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Bernie Williams

Bernie Williams (Baseball.  Born San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sept. 13, 1968.)  Signing with the Yankees organization at age 17, Bernabe Williams (Figueroa) over time proved to be a worthy successor to the centerfield job once held by Earle Combs, Joe DiMaggio, and Mickey Mantle. After the 1992 season, the Yankees traded incumbent centerfielder Roberto Kelly to Cincinnati […]

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