When Did Thurman Munson Play His Last Game?

When did Thurman Munson play for the Yankees?

August 8, 1969New York YankeesThurman Munson/Dates joined.

Is Thurman Munson still alive?

Deceased (1947–1979)Thurman Munson/Living or Deceased

Who Wore #2 for the Yankees?

No. 2 officially will be retired Sunday night in honor of Derek Jeter, the Yankees’ iconic captain who received the number for his major league debut on May 2, 1995, and wore it for the duration of his career.

What Yankee died in a plane crash?

pitcher Cory LidleNEW YORK (CNN) — Yankees pitcher Cory Lidle and his flight instructor were killed Wednesday when the 34-year-old ballplayer’s plane crashed into a high-rise apartment building in New York, city and baseball team officials said.

Who Wore 5 for the Yankees?

Joe DiMaggio5 – Joe DiMaggio Number retired: April 18, 1952 Yankee/Career stats: .

Why did Derek Jeter wear 2?

“The last thing I looked at was the number on my jersey, Jeter said. “I said it time and time again: I think they gave it to me because it was the smallest uniform.” … 13 because my dad wore 13,” Jeter told Curry. “Obviously (catcher) Jim Leyritz was wearing it.”

Is 21 retired for Yankees?

In fact, with the exception of a brief two week stint in April of 2008, no Yankee has worn O’Neill’s No. 21 since. But does O’Neill deserve to have his Yankees number officially retired alongside Hall of Famers such as Babe Ruth, Bill Dickey, Joe DiMaggio, and Yogi Berra?

What day did Thurman Munson die?

August 2, 1979Thurman Munson/Date of death

Where did Thurman Munson go to college?

Kent State UniversityLehman High SchoolThurman Munson/Education

Did Thurman Munson make the Hall of Fame?

The Baseball Writers’ Association of America never voted Munson into the National Baseball Hall of Fame during his time on the ballot. His decade of excellence lasted from 1970-79. … Munson lasted 15 years on the ballot. He never came close to being elected.

Who is Diana Munson?

Diana Munson, widow of former Yankee Thurman Munson, finds pain in Kobe Bryant’s death. CANTON, Ohio —The widow of Thurman Munson, the Yankees catcher killed in 1979 while flying his plane in Ohio, spoke out about the similar death of NBA legend Kobe Bryant.

What was Thurman Munson’s number?

15New York Yankees / CatcherThurman Munson/Number