MLB outfielder from 1912 to 1925 and manager from 1934 to 1965; won a total of 8 World Series Championships, 7 as manager of the New York Yankees from 1949 to 1960.
He grew up wanting to be a dentist.
He was nicknamed The Old Professor and inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966.
He was married to Edna Lawton for over fifty years.
He managed the legendary Joe DiMaggio on the Yankees.