7. Snuffy Stirnweiss (1943-1950)
George Henry Stirnweiss, more favorably known as “Snuffy”, was an extremely productive second baseman for the Yanks in the mid-1940s.
He is best known for his 1944 and 1945 seasons where he placed fourth and third in AL MVP voting, respectively. Leading the league in hits, runs, and stolen bases was Stirnweiss in both of those seasons.
He was also the everyday second baseman on an outstanding 1947 team that won 97 games and defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers in seven games in the Fall Classic.