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Thursday June 13th 2024


A Look Back: John Kennedy Becomes the New York Yankees’ Shortstop

C. Pahlohsee rooted for the Washington Senators and any team that was playing the New York Yankees.

Nan has been around baseball longer than she cares to admit, and recalls when the team that was no longer the Bronx Bombers obtained the services of John Kennedy to play shortstop.

The great New York Yankees' infield of Bobby Richardson at second base, Cletis Boyer at third base, and Tony Kubek at shortstop was gone.

Kubek retired after the 1965 season, Richardson followed at the end of 1966, and Clete Boyer was sent to the Braves in exchange for outfielder Bill Robinson.

New York Yankees' Shortstops

It did my heart good.

I remember the days of Phil Rizzuto and then Tony Kubek. ...

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