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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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  • Jays add Francis, Dirks

    The Sports Xchange Jays add Francis, Dirks The Toronto Blue Jays reached agreement on a minor league contract with left-hander Jeff Francis and picked up outfielder Andy Dirks off waivers from the Detroit Tigers on Friday. Francis, 33, made one start...
  • Magic, Mia among ownership group of new MLS team

    (Reuters) - Basketball Hall of Famer Magic Johnson and U.S. soccer great Mia Hamm are among the 22-person ownership group of the new Los Angeles franchise unveiled on Thursday by Major League Soccer. The surprisingly large group is led by Vietnamese-...
  • Former Red Sox star Youkilis retires

    The Sports Xchange Former Red Sox star Youkilis retires Kevin Youkilis, a three-time All-Star known affectionately as Yoooouuuuk in Boston and "the Greek God of Walks" in the book "Moneyball," announced his retirement Thursday. The 35-year-old was...
  • Giants weigh 'dynasty' label after third World Series title in five seasons

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. As the Champagne flew in the visitors' clubhouse at Kauffman Stadium, and the air became heady and close, and the gold-flagged Commissioner's Trophy was passed around the room from manager to player to goggles-wearing, well-soaked...
  • Alex Rodriguez suspension over

    Alex Rodriguez is back on the 40-man roster of the New York Yankees. Rodriguez served a one-year suspension on the restricted list and the 39-year-old third baseman is owed $61 million for the next three seasons. His contract includes a bonus of $6...
  • Spotlight should shine brighter on athletes who live their lives well

    How refreshing to read all the recent articles saluting Paul Konerko of the White Sox and Derek Jeter of the Yankees when they retired. After weeks of hearing nothing but derogatory stories coming out of the NFL, it was a pleasure to read about two...
  • Royals, and Kansas City, in no hurry to let season slide away

    Royals, and Kansas City, in no hurry to let season slide away
    It was an impulsive, almost whimsical decision, the kind college students make all the time. And so it was that Dayton Moore and his college buddy decided to pull off the freeway, head to the ballpark, and try to score a couple tickets for Game 7 of the...
  • MLB roundup: Youkilis calls it a career

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: Youkilis calls it a career Kevin Youkilis, a three-time All-Star known affectionately as Yoooouuuuk in Boston and "the Greek God of Walks" in the book "Moneyball," announced his retirement Thursday. The 35-year-old was...
  • Bernie Miklasz: Bumgarner's run helps give new appreciation for Bob Gibson

    Madison Bumgarner had a phenomenal postseason for the World-Series champion Giants, and his performance in Game 7 will be talked about for a very long time. After shutting out the Royals in Game 5, Bumgarner returned to the mound in Game 7 for a relief...
  • Bumgarner leads Giants to 3-2 win over Royals, third title in five years

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. It was their rallying cry in good times and in bad, a joyous chorus picked up by Hunter Pence while watching a college football game. The Giants used it to celebrate homers, fire up the fan base on the eve of the postseason and check...
  • Giants 3, Royals 2

    The Sports Xchange By Alan Eskew, The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: adds MVP in third graf Giants 3, Royals 2 KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- One Giant performance won the World Series. Madison Bumgarner came out of the bullpen in Game 7 and threw five scoreless...