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History Highlights for May 23

Buck Showalter (1956) is one of two ex-Yankee managers celebrating May 23 as their birthday, along with Clyde King (1924), who directed the Yanks to a 29-33 record for part of the 1982 season. Neither skipper played in Pinstripes, though as a pitcher King recorded a 32-25 mark with 11 saves from 1944-1953, mostly with Brooklyn. Former Arizona Diamondbacks and Texas Rangers and current Baltimore Orioles Manager Showalter, on the other hand, never suited up in the bigs, but he did play in the Yankee system in the minors. Continue reading

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