Bill ‘Moose’ Skowron

Mark Teixeira  of the New York Yankees hits a home run in the fourth inning of their game against the Oakland Athletics at Coliseum on May 26, 2012. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Who’s On First After Lou?

It follows that no one would dispute the assertion that Lou Gehrig was the greatest of all Yankee firstbasemen. In this blog we consider the question of who reigns as the second-greatest Yankee initial sacker.


Bill 'Moose' Skowron (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Great Bill ‘Moose’ Skowron Passes Away At Age 81

Bill Skowron was the Yankees’ regular first baseman from 1955-1962 and was an eight-time All-Star. He won five World Series titles overall, four of which were with the Yankees.