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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...

New York Yankees Sweep Doubleheader as David Phelps Shuts Down the Toronto Blue Jays
September 19th, 2012 at 10:49 PM
***PHOTO2***After New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi used six relief pitchers to secure a win in the first game of a doubleheader the Yankees needed their starting pitcher more than ever in the night cap.  Rookie David Phelps answered the call as the Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 2-1...

Ode to New York Yankees Baseball, Fourth of July and the Boss
July 4th, 2012 at 10:55 AM
Today is not only the birthday of our country, it was also the birthday of George M. Steinbrenner III, "The Boss." Steinbrenner passed away two years ago at the age of 80 and left a legacy that will span the test of time. July 4th with all the fireworks and pomp and circumstance was...

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 Yankee Derek Jeter Receives the Lou Gehrig Memorial Award
January 20th, 2012 at 8:23 AM
New York Yankee Derek Jeter was honored on Wednesday night in Tampa, Florida with the Lou Gehrig Memorial Award. This award is sponsored by the Phi Delta Theta International Fraternity which recognizes the player who best exemplify Lou Gehrig's character and integrity off the field. ***PHOTO1***   The Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino was the place to kick off the 9th Annual Derek Jeter Celebrity Golf...