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Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em: Notable Red Sox-to-Yankees Defections

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Red Ruffing

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Ruffing lost 20-plus games two years in a row for the Red Sox in 1928 and '29 -- then won 20 or more for the Yankees in four straight seasons, starting in 1936, en route to the Hall of Fame.