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: Yogi Berra and Roy Campanella
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Catcher: Yogi Berra and Roy Campanella
First base: Lou Gehrig and Gil Hodges
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First base: Lou Gehrig and Gil Hodges
Second base: Jackie Robinson and Robinson Cano
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Second base: Jackie Robinson and Robinson Cano
Shortstop: Derek Jeter and Pee Wee Reese
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Shortstop: Derek Jeter and Pee Wee Reese
Third base: Alex Rodriguez and Ron Cey
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Third base: Alex Rodriguez and Ron Cey
Outfield: Zack Wheat and Micky Mantle
Outfield
Outfield: Zack Wheat and Micky Mantle
Outfield: Babe Ruth and Willie Davis
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Outfield: Babe Ruth and Willie Davis
Outfield: Duke Snider and Joe DiMaggio
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Outfield: Duke Snider and Joe DiMaggio
Designated hitter: Reggie Jackson and Kirk Gibson
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Designated hitter: Reggie Jackson and Kirk Gibson
Pitcher: Sandy Koufax and Whitey Ford
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Pitcher: Sandy Koufax and Whitey Ford
Pitcher: Andy Pettitte and Don Drysdale
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Pitcher: Andy Pettitte and Don Drysdale
Pitcher: Red Ruffing and Fernando Valenzuela
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Pitcher: Red Ruffing and Fernando Valenzuela
Pitcher: Ron Guidry and Don Sutton
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Pitcher: Ron Guidry and Don Sutton
Closer: Mariano Rivera and Eric Gagne
Closer
Closer: Mariano Rivera and Eric Gagne

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