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Mark Koenig

Mark Koenig (Baseball. Born, San Francisco, CA, July 19, 1902; died, Willows, CA, Apr. 22, 1993.) Noted as the shortstop for the 1927 “Murderers Row” Yankees, Mark Anthony Koenig played in three World Series (1926-28) with the Yankees, but also played against them in two Series. Koenig was a better hitter than a fielder as […]

Earle Combs

Earle Combs (Baseball.  Born, Pebworth, KY, May 14, 1899; died, Richmond, KY, July 1, 1976.)  First in the line of great Yankees centerfielders was Earle Bryan Combs, who was the regular starter there for nearly a decade during the beginning of the Yankees dynasty.  Combs came up to the Yankees in 1924 but played only […]

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