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Who replaced Thurman Munson at catcher the day after he died?

Question #6854. Asked by dennis.
Last updated Feb 03 2018.

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The correct answer is Brad Gulden, #27. See the link below for more information.


Brad was also the starting catcher for the Yankees in their first game back from Thurman Munson's death on August 6, 1979.

[Added text from the reference link - McG]

Sep 06 2007, 5:33 PM
Answer has 7 votes

Answer has 7 votes.
Actually. Jerry Narron replaced Munson. Brad Gulden was on the team and played, but Narron started the game before and the game after his death.

Narron is famous for staying in the dugout during the anthem and subsequent ovation.

Jul 06 2010, 7:51 PM
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