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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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  • Kang, Pirates finalize $11 million, 4-year contract

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Even though the Pittsburgh Pirates employ one of the largest analytics departments in baseball, they are not exactly sure how Jung Ho Kang's outstanding statistics in South Korea will translate to the major leagues. They are...
  • Now open: Charley Steiner School of Sports Communication

    Now open: Charley Steiner School of Sports Communication
    Charley Steiner's name will live forever, at least at his alma mater. Bradley University named its sports communication school in Steiner's honor at a ceremony Thursday night in Los Angeles. "It's really overwhelming," Steiner said. "It will be...
  • Technology means more correct calls, and more scrutiny

    NEW YORK — The officials huddled to sort out the close call, so the TV broadcast showed the clip over and over, the announcers declaring a definite touchdown. Standard fare today — but not so 35 years ago. Mike Renfro, whose lunging catch in...
  • Selig says an emotional goodbye in his final owners meeting as commissioner

    Bud Selig concluded his final baseball owners meeting as commissioner after two days of basking in praise for the job he's done during more than 22 years in charge of the game. Thursday's meeting followed a gala in Selig's honor the previous night in a...
  • Baseball owners honor Bud Selig during his final meeting with them as commissioner

    Major League Baseball owners gathered Wednesday for their annual January meeting in the desert with one big item on the agenda — honoring Bud Selig in his final gathering with them as commissioner. About 250 people were expected at a dinner in...
  • On The Fly: UConn's Cyle Larin Expected To Go Early In MLS Draft

    On The Fly: UConn's Cyle Larin Expected To Go Early In MLS Draft
    The MLS SuperDraft is Thursday and the consensus top pick played in Storrs. UConn sophomore Cyle Larin had 52 points on 23 goals and six assists in 39 games for the Huskies. He also has a slew of honors, including AAC rookie of the year in 2013 and...
  • Yankees Sign Nova To One-Year Contract

    Ivan Nova and the Yankees have agreed to a $3.3 million, one-year contract, the same salary the pitcher earned when he missed most of the 2014 season with a torn elbow ligament. Nova's salary is not guaranteed under the agreement announced Wednesday, a...
  • Braves trade Evan Gattis to Astros for prospects

    Any remaining question about whether the Braves are rebuild mode was answered Wednesday when they agreed to trade traded slugger Evan Gattis to the Houston Astros for three prospects, a person familiar with the situation said. The Braves will get two...
  • Drew Sharp: Waiting game may pay off for Scherzer with Tigers

    Scott Boras isn't sweating. Of course, that's hardly breaking news for many of his critics who long have considered the baseball uber-agent reptilian. Boras isn't fretting that his marquee free-agent client this winter, Max Scherzer, still doesn't have a...
  • Marlins agree with Cishek, three other arbitration-eligible players

    Marlins agree with Cishek, three other arbitration-eligible players
    The Miami Marlins came to terms with four of their seven arbitration-eligible players before Friday's deadline to exchange figures. The remaining three – left-hander Mike Dunn and right-handers Mat Latos and David Phelps – will let arbiters...
  • Randy Johnson looks to be shoo-in for Hall of Fame

    Randy Johnson looks to be shoo-in for Hall of Fame
    PHOENIX — At 6-foot-10, Randy Johnson stood on the mound and looked down on batters, an intimidating presence before he even threw the ball. And when he let it fly, his talent matched his imposing stature. With a menacing fastball and...