|Birth Day||September 10, 1934|
|Birth Place||Hibbing, MN|
|Age||86 YEARS OLD|
|Died On||Dec 14, 1985 (age 51)|
Yankees slugger who was named American League MVP in 1960 and 1961 and beat out Mickey Mantle for Babe Ruth's home run record in 1961. His single season home run record of 61 stood for 37 years until Mark McGwire hit 70 in 1998.
He set Shanley High School's record for most kick off return touchdowns scored in a game with four.
He was a 7-time MLB All-Star and won 3 World Series titles with the Yankees.
He married his high school sweetheart in 1956, and they had four children together.
He and Mickey Mantle were longtime outfield partners for the Yankees.