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Yankees visited Amsterdam in ’49 at dawn of dynasty

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In May of 1949, a year in which they would win the first of five World Series in a row, the New York Yankees came to Amsterdam and bested their Canadian-American League farm team, the Amsterdam Rugmakers, 9-2. The game was called after seven innings as the Yankees had to catch a train. There was no audible protest from the overflow crowd, according to a Recorder story, even though many had showed up two hours ...


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