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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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  • Otani cutting his teeth in Japan but MLB beckons

    SAPPORO Japan (Reuters) - Shohei Otani has made waves in Japan by throwing strikes and smashing home runs for the Nippon Ham Fighters, but the 'Double Sworded Samurai' may have to give up one of his weapons if he is to realize his dream of making it big...
  • Report: Red Sox make offer to Lester

    The Sports Xchange Report: Red Sox make offer to Lester The Boston Red Sox made a contract offer to free agent starting pitcher Jon Lester earlier this week, according to ESPN.com. The source said he did not expect Lester to make a quick decision....
  • Giancarlo Stanton contract risky, but exciting

     Giancarlo Stanton contract risky, but exciting
    Are these really the Miami Marlins? The same Marlins who have gained a reputation as one of the biggest penny pinchers in baseball? The same Marlins who have alienated fans by trading their best players — does the name Miguel Cabrera ring a...
  • Greg Cote: Giancarlo Stanton deal could help repair Jeffrey Loria's image

    The cynicism and skepticism are built in as regards the Marlins and Jeffrey Loria. It has become part of the South Florida fan DNA to not quite trust the ballclub's unpopular owner, to a degree even the record-setting contract extension with star...
  • On The Fly: Marlins' $300 Million Investment In Stanton Wise

    On The Fly: Marlins' $300 Million Investment In Stanton Wise
    The biggest sports upset of the year? We'll go with Giancarlo Stanton's signing a record-setting contract with the Miami Marlins, which could happen soon. The sides are reportedly close to a deal that will exceed $300 million, and the usually stingy...
  • Russell Martin agrees to five-year, $82 million contract with Blue Jays

    Free-agent catcher Russell Martin agreed to terms with the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday on a five-year, $82 million contract, according to a source with knowledge of the contract. The agreement confirms what the Pirates tacitly acknowledged when they...
  • Miami Marlins confirm Giancarlo Stanton's deal: 13 years, $325 million

    Red Sox and Yankees fans can stop dreaming. Giancarlo Stanton isn't going anywhere at least not for the next six years. Owner Jeffrey Loria confirmed Monday that the Miami Marlins and the 25-year-old two-time All-Star slugger have reached a 13-year,...
  • Cal Ripken talks about shortstop J.J. Hardy and the Orioles' defense

    Cal Ripken talks about shortstop J.J. Hardy and the Orioles' defense
    When J.J. Hardy won his third consecutive American League Gold Glove Award earlier this month, he became only the second Orioles shortstop to win at least that many in a row. Mark Belanger won eight Gold Gloves in his career with the Orioles,...
  • Blue Jays, Martin agree to $82 million deal

    The Sports Xchange Blue Jays, Martin agree to $82 million deal Free agent catcher Russell Martin is heading north for the winter. Martin, the top catcher on the market, reportedly agreed to a five-year, $82 million contract with the Toronto Blue Jays....
  • Alex Rodriguez allegedly paid cousin $1 million to cover up PED use

    Alex Rodriguez allegedly paid cousin $1 million to cover up PED use
    New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez paid his cousin nearly $1 million in hush money to cover up Rodriguez’s use of performance-enhancing drugs, according to court documents filed last week in Miami. The Associated Press, following up on a...
  • Alvin Dark dies at 92; All-Star shortstop, Oakland A's manager

    Alvin Dark, an All-Star shortstop with the New York Giants in the 1950s who went on to manage the Oakland A's to the World Series championship in 1974, died Thursday at his home in Easley, S.C. He was 92. His death was confirmed by the Robinson...