Second baseman and manager Billy Martin was born in Berkeley, California on this date in 1928.
I may not have been the best Yankee to put on the pinstripes, but I am the proudest.
"Most people miss the great part mental outlook plays in this game."
"I really love the togetherness in baseball. That's a real true love."
Pitcher Rick Reuschel is celebrating his 63rd birthday today.
Rick didn't look much like an athlete but he managed to win 214 games in a 19 year career. He was a three time All-Star and won two Gold Gloves. At age 39 he went 19-11 for the Giants. He was in the middle of a follow-up 17-8 record in the photo below.
Hard to see Rick as a Yankee.
Pitcher Jack Morris is celebrating his 57th birthday today.
Jack finished his career with a 254-186 record. He was a five time All-Star and won 4 WS Championships with three teams, Tigers, Twins and Blue Jays.
Outfielder Dave Philley was born in Paris, Texas on this date in 1920.