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Mr. Stengel goes to Washington – Part 1


August 23, 2019

Charles Dillon “Casey” Stengel, who lived from 1890 to 1975, was – to say the least – a colorful character. He is remembered primarily for being the manager of two New York major league baseball teams: the Yankees and the Mets.

Stengel managed the Yankees from 1949 to 1960, leading the organization to seven World Series titles. Stengel and several of his players eventually were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Critics argued that Stengel won with the Yankees only because his players were so good. They pointed to the fact that he had had losing records managing two other majo...

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