After his death at age 82, Yankees legend and three-time All Star Joe Pepitone was mourned by the organization.


Joe Pepitone, a legend with the New York Yankees, passed away at the age of 82.

On Monday night, the Yankees announced the passing of the former first baseman and outfielder.


The Yankees confirmed Pepitone's passing on Monday evening


A statement from the Yankees read, “The Yankees are deeply saddened by the passing of former Yankee Joe Pepitone, whose playful and charismatic personality and on-field contributions made him a favorite of generations of Yankees fans.”

beyond his time spent with the Yankees in the ’60s,’ as the team put it.

“As a true New Yorker, he soaked up every bit of being a Yankee throughout his playing career, which included three trips to the All-Star Game and three Gold Gloves, and the decades that followed.

Joe’s immense sense of pride was immediately apparent whenever he entered a room.

in being a Yankee was always on display.

The entire company is saddened by his passing and extends its condolences to his loved ones.

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Micheal Kurt

I earned a bachelor's degree in exercise and sport science from Oregon State University. He is an avid sports lover who enjoys tennis, football, and a variety of other activities. He is from Tucson, Arizona, and is a huge Cardinals supporter.

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