August 14, 1942- The Yankees turn an MLB-record 7-DPs in an 11-2 win over the A⁈⁚s. Yankees Catcher Bill Dickey guns down 2 runners following called 3rd strikes, 3 are started by the DP combo of Phil Rizzuto and Joe Gordon, reliever Johnny Murphy triggers another, and 3B Red Rolfe initiates another one. The 7-DPs give the Yankees 150 on the year; they'll finish with 190 DPs for the season, just missing the (since surpassed) MLB mark they set in the 1941 AL season with 194.
August 15, 1966- Former AL All Star Yankees 3B Scott Brosius (1998-2001) was born.
On November 18,1997, Scott was sent by the Oakland A⁈⁚s to the Yankees to complete an earlier deal made on November 7,1997. The A⁈⁚s sent a player to be named later to the Yankees for veteran starter Kenny Rogers and cash. Scott⁈⁚s best season for the Yankees was in 1998, when he hit .300 and made the AL All Star team. He was the 1998 World Series MVP and won AL Babe Ruth Award. In 1999, he won a AL Golden Glove for 3B. Scott retired from MLB after the 2001 World Series.