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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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  • Pride Of The Yankees: Helping Fallen Officers' Families

    Pride Of The Yankees: Helping Fallen Officers' Families
    One of the great legacies of George Steinbrenner is the Yankee Silver Shield Foundation, which the late Yankees' owner created in 1982 to fund the education for children of police officers and firefighters in the tri-state area who are killed in the...
  • It is truly 'Next year in Havana'

    It is truly 'Next year in Havana'
    Back when the Brooklyn Dodgers regularly lost to the New York Yankees in the World Series, fans' rallying cry was, "Wait 'Til Next Year." When the Dodgers finally won the World Series in 1955, the tongue-in-cheek call was, "Wait 'Til This Year!" That'...
  • Giants' Beckham in company with NY's greatest rookies

    Giants' Beckham in company with NY's greatest rookies
    The Giants' season may not be going anywhere, but Odell Beckham Jr. and his impressive rookie campaign give fans reason to be excited for the future. The wideout is averaging more than 100 receiving yards per game through his first 11 games, a feat no...
  • Is Florida now better than New York?

    Is Florida now better than New York?
    You can send a T-shirt to your friends in New York, something like: “We’re Number Four.” I’m sure they’ll appreciate it. If not, hey, the truth hurts. New York, which claims to be the best in everything, now has dropped...
  • Miami Marlins claim RHP Preston Claiborne from Yankees

    Miami Marlins claim RHP Preston Claiborne from Yankees
    The Marlins on Tuesday claimed right-handed reliever Preston Claiborne from the New York Yankees. Claiborne, who turns 27 next month, split 2014 between the Yankees and Triple-A Scranton-Wilkes Barre. While in the majors, Claiborne was 3-0 with a 3.00...
  • Florida overtakes New York to become third most-populous state

    Florida overtakes New York to become third most-populous state
    It's official: Florida has too many people. On Tuesday, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that Florida's population at long last passed that of New York, moving us up to third on the list of most populous states and ensuring that our individual slices of...
  • 'World class' water park faces new delay

    'World class' water park faces new delay
    It's been a bumpy four-year ride for a planned Schlitterbahn water park – and the wait just got longer. The Federal Aviation Administration, which must approve any deal regarding the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport property on which the park...
  • East Ridge grad Shane Greene traded from New York Yankees to Detroit Tigers

    Shane Greene, a 2007 graduate of East Ridge High, is hanging up his Yankee pinstripes after a solid rookie season. Greene, a 6-foot-4 right-handed pitcher who made 14 starts for New York last season, was traded recently to the Detroit Tigers as part of...
  • Think you know your Lehigh Valley sports history?

    Are you one of those who likes to spar over sports trivia? Then take this quiz and see how well you score with trivia about our Lehigh Valley-area athletes and teams. The answers are at the end. No cheating. 1. Bethlehem's Steve Meilinger played for...
  • On The Fly: Christmas Songs For The Sports Fan

    On The Fly: Christmas Songs For The Sports Fan
    A few Christmas songs adapted for sports purposes: The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire): The heat is always pretty intense in New York. Ask Rex Ryan, Tom Coughlin, anyone on the Knicks. Fans are ready to roast all of them. By the way,...
  • Grafton High assistant coach Henry Connell spread love of baseball, life

    Grafton High assistant coach Henry Connell spread love of baseball, life
    YORK — Henry Connell's first love was baseball. The early objects of his affection were the New York Yankees and Mickey Mantle, evident to all by the license plate on his Nissan Pathfinder: "NYMICK7." But his true loves — outside of Trish,...