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Paul Krichell

Paul Krichell (Baseball. Born, New York, NY, Dec. 19, 1882; died, New York, NY, June 4, 1957.) Perhaps the most noted scout of his time, Paul Bernard Krichell joined the Yankees in 1920. During his career, Krichell signed or discovered Lou Gehrig, Whitey Ford, Tony Lazzeri, Mark Koenig, and Vic Raschi, along with dozens of […]

Tony Lazzeri

Tony Lazzeri (Baseball. Born, San Francisco, CA, Dec. 6, 1903; died, San Francisco, CA, August 6, 1946.) Although remembered most vividly for a strikeout in the 1926 World Series, Tony (Poosh ‘Em Up) Lazzeri was one of the most accomplished players on the Yankees dynasty teams of both the late 1920s and the late 1930s, […]

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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