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That Time the Yankees Had a Mascot, and Some Replacement Ideas
March 19th, 2017 at 10:29 AM
***PHOTO1*** From 1979-1981, the Yankees employed a 7-foot tall, fuzzy team mascot named Dandy. Confined to the upper decks of Yankee Stadium, Dandy wore the bushiest mustache in club history. Watching Team USA's 4-2 comeback victory against Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic on Wednesday night, I witnessed an enthusiastic fan dressed...

Yankees: Any which Way You Can Is Just Fine, Jacoby
March 13th, 2017 at 10:10 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Yankees lineup for the 2017 season is filled with promise and power. But, there is one player who qualifies as a secret weapon, if only, he were to unleash himself. Yankees center fielder, Jacoby Ellsbury, has seen a host of adjectives applied next to his name when it appears in...

Yankees: This Week In Franchise History March 4 – March 9
March 3rd, 2017 at 11:37 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Yankees recorded several significant events during the week of March 4 thru March 9. Here a few of those that shaped both the Yankees and all of Major League Baseball. All block quotes are courtesy of National Pastime. Yankees History - March 4 2006 Yankees Spring Training, like all clubs this year,...

Box Score 3/2: So what is $70,000 a season worth today?
March 2nd, 2017 at 12:18 PM
***PHOTO1*** Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the YB Box Score, what we're reading while waiting for Rangers-Bruins tonight.Happy birthday today to Reggie Bush, Henrik Lundqvist and Corey Webster. On this date in 1927 Babe Ruth...

Yankees: Can They Bring Back the Old Bronx Bomber Reputation In 2017?
February 28th, 2017 at 4:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** Around the game of baseball, there is tons of talk about the shift and how it's used. In the city that never sleeps, however, all the talk is about the shift that will bring the Bronx Bomber image back to Yankee Stadium. Over the last few years, the Yankees have been...