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Gil McDougald dies at 82

Updated: November 29, 2010, 11:54 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Gil McDougald, an All-Star infielder who helped the New York Yankees win five World Series championships during the 1950s, has died. He was 82.

McDougald died Sunday of prostate cancer at his home in Wall Township, N.J., the Yankees said in a statement Monday night.

McDougald spent his entire 10-year major league career with the Yankees and played a key role on one of baseball's greatest dynasties.

He was the AL Rookie of the Year in 1951 and teamed with Hall of ...

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