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Baseball Fans Pays for Full-Page Ad Against New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez in Newspaper: Photo
April 27th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
A passionate baseball fan has gone to extraordinary lengths to make sure New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez doesn't receive credit for hitting his milestone homers. ***PHOTO1*** A-Rod is now one home run away from tying Willie Mays for fourth on the all-time list after smacking another one versus the New...

New York Yankees Legends Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig Struck Out by Girl: Video
April 3rd, 2015 at 1:55 PM
Legend and video has it that New York Yankees legends Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, two of the greatest baseball players in the history of the game, were struck out by a 17-year-old girl named Jackie Mitchell. ***PHOTO1*** It was during spring training in 1931 and both Ruth and Gehrig were playing...

Hank Aaron Will Be Rooting for New York Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez
February 27th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Former home run king, Hank Aaron, has showed his support for Alex Rodriguez this week. Rodriguez is returning to the New York Yankees after being suspended for all of 2014 and he is definitely going to be dealing with more than his fair share of boos this year, so Rodriguez...

New York Yankees Believe They Won’t Have to Pay Alex Rodriguez’s HR Bonuses
February 26th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
The New York Yankees are confident they won't have to pay Alex Rodriguez's home run bonuses should he reach the milestones that will pay him $6 million apiece. ***PHOTO1*** New York believes that Rodriguez's admission of steroid use has tainted his career and overall numbers, thus the marketing contract he signed that...

MLB Rumors: Yankees, Alex Rodriguez Set for Battle Over Performance Clauses
January 25th, 2015 at 10:53 AM
If you thought New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez was going to collect his bonus for passing Willie Mays easily, you may want to think again. ***PHOTO1*** A report by Teri Thompson, Bill Madden and Michael O'Keeffe of the New York Daily News reports that the Yankees and A-Rod could battle over...

Yankees News & Notes: Search Continues for 2B, Bambino Anniversary, and More
January 5th, 2015 at 12:51 PM
Here are some news and notes from the New York Yankees Universe! ***PHOTO1*** Yankees Content with the Kids? Jon Heyman of CBS Sports has us looking in two different directions for the Yankees' second baseman. First he notes that the Yankees seem to be happy with having both Jose Pirela and Rob Refsnyder battle...

New York Yankees: Rare Babe Ruth Footage from 1929 At-Bat Released
August 4th, 2014 at 2:14 PM
Rare footage from 1929 has been found that shows New York Yankees legend Babe Ruth hitting a game-winning home run against the Washington Senators. ***VIDEO1*** USA Today Sports' Phil Reisman shared the story of the 30-second reel that was found. In the footage, it shows an at-bat Ruth had against Senators pitcher...

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...

New York Yankees: President Obama Handles Babe Ruth’s Bat, Joe DiMaggio’s Glove
May 24th, 2014 at 11:02 AM
***VIDEO1*** President Obama went to Cooperstown, New York and visited the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Thursday and enjoyed what would have been the experience of a lifetime for any true baseball fan. In his tour, which was to promote tourism in the United States of America, Obama was able to handle Babe...

Babe Ruth’s 1927 Paycheck from New York Yankees is a Joke
May 23rd, 2014 at 7:25 PM
***VIDEO1*** Major League Baseball players in the 21st century get astronomical amounts of money to play a game and even the benchwarmers are making a nice buck. However, former New York Yankees slugger and all-time great Babe Ruth made peanuts compared to what he would be making nowadays. Darren Rovell of ESPN tweeted...

Colonel Jacob Ruppert, Yankees Owner Who Purchased Babe Ruth, Elected to Hall of Fame in Veteran’s Committee Vote
January 9th, 2013 at 5:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** On a day where no players met the minimum 75 percent required to be elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, a process that took place early in December has a notable member of Yankees history heading for his rightful place in Cooperstown.  "The Boss before the Boss," if...

New York Yankees Famous Owner Jacob Ruppert Will Be Inducted into Baseball’s Hall of Fame
December 5th, 2012 at 10:46 AM
Jacob Ruppert, the New York Yankees owner from 1915-39, was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Pre-Integration Committee on Monday. The 16-member Pre-Integration Era Committee was comprised of Hall of Fame members Bert Blyleven, Pat Gillick, Phil Niekro and Don Sutton; major league executives Bill DeWitt, Roland Hemond, Gary...

Mickey Mantle: the Life and Legacy of a Baseball Hero Exhibit Added to the New York Yankees Museum
June 25th, 2012 at 6:30 AM
The New York Yankees Museum that is located on the Main Level at Yankees Stadium near Gate 6 is opening a new exhibit on the life and legacy of Mickey Mantle. Mantle is considered not only one of the all-time Yankee legends, but one of the greatest in baseball's illustrious history. The exhibit, which is presented by Bank of America, has artifacts donated by...

New York Yankees 100 Years of History and Tradition in Pinstripes
April 11th, 2012 at 9:55 AM
The date was April 11,1912 when the most famous uniform synonymous with winning and tradition had begun. 100 years ago to the day the New York Highlanders added pinstripes to the uniform that is now known world wide. Officially the Highlanders changed their name to the New York Yankees in 1913 and the legend was born. The addition of the pinstripes help become part...