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Forgotten New York Yankees of the Past Four Decades: “B”

Mantle and Jeter are some of the greatest names in New York Yankees history. However, Armstrong, James and Moses are the names of some of the forgotten Yankees. This series will focus on the less remembered players to wear pinstripes over the last four decades (1970s-2000s). Today's letter of the day is "B."

 

Armando Benitez (2003)

Armando Benitez has pitched for eight major league teams. While he is most remembered for his stints as closer for Baltimore and the New York Mets in the late 1990s and early 2000s, Benitez had a short stint with the Yankees in 2003.

Benitez started the 2003 season with the Mets and tallied 21 saves with a 3.10 ERA. As New York was headed for a last-place ...

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