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Lou Gehrig Gave Glove to 12 Year Old Kid 80 Years Ago; Could Fetch $300K at Auction
July 4th, 2014 at 2:23 PM
According to a story by the Associated Press, a 92 year old Connecticut man is selling a glove that he received from Yankee legend, Lou Gehrig, eighty years ago. Howard Henderson who was 12 years old at the time, remembers playing catch on his front lawn with the Yankees Hall Of Famer. ***VIDEO1*** "I...

Lou Gehrig Speech Recited by Yankees’ Derek Jeter and 30 MLB 1st Baseman (Video)
July 2nd, 2014 at 2:57 PM
The 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig's "Luckiest man alive" speech will be on July 4 and is being commemorated by Major League Baseball. ***VIDEO1*** One of the ways to remember Gehrig is to recite his infamous speech made in 1939 through the mouths of 30 current first baseman in the league, with...

St. Louis Cardinals Recall Top Prospect Oscar Taveras; New York Yankees Could Have Renewed Interest in 1B Matt Adams
July 1st, 2014 at 7:25 PM
The St. Louis Cardinals recalled top prospect Oscar Taveras from AAA-Louisville earlier today. Taveras was recalled and sent down earlier this year, and is apparently there to stay in St. Loius. The odd man out in this scenario, is power hitting first baseman, Matt Adams. As recently as last season, the Yankees...

Mike Napoli Calls New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka an Idiot Following Go-Ahead 9th Inning Home Run
June 29th, 2014 at 9:55 AM
Masahiro Tanaka was spinning another gem of a game for the New York Yankees, as he entered the 9th inning of Saturday night's game tied at 1-1 against the Boston Red Sox. ***VIDEO1*** Then came up notorious Yankee killer of late Mike Napoli, who had already struck out twice in the game...

New York Yankees: Mark Teixeira Interviews Derek Jeter on ‘Foul Territory’
June 25th, 2014 at 7:03 PM
For some things, words just aren't enough. ***VIDEO1*** The latest installment of "Foul Territory" with host Mark Teixeira features New York Yankees shortstop and legend, Derek Jeter. Tex isn't the best of interviewers as evidenced in this video, and no words were needed from Jeter himself to confirm that.   HOT HEADLINES Jays Join Yanks in...

New York Yankees Honor Tino Martinez with Plaque in Monument Park
June 21st, 2014 at 6:04 PM
The New York Yankees honored former first baseman Tino Martinez on Saturday with a plaque in Monument Park. The ceremony, which was held before Saturday's Yankee game against Baltimore, celebrated the four time World Series Champion. ***VIDEO1*** Martinez who was a member of the 1988 US Olympic baseball team, played seven seasons for the...

Brian Cashman: New York Yankees ‘were not Involved with Kendrys Morales’
June 19th, 2014 at 9:45 AM
Despite all of the rumors about the New York Yankees being linked to former free agent turned Minnesota Twins slugger Kendrys Morales, general manager Brian Cashman says that wasn't the case. ***VIDEO1*** Cashman's quote comes from a New York Post article from Dan Martin: “We were not involved with Kendrys Morales in any...

Jesus Montero Called up by Seattle Mariners; Won’t Start Vs. New York Yankees on Thursday
June 12th, 2014 at 6:17 PM
It was expected that Jesus Montero would get called up by the Seattle Mariners for their Thursday night series finale against the New York Yankees at Safeco Field due to the injuries to Justin Smoak and Michael Saunders. ***VIDEO1*** Montero was in fact recalled from Class-AAA Tacoma with Saunders landing on the...

New York Yankees: Mark Teixeira Interviews Jacoby Ellsbury on ‘Foul Territory’
June 12th, 2014 at 5:08 PM
Here's another episode of "Foul Territory" with New York Yankees first baseman, Mark Teixeira. ***VIDEO1*** In this episode, Tex talks with Yankees outfielder, Jacoby Ellsbury. Among the highlights of the show are Tex sharing a bad experience he had with a beaver after noticing Ellsbury's Oregon State hat, which is where Ellsbury went...

New York Yankees: Mark Teixeira Interviews Masahiro Tanaka on ‘Foul Territory’
June 11th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
If you like Mark Teixeira's interview with Brian McCann on the New York Yankees first baseman's show, "Foul Territory," you're going to love the episode with Masahiro Tanaka. ***VIDEO1*** Through his interpreter, Teixeira asks Tanaka some questions, including whether or not he can be Tanaka's guide to show him around New York City...

MLB Trade Rumors: Texas Rangers Interested in Trading for New York Yankees’ Kelly Johnson; Who’s on Trading Block
June 9th, 2014 at 12:54 PM
While the New York Yankees are looking to add to their roster in hopes of making the postseason, they do have someone on their roster that interests at least one team. ***VIDEO1*** The Texas Rangers roster has taken a blow to two of their first basemen, as Prince Fielder is out for...

Why Kendrys Morales to New York Yankees Didn’t Happen
June 7th, 2014 at 6:29 PM
The New York Yankees needed offense and insurance for Mark Teixeira, making Kendrys Morales seem like the perfect fit. That signing didn't happen and there is a very good reason why the free-agent slugger didn't choose the Bronx Bombers. Morales signed a one-year pact with the American League Central basement-dwellers, the Minnesota Twins,...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Hosts Funny YouTube Talk Show, ‘Foul Territory’
June 6th, 2014 at 1:47 PM
While many consider New York Yankees first basemen Mark Teixeira to be one of the best in the sport at his position, he's trying his hand at another skill off the field. ***VIDEO1*** This year, Teixeira has started up a baseball talk show called "Foul Territory" which has a couple of episodes...

New York Yankees: Scott Sizemore’s Promotion, Carlos Beltran’s Return Could Signal End for Kelly Johnson
June 4th, 2014 at 3:46 PM
On Tuesday, the New York Yankees made the call to promote infielder Scott Sizemore back to the major league level and optioned Zoilo Almonte back to Class-AAA Scranton-Wilks-Barre. ***VIDEO1*** Sizemore, who missed all of 2012 and most of 2013 due to injuries, signed a minor-league deal with the Yankees in the winter as...

Mark Teixeira Returns to New York Yankees Lineup Vs. Oakland A’s on Tuesday
June 3rd, 2014 at 3:33 PM
After a second bout with wrist soreness in two weeks, Mark Teixeira will make the start for the New York Yankees in the cleanup spot and playing first base on Tuesday night versus the Oakland A's. ***VIDEO1*** Here's a look at the full Yankees lineup with Tex in it, per Mark Feinsand...

New York Yankees: Frank Sinatra Asks Lou Gehrig for Autograph Photo from 1939
June 2nd, 2014 at 5:47 PM
On the anniversary of his passing, we remember New York Yankees legendary first baseman Lou Gehrig by getting a glimpse of him in one of his brighter moments when Frank Sinatra came looking for an autograph. ***VIDEO1*** Old Blue Eyes' career was still getting off the ground in 1939, but The Iron...

Yankees Rumors: Kendrys Morales Contacted by Bronx Bombers; Could Sign Soon: Report
June 2nd, 2014 at 4:44 PM
The New York Yankees interest in Kendrys Morales has now been confirmed after weeks of speculation and wondering if they will make a play for the free agent first basemen. ***VIDEO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and WFAN has reported that the Yankees have in fact now reached out to Morales, who...

New York Yankees in a Wait-and-See Mode with Mark Teixeira’s Wrist Injury; Unsure If He Goes on DL
June 2nd, 2014 at 11:28 AM
On Saturday, Mark Teixeira left the game against the Minnesota Twins in the sixth inning with stiffness in his right wrist, the same wrist that was surgically repaired last June and forced him to miss 145 games in 2013. ***VIDEO1*** Teixeira missed Sunday's series finale against the Twins and will be held...

New York Yankees: Kendrys Morales a Must-Sign After Mark Teixeira Injury
June 1st, 2014 at 11:57 AM
  Mark Teixeira's ailing wrist is more than enough of a reason for the New York Yankees to make free agent first baseman Kendrys Morales a top priority as the month of June begins. ***VIDEO1*** Tex missed about a week with some soreness in his surgically repaired wrist, only to return on Friday...

Mark Teixeira Wrist Injury: Yankees Reckless to Bring 1B Back So Soon
May 31st, 2014 at 4:37 PM
The New York Yankees were 100 percent reckless in bringing back Mark Teixeira so soon after he experienced some pain and inflammation in his wrist last week. ***VIDEO1*** New York's first baseman returned to the field on Friday after missing about a week and subsequently had to be pulled from Saturday's contest...