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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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  • Report: Yankees To Retire Andy Pettitte's No. 46

    Report: Yankees To Retire Andy Pettitte's No. 46
    NEW YORK -- A person familiar with the decision confirms that the New York Yankees plan to honor Andy Pettitte this summer by retiring his No. 46 and giving the former pitcher a plaque in Monument Park. The person spoke on condition of anonymity...
  • On The Fly: A-Rod To Speak At Yankee Stadium?

    On The Fly: A-Rod To Speak At Yankee Stadium?
    The Daily News reports that the Yankees might offer Yankee Stadium as the setting for an Alex Rodriguez public apology/news conference. It will be great, we're sure. We'll always remember the speech by Lou Gehrig in 1939, Derek Jeter's closing the old...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    DAY TRIPPIN' •911 Museum, Zabar's, free time in New York, April 8. $65. Lehigh Valley Hospital Auxiliary, Rosie, 610-966-3367. •Octoberfest, Platzl Brauhaus, Oct. 15. $92. Lights and Flowers, tour of Philadelphia, Longwood Gardens, Dec. 1....
  • History says $100 million pitchers must produce results fast

    History says $100 million pitchers must produce results fast
    Max Scherzer and Jon Lester might as well have neon-green dollar signs stamped all over their uniforms and caps when spring training opens next week. Their careers were redefined this offseason when they joined baseball's elite echelon of $100 million...
  • It's official _ All-Star Game to be played in Miami in 2017

    The Miami Marlins held a festive news conference Friday in anticipation of hosting the 2017 All-Star Game, with a color guard, video highlights, a speech by Gov. Rick Scott and the introduction of more than half a dozen former All-Stars with ties to the...
  • Kings face obstacles in quest for back-to-back Stanley Cup championships

    Kings face obstacles in quest for back-to-back Stanley Cup championships
    Winning the Stanley Cup might be the most demanding task in professional sports, a glorious and grueling test played out over eight months and more than 100 games. Only when the ice has melted do teams disclose who was hobbling on a wounded knee or...
  • Appeals court won't upset convictions of former MLB player Chad Curtis

    Appeals court won't upset convictions of former MLB player Chad Curtis
    HASTINGS, Mich. (AP) — The state appeals court has affirmed the convictions and sentence of former Major League Baseball player Chad Curtis, who is in prison for sexual misconduct with teenage girls in western Michigan. Curtis mostly claimed...
  • The best message Yankees' Alex Rodriguez can deliver is with his bat

    The countdown to spring training is on, as is the debate over exactly what Alex Rodriguez should say when he gets there. A modest proposal: Not a word. Keep the mouth shut, and play ball. The American culture has grown to demand some sort of...
  • Ward scores winner for Capitals, 5-4 in OT

    Joel Ward was standing in his favorite spot on the ice, which meant good fortune for the Washington Capitals. Ward scored with 2:18 remaining in overtime to lift the visiting Capitals past the San Jose Sharks, 5-4, on Wednesday night. "As soon as...
  • Twins' coach Allen is schooled in pitching and in life

    FORT MYERS, Fla. Bob Allen was driving home from his job as an elevator mechanic in the Kansas City area one afternoon in 1960 when he blew through a stop sign. He had blamed a couple of other incidents with his vision on weariness after long days of...
  • Alex Rodriguez meets with Yankees, apologizes for actions

    Alex Rodriguez meets with Yankees, apologizes for actions
    NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez met with top New York Yankees officials on Tuesday and apologized to the team as he prepares to report to spring training following his season-long suspension for violations of baseball's drug agreement and labor...