Sunday, November 8, 2015

Singleton, Mazzilli and Flaherty Inducted into New York State Baseball Hall of Fame

Jack Curry, Ken Singleton and John Flaherty left to right

The New York State Baseball Hall of Fame has announced five new members that will be entering their halls this season including a couple notable former Yankees. Players were inducted into the NYS Baseball Hall of Fame after playing for multiple teams including both New York teams in some cases. Here is the list of players who will be entering the NYS Baseball Hall of Fame with their former teams in parenthesis. Congratulations to all.

Frank Viola (New York Mets, Toronto Blue Jays)

Ken Singleton (New York Mets, Baltimore Orioles)

Lee Mazzilli (New York Mets, Texas Rangers, Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees)

John Flaherty (New York Yankees)

Dennis Leonard (Kansas City Royals)

Flaherty is a former Yankees catcher and current YES Network employee who sometimes joins Ken Singleton in the booth to call games. Lee Mazzilli is a former Yankees player(1982) and first base coach from 2000 to 2003 and the bench coach in 2006.

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