West Haven captured the Eastern League title in 1972 under Bobby's guidance, the first of four titles in just 10 years as a Yankees affiliate. After good success in the minors, Cox reached the big leagues (as first base coach) by 1977, just in time to help their strong farm system--and free agent signees Reggie Jackson and Catfish Hunter--win a World Series.
TCMA apparently couldn't track down Dan Schmitz's 1978 stats--find them today at TheBaseballCube.com. He played pro ball for 7 seasons and kept a favorable BB/K ratio, but never developed enough power to "stick" in the big leagues, given the overall strength of New York's talent. Schmitz now manages at Bowling Green.
Value: Bought this for $2 from MinorLeagueSingles.com.
Fakes / reprints: Haven't seen any in the marketplace.
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