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Babe Ruth’s Boston Red Sox Contract Sells for $1 Million at Auction
July 13th, 2014 at 1:10 PM
Babe Ruth's Boston Red Sox contract fetched seven figures at an auction this week, breaking the old record also set by the Babe. ***VIDEO1*** The contract was signed in 1918 by Ruth when he joined the Red Sox and it sold for a cool million dollars, according to Darren Rovell of ESPN.com. The...

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...

New York Yankees: Johnny Damon Hit by Pitch on Old Timer’s Day 2014
June 24th, 2014 at 11:04 AM
Old Timer's Day is always fun at Yankee Stadium each and every year, but things got a little serious when Johnny Damon stepped to the plate. ***VIDEO1*** The pitcher was former reliever Graeme Lloyd, who decided to get Damon back for the Boston years when he was a member of the Red...

Goose Gossage Receives Plaque in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium
June 22nd, 2014 at 9:50 PM
The New York Yankees honored Rich "Goose" Gossage with a plaque in Monument Park on Sunday. Gossage and Ron Davis teamed to become the first dominant set-up, closing tandem in baseball. ***VIDEO1*** In the early 1970's the closer role was relatively new in baseball and still developing. The Yankees were one of the...

MLB Draft 2014: Mariano Rivera on New York Yankees Picking His Son (Video)
June 17th, 2014 at 3:14 PM
Mariano Rivera recently discussed what it was like for the New York Yankees to draft his son in the 2014 MLB draft. ***VIDEO1*** Mariano Rivera III was drafted in the 29th round of the draft with the 872nd pick. Like his dad, he is also a pitcher, only without the career success his father...

Tony Gwynn is Remembered by New York Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera (Video)
June 16th, 2014 at 10:24 PM
New York Yankees great Mariano Rivera reflected on the life and career of San Diego Padres legend Tony Gwynn. Rivera and Gwynn crossed paths during their respective careers with their two teams meeting in the World Series in 1998 when the Yankees topped the Padres in four games. Rivera got to...

Jose Canseco to Tour Country in ‘CansecoMobile’ to Beat Babe Ruth’s Home Run Record
June 13th, 2014 at 5:29 PM
Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the ballpark... he's baaaaaaaaaaaaaack! The summer blockbuster known as Jose Canseco's Homerun Challenge Tour will kick off next week and will soon be coming to a city near you. Canseco 49, who last played in the majors in 2001, will...

Jorge Posada Talks Return to New York Yankees, Major League Baseball
June 10th, 2014 at 4:14 PM
The New York Yankees offense has been so bad this season that it has fans looking to retired players for some help, but don't expect Jorge Posada to come out of retirement with a helping hand. ***VIDEO1*** Posada attended the Miguel Cotto-Sergio Martinez fight last Saturday and was asked whether he would...

Hideki Matsui, Johnny Damon to Participate in New York Yankees Old Timer’s Day on June 22
June 10th, 2014 at 1:42 PM
Nobody does an Old Timer's Day like the New York Yankees; especially since they have so many legends and popular players always come back to greet the fans and reminisce about their time in pinstripes. ***VIDEO1*** On June 22, two new players will be participating in the 2014 Old Timer's Day as...

Bruce Springsteen Seen with New York Yankees Great Mariano Rivera’s Book
June 10th, 2014 at 11:15 AM
It seems everyone is flocking to buy New York Yankees legend Mariano Rivera's book and Bruce Springsteen is one of the more famous people to make that purchase. ***VIDEO1*** The Boss was seen carrying the book on Monday while walking down the street with a drink in his hand, non-alcoholic. MLB.com's Anthony Castrovince...

Tampa Bay Rays Tribute to Don Zimmer Before Saturday’s Game Vs. Mariners (Video)
June 7th, 2014 at 8:36 PM
The memory of Don Zimmer was honored on Saturday before the Tampa Bay Rays game versus the Seattle Mariners with a fantastic tribute to a man who spent 66 years in baseball. ***VIDEO1*** Former players, coaches and friends that knew Zimmer during his incredible career spoke as everyone remembered a truly legendary...

New York Yankees and New York Mets Comment on Recent Surge in ‘Tommy John’ Surgeries
May 16th, 2014 at 3:31 PM
During a recent Subway Series event at the Delta Dugout at the MLB Fan Cave in New York, current and former New York Mets and Yankees players and coaches discussed the sudden rise in Tommy John procedures in the Major Leagues. ***VIDEO1*** A hot topic was the recent announcement that Miami Marlins...

VIDEO: Shaquille O’Neal Didn’t Know Who New York Yankees Great Mariano Rivera Is
May 14th, 2014 at 1:53 PM
***VIDEO1*** Shaquille O'Neal may be one of the greatest centers in NBA history, but he apparently doesn't know squat about baseball or else he would know who New York Yankees great Mariano Rivera is. Two years ago when Rivera injured his knee shagging fly balls, the crew at TNT wished Rivera well...

New York Yankees to Retire Joe Torre’s No. 6 in Monument Park on August 23
May 8th, 2014 at 2:35 PM
It's going to be a very active and perhaps a very memorable summer for former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre. ***VIDEO1*** Torre was one of three managers voted in to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and along with him, Tony LaRussa and Bobby Cox, all three will be enshrined this...

New York Yankees: Robinson Cano Responds to Mariano Rivera’s Criticism
May 7th, 2014 at 12:22 AM
***VIDEO1*** After former New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera criticized his former teammate and now Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano, the 31-year-old responded in a classy way to the now public remarks from The Sandman. In his new book, "The Closer," Rivera questioned Cano's drive and desire to win after playing...

New York Yankees Unveil Paul O’Neill Bobblehead for July 27 Game
April 17th, 2014 at 4:28 PM
Former New York Yankees outfielder Paul O'Neill will be honored on July 27 with a bobblehead giveaway for the first 18,000 fans in attendance that day at Yankee Stadium. The July 27 contest will be a Sunday afternoon game versus the Toronto Blue Jays. Here's a look at what the bobblehead version...

40 Years Ago Today: Hank Aaron Broke Babe Ruth’s Home Run Record with Number 715
April 8th, 2014 at 6:14 PM
To say Babe Ruth influenced the game of baseball would be a huge understatement. Nearly 66 years after his death, Ruth is still one of the most recognizable faces of the game. Ruth was the sport's first power hitter and hit over 40 home runs 10 times and set the...

New York Yankees Great Hideki Matsui to Play in 2014 Hall of Fame Classic
April 8th, 2014 at 6:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** Former New York Yankees great Hideki Matsui has been chosen to play in the 2014 Hall of Fame Classic in Cooperstown at Doubleday Field. The game will be played on May 24, 2014 and will consist of recently retired major leaguers representing each of the 30 teams in Major League Baseball. Hall...

Retired Yankees’ Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte Throw Out Ceremonial 1st Pitch to Derek Jeter, Jorge Posada on Opening Day
April 7th, 2014 at 3:44 PM
It had been almost three years since the "Core Four" of the New York Yankees had been on the same field. That four, Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada; all played together since 1995 and won five World Series titles together. ***VIDEO1*** But ever since Posada retired after the...

The New York Yankees Arrive in Panama for the Inaugural Legend Series
March 14th, 2014 at 7:31 PM
The New York Yankees arrived in Panama City Thursday night to take part in a split-squad Spring Training series against the Miami Marlins. The "Legend Series" will include events that support the Mariano Rivera Foundation. The Legend Series will mark the first Major League games in Panama, since 1947. ***PHOTO1*** Proceeds form...