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Mel Stottlemyre, New York baseball legend, dead at 77

He was a New York baseball legend – on both sides of the Triborough Bridge.

Mel Stottlemyre, the lonely ace of the Yankee pitching staffs in the 1965-71 pre-George Steinbrenner lean years who then went on to an equally distinguished career as one of the pre-eminent pitching coaches in baseball...

Mel Stottlemyre's health is much improved as he continues to battle multiple myeloma. ...