Stengel starts managerial career with Dodgers
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"I don't think anybody could have managed our club like Casey did. He made what some people call stupid moves, but about eight or nine out of ten of them worked," said Yankees pitcher Don Larsen.
Stengel compiled an outstanding record of 1,149-696 as manager in the Bronx during one of the greatest stretches of winning of all-time.
He finished his managerial career with the New York Mets in 1965 after four seasons with the organization.
Totaling 1,926 wins, 10 World Series and 7 pennants, Stengel was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966.
He passed away Sept. 26, 1975 at the age of 85.
Matt Kramer was the 2010 public relations fall intern at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum