2. Tony Lazzeri (1926-1937)
Tony Lazzeri, another hall-of-famer, drove in 1157 runs in his 12 years in the Bronx. He was an integral part of the “Murderers’ Row” teams that crushed all opposition.
On the 1927 championship team that is widely considered to be the best of all-time, Lazzeri drove in 103 runs and .309/.383/.482 in only his sophomore season. Highlighted by Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig driving in 165 and 173 runs respectively, Lazzeri was still able to manage superb numbers for a team that went 110-44 in the regular season.
He went on to win five rings with the Yanks, cementing his legacy as one of the better players the franchise has seen.