA, Jan. 28, 1906; died, Downey, CA, Jan. 9, 1973.) Primarily a shortstop, Lynford Hobart Lary played a bit over five seasons for the Yankees (1929-34). Lary and second baseman Jimmy Reese were purchased for $125,000 from Oakland of the Pacific Coast League in 1929. He was the regular in […]

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 […]

Bob Connery

Bob Connery (Baseball.  Born, St. Louis, MO, Mar. 20, 1880; died, Dallas, TX, Jan. 28, 1967.)  A baseball scout who signed Rogers Hornsby for the St. Louis Cardinals, Robert J. Connery was hired by the Yankees in 1917, helped scout Lou Gehrig, and signed such future New York stars as Bob Meusel, Frank Crosetti, Tony […]

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