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The last Yankee captain before Jeter
Played 2,130 consecutive games
Current manager and former player
All-time Yankee hit leader
Only player selected to be an All-Star in every year that he played
Hit 61 HR's breaking Babe Ruth's record set in 1927
Threw only perfect game in post-season history
Highest paid pitcher in baseball when he signed with the Yankees in 1975
Ranked 3rd greatest US athlete of the century, behind Jordan and Ali
Agreed to a 10-year, $275 million dollar contract
Threw a perfect game in 1998 at Yankee Stadium
Hit a walk-off Home Run in Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS
Won 4 World Series in the 1950's as a player and won another as manager
Threw a perfect game on 'Yogi Berra Day' at Yankee Stadium in 1999
10-time World Series Champion and 15-time All-Star
August 2, 1979- He passed away in a tragic plane crash
In Game 6 of the 1977 World Series he hit 3 HR's, all on the first pitch off different Dodger pitchers
1st player to win batting title, Gold Glove award, and World Series ring in the same year (1998)
Ted Williams claimed if they had him at SS, they would've won most of the Yankees 1940s and 1950s pennants
Hit a 2-run HR in the bottom of the 9th of Game 4 of the 2001 World Series tying the game
Briefly wore uniform #6, as a continuation of Babe Ruth's 3, Lou Gehrig's 4, and Joe DiMaggio's 5
Hit a 2-run HR in the bottom of the 9th on an 0-2 pitch in Game 5 of the 2001 World Series tying the game
Hit a HR off Curt Schilling in the Top of the 8th inning in Game 7 of the 2001 World Series to put the Yankees up 2-1
Holds most Cy Young Awards (7); Also recorded 300th win and 4000th strikeout in the same game
'The Chairman of the Board'- His lifetime record of 236-106 holds the best winning percentage (.690) of all 20th century pitchers
Retired after the 2001 World Series; Only player to be on the winning team in 3 perfect games- Reds(1), Yankees(2)
'The Old Professor' emerged as one of the game's greatest managers. He guided the Yankees to 10 pennants and 7 world titles in a 12-year span
'Louisiana Lightning' He went 25-3 with a 1.74 ERA in 1978 for the Yankees and led them to a World Series Championship

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