View Full Version : 1943: 5 Yankees on AS team, 0 play.

07-07-2006, 09:56 AM
Not only that, they were defending A.L. champs that year. Why? Back then the Manager chose the whole team, and yankees skipper Joe McCarthy was accused by other A.L. clubs of favoring his own players, and by N.L. clubs of winning just for that, and no other reason.

So, to prove a point, McCarthy kept his Yankees on the bench the whole game. The American League won that year.