O Captain, My Captain by Egantx7

Question 9

Lou Gehrig served as captain of the New York Yankees from 1935 until leaving the team in 1939, at which point Yankee manager Joe McCarthy supposedly ordered that that Yankees would never have another captain. Identify the man who next held the position of New York Yankees team captain, doing so from 1976 until August 2, 1979 when the Cessna jet he was piloting crashed during a landing practice at Akron-Canton Airport.

Thurman Munson