Former Yankees All-Star Joe Pepitone Dies at 82

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By Daniel Chavkin The infielder played 12 years in MLB, eight of which coming with New York. Joe Pepitone, a former three-time all star and three-time gold glove winner with the Yankees, has died at the age of 82, the team announced on Monday. “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 Yankees fans even beyond this years with the team in the 1960s,” the team wrote in a statement. Pepitone had a 12-year MLB career, primarily in New York but also spending time with the …

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