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As its discoverer in 1574, Verrazzano observed the surrounding terrain and called it Agoleme. Upon this high ground Lenape Indians gazed down on Hudson's Half Moon as it sailed through the Narrows in 1609. In 1636, the Dutch erected the first bloc…
A Yankee forever.A man who knew only one way to play - to win. As a player for Casey Stengel he thrived on pressure delivering the key play or hit. MVP of 1953 World Series setting record for most hits in six-game series with 12. Later as a manage…
Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1954Named to the A.L. All-Star team 11 timesHad a .313 lifetime avgHit over .300 in 11 seasonsCaught more than 100 games in 13 consecutive seasonsLed the Yankees to 8 pennants and 7 World ChampionshipsFirst in the li…
A great ball player.A great man.A great American.
New York Yankees 1947 - 1954One of the Yankees' greatest right hand pitchersHurled two no hitters in 1951Starred on five straight World Champions 1949 - 1953Five time All-Star.686 Yankee winning percentageErected by the New York Yankees August 26,…