The 10 Best Catchers In New York Yankees History



9. Wally Schang

When Boston Red Sox owner Harry Frazee sold Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees. Wally Schang followed him and the first string of great Yankee catchers was born.

Schang was the starting catcher for New York for three straight American League pennants (1921-23) and earned himself a World Series ring in 1923.

In five years in the Bronx. Schang slashed .297/.390/.406 with 16 home runs and 209 RBI but in 32 World Series games, he went 27-for-94 with one home run and eight RBI.


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