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Jorge Posada: The Heart and Soul of the New York Yankees

Published by on May 9, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Jorge Posada is one of the most underrated Yankees ever. He has been a staple behind the plate for the Yankees since entering the league in 1995. Even at the ripe old age of 37, Jorge is still remains as a force offensively but has declined a bit defensively. Along with his age comes his injuries which prove to be very costly to the team.

Out of the 1365 games that Posada has started, the Yankees have won 818 games: Which translates to roughly 60 percent. At a position that is so demanding it takes a lot out of any player, and Posada has shown grit and toughness throughout his career.

Not to mention the tremendous pressure of playing in New York, and trying to have a Yogi Berra, or Thurman Munson ...

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