The Legacy of Rusty Staub


Daniel “Rusty” Staub was remarkably unique among the more than 19,600 men who have appeared in a Major League box score. Had he not been a baseball player, his work as a philanthropist, broadcaster, restaurateur, gourmet chef and wine connoisseur would have made him a significant presence. But of course, little of that might have been possible without his success as a player over a long career which included some historic milestones. When he retired a er 23 seasons in 1985, he was seventh in baseball history in games played, trailing only Pete Rose, Carl Yastrzemski, Hank Aaron, Ty Cobb,…

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Marty Appel

Yankees historian Marty Appel is the author of 24 books including Thurman Munson: An Autobiography (with Munson), and Munson: The Life and Death of a Yankee Captain.

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