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Charlie Hayes

Charlie Hayes (Baseball.  Born, Hattiesburg, MS, May 29, 1965.)  Twice the more-or-less regular third baseman for the Yankees, Charles Dewayne Hayes became part of team lore by catching a foul fly to end the 1996 World Series.  That win in the sixth game gave the Yankees their first Series title since 1978.  Hayes was obtained […]

Scott Brosius

Scott Brosius (Baseball.  Born, Hillsboro, OR, Aug. 15, 1966.)  After he spent seven years with Oakland, the arrival of Scott David Brosius in New York proved an extraordinarily pleasant surprise for Yankees fans.  Brosius batted a meager .203 with 41 runs batted in for the A’s in 1997.  But with Wade Boggs gone, the Yankees needed to […]

Wade Boggs

Wade Boggs (Baseball.  Born, Omaha, NE, June 15, 1958.)  In his 11 seasons with the Boston Red Sox, Wade Anthony Boggs estalished himself as one of the premier hitters in baseball, but hardly a favorite of Yankees fans.  However, once incumbent third baseman Charlie Hayes went to Colorado in the 1992 expansion draft, it took […]

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