Bronx in Bronx County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
New York Yankees, 1975 - 1988
Co-captain, 1986 - 1988.
A three time 20-game winner, he went 25 - 3 with a 1.74 Earned Run Average to win the 1978 A.L. Cy Young award. Set Yankees records in 1978 by winning his first 13 decisions and compiling 248 strikeouts, including a club record 18 on June 17th versus California at Yankee Stadium. A dominating pitcher and a respected leader of the pitching staff for three American League pennants and two World Championships. A true Yankee.
Dedicated by the New York Yankees August 23, 2003
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1986.
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 Paul Dimaggio (here, next to this marker); Elston Gene Howard (here, next to this marker); George M Steinbrenner III (here, next to this marker); Joseph Vincent McCarthy Vernon "Lefty" Gomez (here, next to this marker); Mel Allen (here, next to this marker); Miller James Huggins (here, next to this marker); Philip Francis Rizzuto (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 June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. This page has been viewed 370 times since then and 6 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on March 23, 2012, by Erik Lander of Brooklyn, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.