Casey Stengel


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United States baseball manager (1890-1975)

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Casey Stengel once said Berg "was the strangest man ever to play baseball" (2).
Hank Aaron came out of mothballs to condemn Rocker, as though nothing Casey Stengel or Babe Ruth or Ty Cobb or lots of other baseball greats ever said was offensive.
For our research, we read extensively about the following coaches: Lombardi, coach of the Green Bay Packers; Woody Hayes, coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes; John Wooden, basketball coach of UCLA Bruins; John McGraw, manager of the New York Giants; Casey Stengel, manager for the New York Yankees; and Leo Durocher and Billy Martin, two well-traveled baseball managers.
Baseball greats Jim Thorpe, Lou Gehrig, and Casey Stengel all played at Wahconah Park.
His accounts of Branch Rickey's struggle and eventual failure to create a third major league, the Continental, as well as the last season of baseball's most successful manager, Casey Stengel (whose Yankees lost the 1960 Series on Bill Mazeroski's home run in the seventh game) makes for compelling reading.
Andrew Blauner begins Coach with a wonderful reminiscence of Casey Stengel by George Vecsey.
You could look it up," as Casey Stengel used to say.
Maybe he could have been a manager like old Casey Stengel.
These include Mickey Mantle, Duke Snider, Yogi Berra, Stan Musial, Satchel Paige, Phil Rizzuto (the first "mystery guest" ever on the show), Leo Durocher, Branch Rickey and Casey Stengel.
CASEY STENGEL, on what it was like losing 100 games every year: "I made the club pay me by the amount of suffering I had to endure.
265 million), The original 1919 Contract of Sale of Babe Ruth from the Red Sox to the Yankees (sold for $996,000), and the private collections of Hall of Famers such as Honus Wagner, Tony Lazzeri, Wilt Chamberlain, Bob Cousy, Casey Stengel, Pee Wee Reese, and Ernie Banks.
Now, "The Great Ones" (Los Angeles Times, October 1999), brings back Jim's slant on such vintage legends as Casey Stengel, Willie Mays, Joe Namath, Vince Lombardi, and Joe Louis, and such contemporary superstars as Michael Jordan, Mark McGwire, Oscar De La Hoya, Tiger Woods, Pete Sampras, and many more.
Many of the greatest names in baseball have served on The Association's Board: Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Ted Williams, Joe DiMaggio, Casey Stengel and Sparky Anderson.
Casey Stengel has been dead for 32 years and even his accomplishments as Yankees manager are occasionally questioned because of the talent his teams had.
The New York Times' gifted columnist George Vecsey salutes Casey Stengel, not for his incredible success with the New York Yankees but for his grandfatherly wisdom with the pathetic New York Mets from 1962-65.