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Vernon "Lefty" Gomez

 
 
Vernon "Lefty" Gomez Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Erik Lander, September 3, 2007
1. Vernon "Lefty" Gomez Marker
Inscription.  New York Yankees 1930 - 42
Known for his excellent wit as he was fast with a quip and a pitch. Set World Series record with 6 wins and no defeats. Had four 20 win seasons leading Yankees to seven pennants and six championships
Erected by New York Yankees August 2 1987
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical year for this entry is 1930.
 
Location. 40° 49.785′ N, 73° 55.568′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker is at the intersection of 161st. St. and River Ave. on 161st. St.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bronx NY 10451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joseph Vincent McCarthy (here, next to this marker); Philip Francis Rizzuto (here, next to this marker); Charles Herbert "Red" Ruffing (here, next to this marker); Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra (here, next to this marker); Thurman Munson (here, next to this marker); Ron Guidry (here, next to this marker); Miller James Huggins (here, next to this marker); Mel Allen (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bronx.
 
More about this marker. Located in Monument Park in Yankee Stadium
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 18, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on February 16, 2022, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photo   1. submitted on March 22, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 4, 2022