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Little New York Yankees Fan Throws Back Derek Jeter Foul Ball, Horrifies Parents
September 20th, 2014 at 5:21 PM
Derek Jeter souvenirs are priceless nowadays as the New York Yankees Captain is set to retire at the end of the 2014 season, but this little Yankees fan didn't seem to get the memo. During Friday night's win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium, Jeter was up in...

MLB’s Derek Jeter Tribute Video Featuring Mo’ne Davis and Angels’ Mike Trout
September 19th, 2014 at 8:37 PM
Both NIKE and Gatorade have gotten into the Derek Jeter tribute video business this season, but now Major League Baseball has produced its own tribute for the New York Yankees Captain. ***PHOTO1*** Starring infamous little leaguer Mo'ne Davis and Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout, the video pays homage to The Captain...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Thanks Fans of Opposing Teams for Showing Love
September 18th, 2014 at 8:02 AM
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has received an incredible about of love and adulation from not only his own fans, but fans of opposing teams around the sport. ***PHOTO1*** For that, Jeter is thankful and he said so to YES Network's Meredith Marakovits prior to his final game at Tropicana Field...

New York Yankees Have Hit Many More Tampa Bay Rays Hitters in Last 5 Years
September 17th, 2014 at 2:45 PM
Even though the Tampa Bay Rays have hit five New York Yankees batters in the pair's last four games, that still isn't enough to eclipse the Bronx Bombers' lead over their division rivals in the hit-by-pitch category when both teams are head-to-head. ***PHOTO1*** That's right, the Yankees are in the lead with...

Jordan Brand to Honor Derek Jeter with 2 Sneakers for New York Yankees Captain
September 16th, 2014 at 9:31 AM
Jordan Brand has announced that it will release a special sneaker in order to honor New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter's final season in Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** First, we have the Air Jordan 1 Retro Jeter: To Honor Derek Jeter, Nike Releases Air Jordan 1 “Jeter” pic.twitter.com/keLL8pIpyr — XXL Magazine (@XXL) September...

New York Yankees’ Chris Young’s Picture Still on Mets’ Tickets After Release
September 13th, 2014 at 4:44 PM
Chris Young has been lighting the world on fire since joining the New York Yankees, but before that he was a member of the New York Mets and wasn't doing so well. Because of his failures in Flushing, the Mets dropped Young and allowed the Yankees to pick him up. Even...

Joe Torre Jokes That Mariano Rivera Had Work Done Before Derek Jeter Day (Video)
September 8th, 2014 at 2:48 PM
One of the best things about Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium was the fact that we got to see some of the great New York Yankees players from the golden era of the 1990's together again. ***PHOTO1*** One of those moments happened before the day began on Sunday in a pregame...

Derek Jeter Day Presser Crashed by Reporter’s Phone; Yankees Captain Picks It Up
September 7th, 2014 at 10:15 PM
Almost everything went according to plan for New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter on Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium on Sunday. In fact, it got to the end of the day until something went wrong. During the postgame press conference, Jeter was interrupted by a ringing cell phone, via a...

Eugenie Bouchard Grabs 2 Foul Balls at New York Yankees Game After U.S. Open Exit
September 6th, 2014 at 5:56 PM
After being knocked out of the 2014 U.S. Open, Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard accomplished a rare feat while attending a New York Yankees game on Friday. ***PHOTO1*** Bouchard was able to come away with not one, but two foul balls during the Yanks' loss to the Kansas City Royals. The 20-year-old tweeted...

Derek Jeter’s High School Photo Shows Yankees Captain’s Old Batting Stance
September 6th, 2014 at 1:06 PM
As is the case with most Major League Baseball players, New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter has had to make adjustments to his batting stance over the years, which has led to him having the sixth-most hits in MLB history. ***PHOTO1*** But what you see today is not what Jeter once used...

David Ortiz Trolls Derek Jeter with Fake Bunt, Then Hits Solo Home Run (Video)
September 6th, 2014 at 9:49 AM
David Ortiz had a little fun with New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter on Thursday night after the Boston Red Sox star faked Jeter out with a bunt and went on to hit a solo homer. ***PHOTO1*** With the shift on, a bunt is the worst thing a Major League Baseball team...

Brian McCann Hit Below Belt with Foul Ball in Yankees Win Over Red Sox (Video)
September 4th, 2014 at 11:40 AM
Brian McCann got hit in a place no man ever should. ***PHOTO1*** During the New York Yankees' 5-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night, McCann was behind the plate when he took a foul ball between the legs. If not for a cup, things could have gotten really ugly: Your browser...

Derek Jeter Patch to Be Worn by New York Yankees Starting Sept. 7
September 2nd, 2014 at 9:03 PM
The New York Yankees have found another way to celebrate Derek Jeter's career, this time with a special patch on their uniforms to honor The Captain. ***PHOTO1*** Bryan Hoch of MLB.com shared a picture of the patch, which will be worn from September 7 until the end of the season: Here's the Derek...

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...