Originally Posted By: dontommasino
Originally Posted By: SC
A really minor myth, but one that still persists nonetheless.

Carlo Gambino supposedly suffered a heart attack and died while watching a Yankee game on tv on October 15, 1976. There was no Yankee game on tv that day!

They would've been into the playoffs at that point. The Yankees lost the '76 series to the Big Red Machine.

The playoffs were finished then. The World Series started the following day (October 16th).