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Kevin Maas: From New York Yankee Stud to New York Yankee Dud

week on "Remember When…." We are going all the way back to the early Nineties when a 25 year-old kid came up for half a season to turn the Yankee faithful into believers. Kevin Maas was going to be the next Babe Ruth.

In the middle of 1990, the Yankees called up Maas when Don Mattingly went down with back problems. The home run spree started in his 15th at-bat, from then he hit nine more in 62 at-bats! Maas tied a major league record with 12 home runs in his first 100 at-bats. His power stats over those 254 at-bats were stellar and created visions of a 40 HR season in the near future:

Year Games Runs HR RBI SB Avg 1990 79 42 21 41 1 .252  

While Maas was clearly not a five tool player, those home runs sure looked ...

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