Bernie Williams

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Birthdate 9/13/1968
Death Date
Debut Year 1991
Year of Induction
Teams Yankees
Position Center Field

The 1998 batting champion, Bernie Williams was a 5-time All Star, 4-time Gold Glover, a Silver Slugger, and four-time World Series champion.

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Bernie Williams played in 121 post season games

Bernie Williams played in 121 post season games

This is the lineup card that Hall of Fame manager Joe Torre carried in his back pocket during Game 2 of the 1997 ALDS 7-5 loss to the Cleveland Indians. All managers sign the game original but what makes this specimen special is that it’s autographed by seven of the Yankee starters including Der
The first of Bernie's five straight All Star appearances came in 1997

The first of Bernie's five straight All Star appearances came in 1997

Shown here is a closeup of Bernie Williams signature right next to his name as written by skipper Joe Torre. Williams started in centerfield and batted as the cleanup hitter. The 1997 season was memorable for Williams as he made the first of his five straight All Star teams and earned the first of four consecutive Gold Glove Awards. Some believe his career merits a plaque in Cooperstown. Just above Williams’

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