Monday, November 2, 2015


Quick note.  Former Yankee infielder Phil Linz has suffered a stroke.

According to the New York Daily News, "suffered a stroke last week and is recovering at Stamford Hospital, according to Marty Appel, the team's former public relations chief." We love Mary Appel here at BYB.

 Anyway, Linz played 4 seasons for the Yankees, 1962 to 1965.  According to the Daily News:

"...Linz, who later played two seasons for the Mets, hit .235 and 11 home runs during his seven-season Major League Baseball career. He also hit two home runs — including one of the fierce Bob Gibson — during the Yankees' losing effort against the Cardinals in the 1964 world Series."

We wish Linz and the Linz family the best during this difficult time.

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