Yankees hold moment of silence for Bob Turley
The New York Yankees have held a moment of silence for Bob
Turley, the 1958 Cy Young Award winner and World Series MVP.
Turley died Saturday in hospice care in Atlanta. He was 82. The
Yankees honored him Monday, before their season opener against
Turley began his career in 1951 with the St. Louis Browns and
went 17-13 in 1955, his first year with the Yankees. His best
season came in 1958, when he was 21-7 with a 2.97 ERA and 19
complete games. He won two games and saved another in the Yankees’
World Series win over the Milwaukee Braves that year.
He never again won as many as 10 games in a season.
A three-time All-Star, Turley was 101-85 in his career for five