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

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Joe Torre

Joe Torre (Baseball.  Born Brooklyn, NY, July 18, 1940.) On November 2, 1995, Joseph Paul Torre became the 31st field manager of the Yankees and, within less than a year, he was only the eighth to manage the team to a World Series championship. The Yankees won four World Series and six A.L. pennants in his […]

Leo Durocher

Leo Durocher (Baseball.  Born, West Springfield, MA, July 27, 1905; died, Palm Springs, CA, Oct. 7, 1991.)  One of the most colorful and controversial figures in the history of New York baseball, Leo Ernest Durocher was a brash and flamboyant man who rose from being an average major league infielder to celebrated managerial mastermind.  Durocher […]

Andy Carey

Andy Carey (Baseball.  Born, Oakland, Calif., Oct. 18, 1931; died, Costa Mesa, CA, Dec. 15, 2011.)  A member of the Yankees at age 20, Andrew Arthur Carey (born Andrew Nordstrom) was a regular third baseman for them in the mid-1950s.  Carey became a regular in 1954, when he hit .302 in 122 games, but he […]

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