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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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  • The Whiteboard Jungle: Exploring the life of Mantle during winter break

    The Whiteboard Jungle: Exploring the life of Mantle during winter break
    Writing a column right between the end of one year and the start of another is tricky. Typically, writers come up with “the list of the [fill in the blank] of 2014.” I thought about selecting the top education stories of the year, but got a...
  • 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...
  • Hank Peters, former Orioles GM, dies at 90

    Hank Peters, former Orioles GM, dies at 90
    Not one to show emotion, Orioles general manager Hank Peters whooped it up one mid-October day in 1983. That afternoon, Baltimore clinched the World Series with a 5-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. That evening, Peters learned that his first...
  • Pedro Should Be A Shoo-In For HOF; The Question Is By How Much

    In 1999-2000, Pedro Martinez went 41-10 with a 1.90 ERA and 597 strikeouts. BOSTON — As a Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster, Nomar Garciaparra watched Clayton Kershaw become the dominant pitcher in the National League, winning three of the last...
  • So what's most annoying to Grammar Police?

    National Public Radio not long ago asked its listeners and NPR.org readers to nominate the "most misused word or phrase." It got a tremendous response and ended up producing a top 10 list of people's biggest pet peeves. No. 2? " 'So.' Please, please stop...
  • Orioles thoughts on Colby Rasmus, Stu Miller, Hank Peters and the Hall of Fame

    Orioles thoughts on Colby Rasmus, Stu Miller, Hank Peters and the Hall of Fame
    The sense I’m getting from within the organization is that free-agent outfielder Colby Rasmus could fit into the Orioles’ clubhouse without a problem. Rasmus has been criticized while with both of his previous teams -- the St. Louis...
  • 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...