New-York Historical Society's Bill Shannon Dictionary of New York Sports

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George Foster

George Foster (Baseball.  Born, Tuscaloosa, AL, Dec. 1, 1948.)  When the new Mets ownership sought to make a splash after its purchase of the team in Jan. 1980, they first sought to sign a high-profile free agent.  They felt they got a big name Feb. 10, 1982, when George Arthur Foster was acquired from Cincinnati for […]

Tony Cuccinello

Tony Cuccinello (Baseball.  Born, Long Island City, NY, Nov. 8, 1907; died, Tampa, FL, Sept. 21, 1995.)  Brother of a major league player, uncle of another, Anthony Francis Cuccinello had a 15-year big league career that ended on an odd note.  On the final day of the 1945 season, Cucccinello was leading the A.L. batting […]

Andy Carey

Andy Carey (Baseball.  Born, Oakland, Calif., Oct. 18, 1931; died, Costa Mesa, CA, Dec. 15, 2011.)  A member of the Yankees at age 20, Andrew Arthur Carey (born Andrew Nordstrom) was a regular third baseman for them in the mid-1950s.  Carey became a regular in 1954, when he hit .302 in 122 games, but he […]

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