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This Week in Yankees History (6/20-6/26)

Week in Yankees History 
June 20th- June 26th
June 20th 1908 - Former Yankees infielder Billy Werber (1930-1933) was born. Werber hit .272 in 118 games for the Yankees. In May of 1933, he was sold to the Boston Red Sox. Werber passed away in 2009. He was the last living teammate of Babe Ruth.  1911 - In a 3-2 win against the Washington Senators, New York Highlanders first baseman Hal Chase makes a MLB record of 21 putouts.  1913 - After New York wins the opener, by the score of 9-3, Washington Senators starter Bert Gallia hits three of the first four batters he faces in the 1st inning of the nightcap. Three more Yankee batters are plunked, by relievers Joe Engel (2) and Tom Hughes (1), for a record six. The outcome is the same as ...

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