5 Yankees Who Have Been Forgotten In History

Denny Neagle (2000)

Denny Neagle was one of the game’s top starting pitchers in the 1990s,’ but many forget he owns a Yankees World Series ring.

Neagle spent 1991 with the Twins, where he earned a World Series ring for his regular-season contributions. Afterward, he spent five seasons with the Pirates, where he was named an All-Star in 1995, three in Atlanta, where he pitched against the Yankees in the 1996 World Series.

He joined the Reds in 1999 and in July of 2000, Negale was traded to the Yankees for prospects Drew Henson, Jackson Melián , and Ed Yarnall. As a Yankee, he pitched to a 5.81 ERA in regular 16 starts and drew the start in New York’s game four wins over the New York Mets in the World Series.

After winning a ring with the Yankees, he finished his career in 2004 after four seasons with the Colorado Rockies.

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