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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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  • Possible destinations for Ryan Howard

    Possible destinations for Ryan Howard
    It's no secret that one of the top priorities for the Philadelphia Phillies this offseason is making sure Ryan Howard is not on the roster come April 6 when they open the season against the Boston Red Sox. The Phillies have been wrestling with the...
  • Hobnobbing with the rich carries risks for politicians

    WASHINGTON Chris Christie has stumbled into a political trap: He's doing stuff that only the wealthy and connected can do. And to add to the anguish, the luxury skybox football tickets and plane ride that the New Jersey governor received from Dallas...
  • Pedro Martinez Going To Hall With Johnson, Biggio, Smoltz

    Pedro Martinez Going To Hall With Johnson, Biggio, Smoltz
    NEW YORK — Eleven months after Roger Clemens left Boston to embark on the twilight of his career, Pedro Martinez arrived as the new pitching ace of the Red Sox. Over the next seven seasons, Martinez was among the best pitchers in baseball while...
  • How Could Any Writer Not Vote For Pedro Martinez?

    He sent chills down our spines. Yes, every time he went to the mound, gripped the ball and unsprung that small, tightly wound frame on the world, Pedro Martinez sent chills up and down our backbones. Pedro didn't pitch games. He pitched events. He was...
  • Don Mattingly's time on Hall of Fame ballot comes to close

    From 1984 through 1989, few were as great as Don Mattingly. The same can be said for his trademark mustache. Alas, that six-season stretch wasn't enough for Donnie Baseball to earn enough votes to become a Hall of Famer this year, his 15th and final...
  • Buck Showalter had unique perspective in watching Randy Johnson's evolution

    Buck Showalter had unique perspective in watching Randy Johnson's evolution
    Buck Showalter was a first-year manager in the New York Yankees’ minor league system in 1985 when he first noticed a long, lanky left-hander named Randy Johnson. It was hard to miss the 21-year-old Johnson, who was in his first professional season...
  • Person familiar with the negotiations: Stephen Drew, Yankees closing in on $5 million deal

    Infielder Stephen Drew and the New York Yankees are working to finalize a $5 million, one-year contract, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. The person spoke Tuesday night on condition of anonymity because the deal is subject to a...
  • Mike Mussina's Hall of Fame vote total could surge in 2016

    Mike Mussina's Hall of Fame vote total could surge in 2016
    All four of the men elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday -- pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz and second baseman Craig Biggio -- are unquestionably deserving of the honor. I would have voted for them without a second...
  • 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...