1950’s Yankees legend passes away at 81

1950’s Yankees legend passes away at 81


Four-time All-Star first baseman, Moose Skowron, has passed away at the age of 81. He helped the New York Yankees win four World Series titles and seven American League pennants throughout the 1950’s and 1960’s.

He’ll be missed.

Old Timers Day will not be the same! "Moose" Skowron has passed! @YankeesPR loved him. We all did. He was a true character.

— Bruce Beck (@BruceBeck4NY) April 27, 2012

Tough loss for the Yankees family today as one of the all-time greats "Moose" Skowron has passed away

— Yankees PR Dept. (@YankeesPR) April 27, 2012

RIP Moose Skowron. Such a wonderful man, great storyteller, and ambassador for the game. He was one of a kind and will be sorely missed.

— BobVorwald (@BobVorwald) April 27, 2012


R.I.P. Moose Skowron. What a joy to be around. I'll never forget all the stories he shared in the booth (most not suitable for air).

— Chris Tannehill (@ChrisTannehill) April 27, 2012

RIP moose skowron. Very nice man.

— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) April 27, 2012

RIP Moose Skowron, a New York Yankees legend and 6-time All Star. Moose won 5 World Series rings with the Yankees and Dodgers. He was 81.

— Nathan Wurtzel (@NathanWurtzel) April 27, 2012

Saddened to hear of the passing of former Boiler Bill "Moose" Skowron today. He was a 6-time MLB All-Star & 5-time World Series champ.

— Purdue Baseball (@PurdueBaseball) April 27, 2012


RIP Moose Skowron, NY #Yankees 6-Time All-Star. He hit a grand slam in game 7 of the 1956 World Series to give the Yanks the crown.

— Michael Elhardt (@EndlssQuest) April 27, 2012

RIP Bill "Moose" Skowron. Still remember the day my mom introduced me to Bill. Will treasure the baseball you signed for me forever, Sir.

— Stache (@StacheESQ) April 27, 2012

Sad news. Moose and his stories were always an Old Timers' Day highlight. Moose Skowron passed away at age 81. May he rest in peace.

— Kimberly Jones (@KimJonesSports) April 27, 2012

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