New York Yankees Autographed Baseball Collection

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Pitcher

NYY: 1930-1942

 

A lanky left-hander, Vernon Lefty Gomez baffled the opposition with a blazing fastball and sweeping curve, while entertaining teammates with his wit and good humor. He was a 20-game winner four times during the 1930s and comprised half of the Yankees' devastating 1-2 punch, along with right-hander Red Ruffing, helping them to seven pennants. Gomez twice won the pitching Triple Crown in 1934 and 1937. He set a World Series record by winning six games without a loss.

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Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1972