The greatest Yankees and Dodgers

It took 17 seasons of interleague play and the series will last only two games, but the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are finally hooking up in the Bronx starting Tuesday night (weather permitting). It's the first time the two have met at the home of the Yankees since the 1981 World Series.

The two teams started off as New York neighbors, of course, and have met in 11 World Series with the Yankees winning eight of them. They're two of baseball's most iconic franchises, so in celebration of this meeting, we're taking a position-by-position look at some of their greatest players. — Kevin Kaduk, Big League Stew

Catcher

Catcher: Yogi Berra and Roy Campanella

firstbase

First base: Lou Gehrig and Gil Hodges

secondbase

Second base: Jackie Robinson and Robinson Cano

shortshop

Shortstop: Derek Jeter and Pee Wee Reese

third base

Third base: Alex Rodriguez and Ron Cey

Outfield

Outfield: Zack Wheat and Micky Mantle

outfield1

Outfield: Babe Ruth and Willie Davis

outfield2

Outfield: Duke Snider and Joe DiMaggio

designated hitter

Designated hitter: Reggie Jackson and Kirk Gibson

Pitcher3

Pitcher: Sandy Koufax and Whitey Ford

Pitcher1

Pitcher: Andy Pettitte and Don Drysdale

pitcher2

Pitcher: Red Ruffing and Fernando Valenzuela

Pitcher4

Pitcher: Ron Guidry and Don Sutton

Closer

Closer: Mariano Rivera and Eric Gagne

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