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New York Yankees

New York Yankees
Established in 1901, the New York Yankees are one of the most storied and successful franchises in Major League Baseball. The team was founded in 1901 in Baltimore, but moved to New York in 1903 where they became known as the New York Highlanders. The team officially became the New York Yankees in 1913. In all, the Yankees have won 26 championships, more than any other franchise. Countless Hall of Fame players have donned pinstripes over the years, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra and Mickey Mantle. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
Established in 1901, the New York Yankees are one of the most storied and successful franchises in Major League Baseball. The team was founded in 1901 in Baltimore, but moved to New York in 1903 where they became known as the New York Highlanders. The team officially became the New York Yankees in 1913. In all, the Yankees have won 26 championships, more than any other franchise. Countless Hall of Fame players have donned pinstripes over the years, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra and Mickey Mantle. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
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  • Seahawks' play call not the first coach's decision to backfire

    Seahawks' play call not the first coach's decision to backfire
    Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll and offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell were placed in the crosshairs Super Bowl Sunday for their decision to pass on second-and-goal from a yard out of the end zone. Russell Wilson's pass was intercepted,...
  • It's time for the Dodgers to go after James Shields

    It's time for the Dodgers to go after James Shields
    Hmmm, are things getting interesting enough for the Dodgers to take a serious run at right-hander James Shields? Certainly looks like it. In which case, they absolutely should. Shields never appealed to me as the great ace he was being marketed as...
  • Yankees' Nova Says Surgically Repaired Elbow Feels Great

    Yankees' Nova Says Surgically Repaired Elbow Feels Great
    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) —Yankees righthander Ivan Nova says his surgically repaired right elbow feels great and appears on track to rejoin the team by June. Nova is throwing on level ground at the Yankees' minor league complex. He tore a ligament in...
  • Former Tiger Dave Bergman dies at 61

    Since a diagnosis of bile duct cancer in May 2012, former Detroit Tigers first baseman Dave Bergman a key member of the 1984 World Series championship team has spent the better part of three years battling the disease. Monday, that fight came to an end....
  • Deflategate? Trying To Gain An Edge Isn't Uncommon

    Cheating, getting an edge, pushing the boundaries, skirting the intent of a rule ... it only seems like the Patriots invented the art form. But it has been going on for years. Here's how in various sports, with contributions from Courant staff writers...
  • Yankees Sign Former UConn Pitcher Anthony Marzi

    Yankees Sign Former UConn Pitcher Anthony Marzi
    Anthony Marzi, who pitched UConn into the NCAA tournament with a memorable complete game win over Notre Dame in 2013, went undrafted after his senior season, but he signed with the Yankees on Saturday and will report to spring training on March 6. "I...
  • Berlin's Marzi Signs With Yankees

    Anthony Marzi, who pitched UConn into the NCAA tournament with a memorable complete game against Notre Dame in 2013, went undrafted after his senior season, but he signed with the Yankees on Saturday and will report to spring training on March 6. "I...
  • East Ridge grad Shane Greene traded from New York Yankees to Detroit Tigers

    Shane Greene, a 2007 graduate of East Ridge High, is hanging up his Yankee pinstripes after a solid rookie season. Greene, a 6-foot-4 right-handed pitcher who made 14 starts for New York last season, was traded recently to the Detroit Tigers as part of...
  • Think you know your Lehigh Valley sports history?

    Are you one of those who likes to spar over sports trivia? Then take this quiz and see how well you score with trivia about our Lehigh Valley-area athletes and teams. The answers are at the end. No cheating. 1. Bethlehem's Steve Meilinger played for...
  • On The Fly: Christmas Songs For The Sports Fan

    On The Fly: Christmas Songs For The Sports Fan
    A few Christmas songs adapted for sports purposes: The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire): The heat is always pretty intense in New York. Ask Rex Ryan, Tom Coughlin, anyone on the Knicks. Fans are ready to roast all of them. By the way,...
  • Grafton High assistant coach Henry Connell spread love of baseball, life

    Grafton High assistant coach Henry Connell spread love of baseball, life
    YORK — Henry Connell's first love was baseball. The early objects of his affection were the New York Yankees and Mickey Mantle, evident to all by the license plate on his Nissan Pathfinder: "NYMICK7." But his true loves — outside of Trish,...