1960’s high school yearbook featuring students and faculty, activities and sports, candids, shots of the school and surrounding, and including photos and mentions of young athlete and future Yankees all-time great Thurmon Munson who appears in 9 photos and mentions. Great pictures and period design. Was an American professional. Who played 11 seasons. Nown for his outstanding fielding, he won the. In three consecutive years (197375). Munson was selected as the fourth pick of the. 1968 MLB draft, and in 1970. 302, and was voted Rookie of the Year. Considered the “heart and soul” of the team, Munson was named. In 1976, the team’s first since. That same year, he won the American League MVP. Making him the only Yankee to win the Rookie of the Year and MVP Awards. Munson led the Yankees to three consecutive. Winning championships in the latter two years. He is the first player in baseball history to be named a College Baseball All-American and then in MLB win a Rookie of the Year Award, MVP Award, Gold Glove Award, and World Series championship. He is also the only catcher in MLB postseason history to record at least a. 357, 20 RBIs (22), and 20 defensive. In 1979 Munson tragically died in a plane crash while at the top of his game. Munson was known in part for his longstanding feud with. One particular incident that typified their feud, and the. Yankees — Red Sox rivalry. In general, occurred on August 1. With the score tied at 22 in the top of the ninth and runners on first and third, Munson attempted to score from third on. Gene Michael’s missed bunt attempt. Let his first pitch go, Munson broke for the plate. Michael tried to bunt, and missed. With Munson coming, Fisk elbowed the Yankee shortstop out of the way and braced for Munson, who barreled into Fisk. Fisk held onto the ball, but Munson remained tangled with Fisk as. Who was on first, attempted to advance. The confrontation at the plate triggered a ten-minute. In which both catchers were ejected. Very Good condition hardback. With clean cover and pages and no must or mildew or missing pieces, with mild shelf wear. Great rarity giving a great look into the early life and times of one of the game’s greats. Spanky’s Archive since 1986. Thank you for stopping by! Topps, fleer, 10 9 8, kahns, red man, red heart, autographed, inscribed, bowman, ticket wilson franks, danville dodgers, catfish hunter, rookie, first card, hostess, 1971 #5. The item “1960s Senior High School Yearbook with Yankees THURMAN MUNSON 7-time All-Star ++++” is in sale since Thursday, August 20, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Historical Memorabilia\Teaching & Education\Elementary & High Schools”. The seller is “spanky*s-archive” and is located in Iowa City, Iowa. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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