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THE YANKEES ARE STILL THE TEAM TO BEAT
Robert Creamer
August 23, 1954
If they win, it will be six straight pennants, six straight World Series. If they fail, the team that beats them will always be known as the team that stopped the unstoppable Yanks
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August 23, 1954

The Yankees Are Still The Team To Beat

If they win, it will be six straight pennants, six straight World Series. If they fail, the team that beats them will always be known as the team that stopped the unstoppable Yanks

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Joe broke his '52 World Series Jinx in '53 with a Homer against Brooklyn in the first game. Coming to the Yanks in '49 after hitting .319 and belting 20 homers for Kansas City, Joe shifted between the outfield and 1st Base until '52. In '51 he hit .286 and in '52 he poled 18 homers while batting .280. Joe has been in pro ball since 1939.

INSIDE BASEBALL

'42 the Yanks has a 'pushover' exhibition game Amsterdam. A young player upset the Yanks.

He hit a tremendous homer! His name Joe Collins, The Yankees' present

ALLIE PIERCE REYNOLDS
PITCHER
NEW YORK YANKEES

Height: 6.00
Weight: 195
Throws: Right
Bats: Right
Born: Bethany, Okla., Feb. 10, 1917

The Chief has been the mainstay of the Yankee pitching staff for eight seasons, although he's had only one 20-game year. At his best in the clutch, he has won seven World Series games to tie an all-time record set by another Yankee great, Red Ruffing. Allie pitched two no-hit, no-run games during the 1951 season.

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EDWARD CHARLES FORD
Pitcher NEW YORK YANKEES

Ht.: 5'10?"
Weight: 175
Throws Left
Bats Left
Home: Jackson Hgts., N.Y.
Born: October 21, 1928

"Whitey" returned from 2 years in the Army last season and picked up right where he left off. The 1950 Rookie-of-the-Year was the 4th ranking A.L. hurler in Earned Run Average and paced the Yank mound staff in Wins, Strikeouts and Complete Games (11). Among "Whitey's" wins were 3 Shutouts and a 1 and 2-hitter.

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