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Forgotten New York Yankees of the Past 4 Decades: “M”

Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle and Derek Jeter are some of the greatest names in New York Yankees history. However, Walt Terrell, José Cruz and Mike Fischlin are the names of some Yankees that shouldn't be forgotten.

This series will focus on the less-remembered players to wear pinstripes over the last four decades (1970s-2000s).

Today's letter is "M."

 

Doug Mienkiewicz (2007)

First baseman Doug Mienkiewicz made the final putout to complete Boston's comeback over New York in the 2004 ALCS. In 2007, Mienkiewicz was in pinstripes.

After one season in Kansas City, Mienkiewicz signed as a free agent with New York in January 2007, as Jason Giambi's backup. He appeared in 72 games and batted ...

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