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Question for Yankees fans

I was looking at players in monument Park. I noticed Dave Winfield wasn't in there. Should he be included in with the Yankees greats?

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  • Kid4hof03Kid4hof03 Posts: 1,796 ✭✭✭✭✭

    Because of the feud with George I don't see him ever being included. He was a perennial all star and put up great numbers, but off the top of my head I think Don Mattingly is the only player in monument park that didn't win a championship. Winfield was a great player but doesn't come close to the popularity of Mattingly.

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  • 72skywalker72skywalker Posts: 1,518 ✭✭✭

    Mr may. He was one of favorites but I. Dont think he should be included.

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  • 1951WheatiesPremium1951WheatiesPremium Posts: 6,120 ✭✭✭✭✭

    It may be Winfield doesn’t want it; his formative years as a Padre and championship years as a Blue Jay (and Twin?), the years with the Yankees were considered disappointing.

    Oddly enough, they really weren’t: no franchise won more game than the Yankees in the 1980’s but it was pre Wild Card so there were only 1-2 postseasons.

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  • He also went into the Hall as a Padre. That might be part of it.

    He does get welcomed back to Old Timers Day, but I think the fact that he spurned them for the Padres for his HOF plaque is why the Yankees haven’t honored him in MP or retired his #31

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