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Retired Shortstop for the New York Yankees

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Bucky Dent Biography

Bucky Dent was born November 25, 1951, born Russell Earl O'Dey, and is an American former Major League Baseball player and manager. He earned two World Series rings as the starting shortstop for the New York Yankees in 1977 and 1978, and was voted the World Series MVP in 1978. Dent is most famous for his home run in a tie-breaker game against the Boston Red Sox at the end of the 1978 season. The Red Sox had led the American League East Division by as much 10 games (July 6th) that season and led the New York Yankees by as much as 14 games (July 19th).

A three-time All-Star, Dent remained the Yankees' shortstop until 1982, when he was traded to the Texas Rangers for outfielder Lee Mazzilli. On the Rangers, his uniform number was 7. Dent returned to the Yankees briefly in 1984 (but never played a game) before finishing his career that season with the Kansas City Royals, wearing uniform number 21. He retired having spent his full 12-year playing career in the American League, with a .247 batting average and 423 RBI.


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Former Yankee Shortstop Bucky Dent Named Featured Speaker at the Annual Claremore Field of Dreams Baseball Banquet

Posted on 30 December 2016 | 4:11 pm

Bucky Dent Speaking Fee1978 Yankees World Series MVP Bucky Dent has been announced as the keynote speaker for next year’s 13th Annual Claremore Field of Dreams baseball banquet that is going to happen on Monday, January 23rd at 7 p.m. in the Claremore Conference Center in Oklahoma. Tickets to get into the banquet are going for $700 for a table of eight people, and all proceeds will be directly benefitting...[Read More]

Former Yankees' Shortstop Bucky Dent to Make an Appearance at Autograph Show in Fairfield, New Jersey

Posted on 4 November 2012 | 6:27 am

Bucky Dent AppearanceFormer New York Yankees' star Bucky Dent will be featured at the "This Magic Moment" Autograph Show on Sunday, December 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Fairfield, New Jersey. The three-time All-Star helped to lead the team to two World Series victories in 1977 and 1978, and was named World Series MVP in 1978. He's renowned for his home run in a tie-breaker game against the Boston Red Sox...[Read More]

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