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Michaels07
08-14-01, 11:48 AM
What year did Baseball numbers first appear on the back of Yankee Baseball Jerseys? :cool: :NY:

Gehrig
08-14-01, 12:00 PM
Originally posted by Michaels07
What year did Baseball numbers first appear on the back of Yankee Baseball Jerseys? :cool: :NY:

1929...

The original 10...

#1 - Earle Combs
#2 - Mark Koenig
#3 - Babe Ruth
#4 - Lou Gehrig
#5 - Bob Meusel
#6 - Tony Lazzeri
#7 - Leo Durocher
#8 - Johnny Grabowski
#9 - Benny Bengough
#10 - Bill Dickey

Michaels07
08-14-01, 12:27 PM
Once again great detail.
I always found it very amusing that Leo Durocher was on the Yankees.
He`s the chap who stole from the Babe.
I met Leo at the El Morroco in the winter of 61. He was with a young Blonde.No Lorraine Day.:cool: :) :D :NY:

Slippery Elm
08-14-01, 03:16 PM
He's also the chap who gotten beaten unconscious by the Babe and run out of the AL for stealing from Ruth.