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New York Yankees: Joe Torre’s Hall of Fame Speech and Reaction from Cooperstown
July 27th, 2014 at 5:07 PM
Former New York Yankees legendary manager Joe Torre is one of the latest additions to the Baseball Hall of Fame as the 74-year-old was inducted in Cooperstown, New York, on Sunday. ***VIDEO1*** Of course, Torre went in as a Yankee after winning six pennants en route to four World Series titles while...

Former New York Yankees Pitcher Mike Mussina up for Hall of Fame
November 26th, 2013 at 10:41 AM
***PHOTO1*** Retired pitcher Mike Mussina, who played for the New York Yankees from 2001-2008, is on the ballot for the Hall of Fame. Many critics argue that he was good, even very good, but maybe not great for the Hall of Fame. In his eight-year stint with the Yankees, he compiled...

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...

For the First Time in 16 Years, No Players Voted into Hall of Fame
January 9th, 2013 at 2:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** For only the eighth time since its inception, the National Baseball Hall of Fame will not be voting in any new candidates.  On Wednesday, the Baseball Writers Association of America took its most glaring jab at the steroids era of baseball as no players received the minimum 75 percent of votes required to enter...

Matsui’s Historic Lumber Entrenched in Cooperstown
January 3rd, 2013 at 1:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** A chilly late Tuesday afternoon in the Bronx was the setting for the 2003 New York Yankees home opener, fresh off a 5-1 start to the season in which the Yankees averaged almost 11 runs through those first six games.  While the disappointment of Derek Jeter's dislocated shoulder on opening...

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...