He is perhaps best known for being the only pitcher in Major League Baseball history to throw a perfect game in the World Series on October 8 1956, but this New York Yankees great did do much more, and on Wednesday he stepped onto the mound in heaven.
Yankees fans know him well and love him forever for hitting one of the most iconic home-runs in the history of the franchise to win Game Seven of the American League Championship Series over the rival Boston Red Sox in 2003.
Todd Frazier, the Toms River Little League champ turned MLB all-star, is Bronx-bound. New Jersey baseball fans are in a frenzy over Frazier's move to the Yankees. Here's Twitter reaction & some clips of 'Fraz' himself.
The New York Yankees recently honored retired Marine Cpl. Megan Leavey and her adopted combat dog Sgt. Rex. The two served in the Iraq war in 2006 and were both injured by an IED blast. Leavey adopted Rex once they retired and have been inseparable ever since. Check out the footage…