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The New York Yankees: Just Another Ball Club

Stac recalls that after the disastrous 1965 season, the New York Yankees were finally considered "just another team."

She read many articles about how the "pride of the Yankees" belonged to the past. Jo was pleased.

I have rooted for the Cleveland Indians since 1951. Today's fans don't know that the Indians, not the Boston Red Sox, were the New York Yankees' main competition during the early and mid-1950s.

Yankee Pride

Ever since the days of Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, and Mickey Mantle, there was an intangible called "Yankee Pride."

I learned about it in 1951, when my Indians came so close, but not close enough, to winning the pennant. We finally broke through ...

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