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New York Yankees: Why Joe DiMaggio Makes All-Time Team and Mickey Mantle Doesn’t

This is part of a series for Baseball Digest in which I pick each Major League team's best player/coach at every position. The complete Yankees list is up on the website. The complete Dodgers list will go up early next week. 

Yankees All-Time Centerfielder: Joe DiMaggio

Surprised? Probably not.

Now think for a second…who’s missing from this list? (Waiting…Waiting…)

Now your brow is starting to furrow, no?

Let me take this space to preempt your outrage. There’s little debating Joe DiMaggio’s place in the Pantheon of Yankee-dom.

But leaving out Mickey Mantle—a man who was the favorite player of an entire generation of fans, ...

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