American baseball player and coachDied when: 90 years 346 days (1091 months)
Star Sign: Leo
Ralph George Houk (;August 9, 1919 – July 21, 2010), nicknamed The Major, was an American catcher, coach, manager, and front office executive in Major League Baseball.
He is best known as the successor of Casey Stengel as manager of the New York Yankees from 1961 to 1963, when his teams won three consecutive American League pennants and the 1961 and 1962 World Series championships.
He was the second rookie manager to win 100 games in a season.
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