Syracuse Orthopedic Surgeons Yankees Flashback 7/27/2019

This week marked the 36th anniversary of the Yankees’ most famous win that turned into a defeat. That day in 1983, the Yankees thought it beat Kansas City when George Brett’s bat was found by Billy Martin to have too much pine tar on it, leading to a memorable Brett tirade against the umpires. But AL president Lee MacPhail overruled the umpires, awarded the two-run home run and a month and a court case later, the Royals and reliever Dan Quisenberry got the final three outs in front of a near-empty Yankee Stadium.

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