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New York Yankees Do Walk of Life 210 Times; Mickey Mantle, Babe Ruth Lead Team

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When Jim Thome hit a pinch-hit home run for the Phillies earlier this year, he broke the record for walk-off home runs in a career with 13. Thome had been tied with five Hall of Famers — Babe Ruth, Jimmie Foxx, Stan Musial, Frank Robinson and Mickey Mantle — before his record-setting blast.

Mantle actually had 13 walk-offs if you count his ninth inning, upper deck home run against the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 3 of the 1964 World Series (all-time MLB records apply to regular-season games only). Of Ruth’s dozen walk-offs, he had 11 as a Yankee and one as a member of the Boston Red Sox.

The New York Yankees have hit 210 walk-off home runs in their long and illustrious history, the first by Wee Willie Keeler ...

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