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The Underrated Moose Skowron

Saturday, April 28th, 2012

Home run hitters tend to have nicknames. Babe Ruth was “The Bambino,” Dave Kingman was “Kong,” David Ortiz ”Big Papi” and Frank Thomas the “Big Hurt.” Bill “Moose” Skowron was a power hitting first baseman for the Yankees in the 1950s, but his nickname had nothing to do with anything he did on the field. “My grandfather shaved off all […]

Listen: Moose Skowron

Thursday, February 4th, 2010

On Sunday Moose Skowron joined me on NYBD Radio. Moose had a 14 year career, playing a majority of time with the Yankees. He appeared in 8 World Series, winning 5, including one against the Yanks as a member of the Dodgers. During the 1958 World Series he won Game 6 by driving in two […]

Moose Skowron on Sunday Hot Stove @ 8pm

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

Another former Yankee joins us on the Sunday Hot Stove as Moose Skowron headlines the show. Moose played with the Yankees from 1954 to 1962, winning 4 World Series. He talks about the great Yankees teams, his World Series highlights, and his role as a community liaison with the Chicago White Sox. I will recap […]