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My favorite baseball team ever was the 1961 Yankees. I was 18 (OK. I’ll save you the trouble. I’m 77 now). I was not quite out of the bubble gum baseball card part of my life, I lived in New York and Mickey was a Yankee. Nuff said.

How glorious a team. Yogi and Whitey. Roger Maris’ 61 home runs. Little Luis Arroyo. Moose Skowron. Ellie Howard hit .348. And, of course, Mickey Mantle. No. 1 for any teenage boy who grew up anywhere near Yankee Stadium – and beyond as it turns out.

They were the world champs that year, smashing their way to 109 wins with only 53 losses. They stomped Cincinnati in five games to win another World Series. They hit a then major league record 240 home runs led by Maris and Mantle’s 54!

They’re almost all gone now. Whitey Ford just last year. All now in the history books, memories of their glory years

The Yankees Tony Kubek during the 1957 World Series against the Milwaukee Braves from the Thomas Falcone collection.
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But the double-play combination of shortstop Tony Kubek and second-baseman Bobby Richardson are still with us. Both 85. And Cheap Yankees Jerseys both have led productive and successful lives after retiring from the Yankees.

(A third Yankee from the ’61 team, pitcher Ralph Terry, is also still alive at 85. He was 16-3 in 1961).

Kubek and Richardson were nicknamed “The Milkshake Twins”. They didn’t party. Rarely drank. And this on a team with Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford!

They were squeaky clean and darn good ballplayers, too. They hit one-two in the order, setting the table for Mantle and Maris.

Kubek, the angular lefty-hitting shortstop from Milwaukee, was the American League Rookie of the Year in 1957, made four All-Star teams and led the Yankees with 38 doubles (Maris and Mantle only had 32 between them) in ’61.

Richardson, the soft-handed second baseman from South Carolina, made eight All-Star teams, was the MVP of the 1960 World Series (which the Yankees famously lost to the Pirates) and had a career .305 batting average in the World Series.

It was in the height of that particular Yankee dynasty and the “Milkshake Twins” were always in the thick of things. Kubek played in the World Series six times in his nine-year career in New York; Richardson seven times in 12 years.

Yankee second baseman Bobby Richardson and his daughter Jeanne, 2, pose for cameramen after the star officially announced his retirement from baseball at Yankee Stadium in New York on Sept. 17, 1966. Richardson said he wanted to devote more time with his family and to social work. He was honored with a day prior to the game with the Minnesota Twins.
Kubek went on to a long and distinguished broadcasting career, including a 24-year national stint on NBC. Richardson, a devout Christian, became the Cheap Baseball Jerseys China head baseball coach at South Carolina and took Wholesale Minnesota Twins Jerseys the school to its first-ever College World Series.

Nineteen Sixty One was also the first year for the 162-game schedule as the American League expanded to 10 teams, adding the Los Angeles Angels and Washington Senators.

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The Angels, purchased by a group headed Wholesale Baseball Jerseys by Palm Springs resident Gene Autry, paid $2.1 million for the franchise and went 12-6 against the mighty Yanks.

Yep, the double play combo of Tony Kubek and Bobby Richardson, a part of the legendary Yankee lineups, lives on.

So here’s to the Milkshake Twins. A toast. Make mine chocolate.

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Welcome to this replayed day in Yankee history. With the official start of the offseason, the Pinstripe Alley team decided to resume the plan in a new form. These Daily Mail will highlight two to three key moments in Yankees’ history on a particular day, and will also recognize players born on that day. Hope you enjoy this memory journey with us!

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This day in Yankees history (November 12)

62 years ago

Yankees right-hander Bob Turley won the Cy Young Award today in 1958. He created an impressive 21 wins and 7 losses record, and won two other games for New York in the World Series that year.

In 1955, Terry was traded from Baltimore to the Yankees. This was the trade at the time and is still the largest trade in major league history. “Maximum” does not refer to salary, but refers to the largest Cheap New York Yankees Jerseys number of players. Terry was at the core of the 17-man exchange with Baltimore. In exchange for Terry, Don Larson and shortstop Billy Hunt, Baltimore got shortstop Willie Miranda, outfielder Gene Woodlin, pitchers Harry Bird and Jim McDonald and some minor leagues.

Tully won his first seven starts in 1958, including four knockout rounds and one blow. Although Turley dominated the pitching Authentic Baseball Jerseys Online  mound throughout the season, his performance against the Warriors in the 1958 World Series was even more impressive.

With Terry on the court and the Yankees one game away from elimination, the team began what is widely regarded as the greatest comeback in the history of the World Series. Turley was eliminated in the fifth game, saved the tenth game in the sixth game, and won another game in the seventh game.

Because of his graceful performance under pressure, Terry was named the most valuable player and won the 1958 Cy Young Award. That year, Cheap Baseball Jerseys China only one pitcher accepted the prize. In other words: Bob Terry is the best pitcher in baseball.

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Happy birthday to Homer Bush, 48 years old today. He won a World Series ring on the Yankees bench in 1998 and scored .380/.421/.465 points in 45 games. Bush later went to the Blue Jays with David Wells and Graeme Lloyd, bringing Roger Clemens to the Bronx trade in 1999. Good luck, Homer!