In a distinguished 54-year professional career, "The Old Professor" emerged as one of the game's greatest managers. His feat of guiding the Yankees to 10 pennants and seven world titles in a 12-year span ranks as the top managerial accomplishment of all time. Simply put, Casey Stengel was one of the best things to ever happen to the game of baseball. He was an authentic baseball ambassador, making the game fun for millions of Americans. Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1966.
Number retired in 1970