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Derek Jeter’s Last At-Bat in Toronto Brings New York Yankees Fan to Tears
August 31st, 2014 at 4:44 PM
Sunday marked what could be the final time Derek Jeter steps to the plate in Toronto against the Blue Jays and it brought one New York Yankees fan to tears. ***PHOTO1*** Barring an unimaginable turn of events that leads to the Yankees playing the Blue Jays in the playoffs, Jeter's last at-bat...

New York Yankees Donate 100K and Joe Girardi Does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
August 27th, 2014 at 6:52 PM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi has taken the plunge into the cold water and accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. ***PHOTO1*** Not only did Girardi become the latest person to dump cold water on his head, but he also announced that the Yankees were making a very generous donation of $100,000...

Derek Jeter Gets 20-second Standing Ovation from Detroit Tigers Fans (Video)
August 26th, 2014 at 8:55 PM
Derek Jeter, who grew up Kalamazoo, Michigan, got a great standing ovation from Detroit Tigers fans before his first at-bat for the New York Yankees on Tuesday night in Comerica Park. ***PHOTO1*** Matthew B. Mowery of The Oakland Press shared a video of the nice gesture from the crowd in Detroit: VIDEO: The...

Kansas City Royals Give Derek Jeter Gift of Generous Donation to Charity (Video)
August 26th, 2014 at 3:57 PM
In a season where we've seen some interesting and outlandish gifts for New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter, the money he has racked up for his foundation is really what's most important about the shortstop's farewell tour. ***PHOTO1*** The Kansas City Royals were just the latest team to add to the Turn...

Shawn Kelley’s Horse Head Mask a New York Yankees Good Luck Charm?
August 26th, 2014 at 2:05 PM
The New York Yankees are on a five-game winning streak and they have reliever Shawn Kelley's horse head to thank for it. ***PHOTO1*** Kelley apparently purchased the horse head on the internet one day and decided to rock it around his teammates. Ever since he first wore it, the Yankees haven't lost...

Martin Prado Soaks Yankees Reporter with Cooler After Brian McCann’s Walk-Off HR
August 24th, 2014 at 5:07 PM
The YES Network's Meredith Marakovits was at the wrong place at the wrong time. She was just about to interview New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann after his walk-off homer lifted the Bronx Bombers over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday when Martin Prado decided to crash the party: Your browser does...

Hello Kitty Wears New York Yankees Uniform Before Game Vs. Chicago White Sox
August 24th, 2014 at 1:35 PM
Could Hello Kitty be the mascot of the New York Yankees? No, she couldn't—but she does look like a natural in a Yankees uniform. The Yanks shared the cartoon character's picture donning the pinstripes before Sunday's game versus the Chicago White Sox: Hello Kitty is on hand as the #Yankees go for the...

New York Yankees Present Paul Konerko with Gift Before Game Vs. Chicago White Sox
August 24th, 2014 at 1:20 PM
Before Sunday's afternoon game versus the Chicago White Sox, the New York Yankees gave veteran first baseman Paul Konerko a retirement gift. Konerko, who is set to retire at the end of the 2014 season, is getting some serious respect from the Yankees, who are gifting him a special base signed...

Joe Torre’s No. 6 Sprayed on Yankee Stadium Grass for Special Day on August 23
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:51 AM
When the New York Yankees honor their former manager Joe Torre on August 23 by retiring his number, that same special digit will be pained on the grass at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Torre wore No. 6 while winning four World Series rings with the Yankees. MLB.com shows us a picture of how the...

Brett Gardner Drenches Martin Prado with Two Coolers After Game-winning Hit
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:33 AM
Sometimes it doesn't pay to be the hero. ***PHOTO1*** Martin Prado found that out the hard way on Friday night after his game-winning hit lifted the New York Yankees over the Chicago White Sox. Teammate Brett Gardner had his own way to celebrate the big hit, as he performed two unofficial ice bucket...

Chris Rock Grabs Foul Ball, Gives to Young New York Yankees Fan (Video)
August 21st, 2014 at 5:03 PM
Comedian Chris Rock was at the New York Yankees game on Thursday and left looking like a really good dude after snagging a foul ball that he soon donated to a young fan. ***PHOTO1*** Rock attended the Yankees' 3-0 win over the Houston Astros and when a foul ball came his way,...

Michael Jordan Accepts Derek Jeter’s Nomination for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)
August 21st, 2014 at 9:32 AM
New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter has already completed his ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after being nominated by several people, but Jeter nominated NBA legend Michael Jordan before getting the ice water dumped over his head. ***PHOTO1*** Jordan accepted the challenge and nominated his former coach, Phil Jackson, along with some members...

Former Yankees SP Andy Pettitte Takes Part in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
August 18th, 2014 at 8:07 AM
After Shawn Kelley successfully completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge last week, now a former New York Yankees player is taking part in the fun. ***PHOTO1*** Retired starting pitcher Andy Pettitte was nominated by his former teammate, Jorge Posada, and the 42-year-old didn't disappoint. Pettitte's yelp when the water is being poured over...

Derek Jeter Corn Maze Shows Crazy Respect to New York Yankees Captain
August 17th, 2014 at 8:52 PM
Just when you thought the adulation shown to New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter may have gone too far in 2014, people have found another way to take it a step further. Mike Axisa of CBS Sports is reporting that VonThun Farms in New Jersey is showing respect to The Captain...

Derek Jeter Hits Game-winning Single to Lift Yankees Past Rays (Video)
August 16th, 2014 at 8:01 PM
As he has done countless times during his career, Derek Jeter hit a clutch single in the top of the ninth inning to lift the New York Yankees past the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on Saturday, 3-2. ***PHOTO1*** After blowing a 2-0 lead, the Yanks' ninth-inning rally started with a...

New York Yankees Announce Yankee Stadium Will Have Metal Detectors Installed Starting Tuesday
August 15th, 2014 at 3:35 PM
By the 2015 MLB season, all of the 30 Major League Baseball stadiums in the country will have metal detectors installed. Some of the stadiums though, already have them in there. ***PHOTO1*** The o.Co Coliseum in Oakland and Comerica Park in Detroit already have them. Starting on Tuesday, as will Yankee Stadium...

New York Yankees’ Shawn Kelley Completes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)
August 14th, 2014 at 12:32 PM
New York Yankees reliever Shawn Kelley is just the latest person to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. ***VIDEO1*** Kelley, who lost his grandfather to what is better known as Lou Gehrig's disease, helped raise awareness on Wednesday by taking part in the phenomenon sweeping the nation. Yankee pitcher Shawn Kelley...

New York Yankees Have Derek Jeter Jump Throw Bobblehead for Sale
August 11th, 2014 at 7:35 PM
There is no better way to commemorate a great player than making him a bobblehead, but the New York Yankees took it a step further by showing R2SPECT for Derek Jeter and his infamous jump throw. ***VIDEO1*** It has been a highlight of Jeter's career for almost two decades and it's the...

Kate Upton Says New York Yankees Wouldn’t Allow Her to Wear Detroit Tigers Gear
August 9th, 2014 at 7:41 PM
When you're a New York Yankees fan, there are just some things the team doesn't allow you to do and supermodel Kate Upton found that out first-hand. ***VIDEO1*** The beautiful blonde was recently a guest host on Live! with Kelly and Michael and spilled the beans about her favorite club not allowing...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Made a Lot More Money than Honus Wagner
August 8th, 2014 at 8:34 PM
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter moved into an illustrious position on Friday night when he tied Major League Baseball legend Honus Wagner for sixth on the all-time hits list. ***VIDEO1*** While it took The Captain a long time to pass the famed shortstop in the hits department, it took Jeter about...