The best late players of the Yankees.

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The Iron Horse” or Heinrich Ludwig Gehrig II

At the age of 35, he contracted an incurable disease dying from it two years later; elected into the Hall of Fame on December 8, 1939 after remaining team captain. **This first sentence is linked to the same website as the picture of Mr. Iron Horse

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or Lou Gehrig’s disease is the disease that killed this man at such a young age.

Mickey Mantle

Mr. Mantle, born on 20 October 1931, was just a wee 19 years of age when he signed with the New York Yankees on 17 April 1951. Sadly, this world and his team lost him on 13 August 1995. **This information is on the same website that Mickey Mantle's picture is linked to!

Billy Martin

Billy Martin was born on May 16, 1928 and entered the major league with the Yankees on April 18, 1950. He only had 21 years under his belt when he was in his first game. **This information is on the same website that Billy Martin's picture is linked to!

Joe DiMaggio

DiMaggio was born on November 25, 1914 and was 21 years old when he entered the big leagues on May 3, 1936. **This text is linked on the same website that this Joe DiMaggio picture is linked to


George Herman Ruth, Jr., the greatest and most world renowned New York Yankees player. He was born on February 6, 1895. He was originally on the Boston Red Sox, but was later traded to the Yankees. The Babe made his last appearance in the now old Yankee stadium on June 13, 1948. He soon after passed on August 16, 1948 at the age of 53. His Yankees number, #3, was here after retired.