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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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TOPPS 56
GUILLERMO MIRANDA (y PEREZ)
shortstop N.Y. YANKEES

Ht.: 5'9?"
Weight: 150
Bats L & R
Throws Right
Home: Havana, Cuba
Born: May 24, 1928

Regarded as one of the best-fielding shortstops in the American League, the Yankees got Willie from the St. Louis Browns last year as "pennant insurance". He broke into organized ball with Sherman-Denison in '48 and played for Chattanooga in 1949-50. In '51, Willie got a trial with Washington and hit .444 in 7 games. He was with Chicago and St. Louis in '52.

INSIDE BASEBALL

Willie hit a homer in his first time at bat for the white Sox in their aitial '53 exhibition game.

Later, as a Yankee, he belled his first Major League Homer. Against whom? The White Sox!

ROBERT ANTON GRIM
PITCHER
NEW YORK YANKEES

Height: 6:01
Weight: 175
Throws: Right
Bats: Right
Born: New York, N. Y., March 8, 1930

Bob was not even on the Yankee roster when he reported for spring training at St. Petersburg in 1954 after two years in the service. However, his hurling was so impressive that Casey Stengel promoted him before the season began. Bob soon proved to be one of the Yanks' most dependable pitchers.

TOPPS 205
JOHN FRANKLIN SAIN
pitcher NEW YORK YANKEES

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