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Card vs. Card - May 7th

The Champ: 1958 Topps Moose Skowron All-Star The Challenger: 1992 Topps Craig Wilson

Card vs. Card - May 4

The Champ: 1958 Topps - Moose Skowron All-Star The Challenger: 1982 Topps - Shooty Babbitt

Card vs. Card - May 3

The Champ: 1987 Donruss Bo Jackson Rated Rookie The Challenger: 1958 Topps Moose Skowron All-Star

Yankees' Moose Skowron Dies

Former New York Yankees great Moose Skowron, who won four World Series titles with that team and another with the Los Angeles Dodgers, died Friday of congestive heart failure at a hospital in Arlington Heights, Ill. He was 81. Skowron was one of only two players to hit three home runs in World Series Game 7s. Show More Summary

Lou Gehrig, Don Mattingly and the Top 10 New York Yankees First Basemen

In honor of the passing of New York Yankees 1950s first baseman Moose Skowron, here is a quick ranking of the top 10 Yankees first basemen of all time. This is an interesting exercise in that the Yankees have had many more great outfielders than first basemen. Show More Summary

Remembering Moose Skowron, Childhood Idol

A piece of this kid’s childhood and a link to the glorious Yankee teams of the 50s and early 60s died today with the passing of former first baseman Bill “MooseSkowron. More than 50 years ago, my father took me to my first baseball game at Yankee Stadium. Show More Summary

Moose Skowron: New York Yankees Great First Baseman Dead at 81

One of the felicities of my position as an armchair baseball guy is that sometimes I can get out of the armchair and talk to my heroes. Since the mid-1990s, I’ve made it a point to get a press credential for every Yankees Old-Timers Day and talk to the players. Show More Summary

One For The Road: RIP Moose Skowron

Baseball legend Bill "Moose" Skowron died today. He was 81. [ more › ]

Bill "Moose" Skowron, 1930-2012. R.I.P.

Former big league first baseman Bill "Moose" Skowron died today of congestive heart failure following a long battle with lung cancer. He was 81.Skowron spent 14 seasons in the bigs, nine of them with the New York Yankees. He also spent time with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Washington Senators, Chicago White Sox and California Angels. Show More Summary

A Moose Skowron Tracer

WGN -TV’s Bob Vorwald recounted some stories told to him by Moose Skowron, who died today at 81. Here’s one: I went 0-for-40, then 1-for-20 right after that and somehow still finished the season hitting.319. Skowron hit.319 in 1955, the only year he hit for exactly that average. Show More Summary

Bill "Moose" Skowron Passes Away at 81 from Congestive Heart Failure

Bill "Moose" Skowron, a Yankee fan favorite and constant in the great Yankee teams of the 1950s and '60s, passed away early Friday morning. He had been battling lung cancer for several years, and unfortunately passed due to congestive heart failure. Show More Summary

Former Yankee Slugger Bill "Moose" Skowron Dies At 81

Bill Skowron, who was a five-time All-Star and played on World Series championship teams for both the Yankees and Dodgers, has died at the age of 81. Skowron was born in Chicago and was nicknamed "Moose", not because he resembled the...Show More Summary

Joe Pepitone's Teammates Compared Him to Ted Williams and Don Mattingly

On Nov. 26, 1962, the New York Yankees traded first baseman Bill "Moose" Skowron to the Los Angeles Dodgers for right-handed pitcher Stan Williams. But this isn't about Skowron or Williams. This is about Joe Pepitone. The Yankees needed a reliable first baseman to replace Skowron. Show More Summary

Bill "Moose" Skowron: The Yankees' Mark Teixeira of the 1950s

During the 1950s, Bill "Moose" Skowron was the New York Yankees’ first baseman. The “Moose” joined the Yankees in 1954 and remained an integral part of four world championship Yankees’ teams until he was sent to the Los Angeles Dodgers following the 1962 season. Show More Summary

New York Yankees Bill "Moose" Skowron: It Cost $100 to Talk to Mickey Mantle

Bill Skowron played first base for the New York Yankees from 1954-62. He was a powerful right-handed hitter who was hurt by the great distances to left field (402 ft to the bullpen gate) and left center field (457 ft), but had greatShow More Summary

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