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Mel Stottlemyre

Mel Stottlemyre (Baseball.  Born, Hazelton, MO, Nov. 13, 1941.)  Signed by the Yankees in 1961, Melvin Leon Stottlemyre became the team’s best pitcher during the second half of the decade.  Following an 11-season career (1964-74), Stottlemyre embarked on a 25-year coaching career in which he handled Mets and Yankees pitchers during periods of prolonged success.  He […]

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