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This Day in Yankees History: End of the line for Stengel, Torre

Welcome to the relaunched This Day in Yankees History. Even though the 2020 season is over for New York, the Pinstripe Alley team has decided to continue the revived program in its new format. These daily posts will highlight two or three key moments in Yankees history on a given date, as well as recognize players born on the day. Hope you enjoy this trip down memory lane with us!

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60 Years Ago

Dan Topping and Del Webb relieve manager Casey Stengel of his duties, instituting a new mandatory retirement policy of 65 in order to usher out their 70-year-old bench boss.