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    I researched this, so I hope that I got it right. The most championships won by a player, who never played for the Yankees, is 5. It has been done by 3 players. Can you name them?
    This week's Giant

    #5 in games played as a Giant with 1721 , Bill Terry

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    I think Eddie Collins has 6, none with the Yankees

    EDIT: Eddie Collins was on 6 WS winning teams, but did not appear in 2 WS that his team won.
    Last edited by filihok; 01-02-2013, 10:30 PM.

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    • #3
      Tris Speaker would have to be up there.
      "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

      "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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      • #4
        Frankie Frisch had quite a few.
        "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

        "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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        • #5
          It would have to Eddie Collins and a few guys tied with 4.
          "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

          "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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          • #6
            Originally posted by filihok View Post
            I think Eddie Collins has 6, none with the Yankees

            EDIT: Eddie Collins was on 6 WS winning teams, but did not appear in 2 WS that his team won.
            I stand corrected. Eddie Collins did play with 6 non Yankee teams that won. However he only batted 9 times all year for the 29 A's and 3 times all year for the 30 A's. And as you said, he did play the WS those 2 years.

            I'm thinking of 3 players (who were not Yankees) who played for 5 WS winning teams.
            Last edited by JR Hart; 01-02-2013, 11:40 PM.
            This week's Giant

            #5 in games played as a Giant with 1721 , Bill Terry

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            • #7
              Originally posted by chicagowhitesox1173 View Post
              Frankie Frisch had quite a few.
              Frankie Frisch has 4
              This week's Giant

              #5 in games played as a Giant with 1721 , Bill Terry

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              • #8
                Originally posted by chicagowhitesox1173 View Post
                Tris Speaker would have to be up there.
                Tris Speaker has 3
                This week's Giant

                #5 in games played as a Giant with 1721 , Bill Terry

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                • #9
                  jack Barry and Stuffy McInnis had 4 also.
                  "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

                  "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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                  • #10
                    Dal Maxvill had 4.
                    "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

                    "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by chicagowhitesox1173 View Post
                      jack Barry and Stuffy McInnis had 4 also.
                      You are incorrect, but you have guessed the right answer. Barry and McGinnis each have 5 championships, none with the Yankees. However Barry only played in 4 WS, aa did McGinnis.
                      This week's Giant

                      #5 in games played as a Giant with 1721 , Bill Terry

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by JR Hart View Post
                        You are incorrect, but you have guessed the right answer. Barry and McGinnis each have 5 championships, none with the Yankees. However Barry only played in 4 WS, aa did McGinnis.
                        I see them winning only 4 world series championships. When did they win the 5th one?
                        "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

                        "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by chicagowhitesox1173 View Post
                          Dal Maxvill had 4.
                          He actually has 5 and you have guessed the 3rd and final player, with 5. Maxvill only played in 4 those series. So, only Collins, Barry, McGinnis, and Maxvill have more than 4 non yankee titles.
                          This week's Giant

                          #5 in games played as a Giant with 1721 , Bill Terry

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by JR Hart View Post
                            He actually has 5 and you have guessed the 3rd and final player, with 5. Maxvill only played in 4 those series. So, only Collins, Barry, McGinnis, and Maxvill have more than 4 non yankee titles.
                            I dont see any of them playing on 5 WS champion teams.

                            looking at Maxvill now I only see him playing on 1964, 1967 and 1974 WS teams.
                            Last edited by chicagowhitesox1173; 01-02-2013, 11:48 PM.
                            "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

                            "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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                            • #15
                              Gotta give Gene Tenace "The Menace" an honorable mention here ('72-'74 A's, '82 Cardinals)! All 4 of his World Series teams won.
                              "It ain't braggin' if you can do it." Dizzy Dean

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