Seven-time All-Star and five-time Gold Glove winner at second base also known for his clutch-hitting.
He debuted for the New York Yankees in 1955 at the age of 19.
He hit .367 with 12 RBIs in the 1960 World Series and was chosen as the series MVP, the first time the award was given to a member of the losing team.
He was born the second child of Robert Clinton, Sr. and Willie Richardson.
Joe DiMaggio supported his unsuccessful 1976 bid for Congress.