Great left-handed pitcher who was once sold by legendary Connie Mack, a mistake he later regretted.
He originally played first base as a child, but was converted to a pitcher because of his inability to hit.
He helped the New York Yankees win their first-ever World Series Championship in 1923.
He had a son and daughter with his wife Ester.
He starred for the New York Yankees for 11 years along with Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth.