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THE YEAR CASEY QUIT THE YANKS
Gerald Holland
September 14, 1959
The skipper of the skidding World Champions is caught in a catnap. In a not-so-far-fetched fantasy, a wide-awake observer speculates that ol' Case might have been dreaming of the glory that would have been his if he had retired after winning the great World Series of 1958
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September 14, 1959

The Year Casey Quit The Yanks

The skipper of the skidding World Champions is caught in a catnap. In a not-so-far-fetched fantasy, a wide-awake observer speculates that ol' Case might have been dreaming of the glory that would have been his if he had retired after winning the great World Series of 1958

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Fidel Brannigan never got his answer. For in the hot and humid dugout in Cleveland, Casey Stengel—who had nodded for just a moment—woke up.

Casey woke up to the reality. He hadn't quit at the peak of his career. He was still old No. 37 and he was stuck with it.

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