Yankees History

The "Kirk Gibson homer" throughout Yankees history

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The Yankees catcher's pinch-hit walk-off blast on Sunday afternoon was just the eighth such homer in Yankees history. What were the others?

Nettles turns 70: Why is he not in Monument Park?

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The Yankees have barely recognized any franchise history at third base, and Nettles is an extremely deserving candidate, so what's the problem?

A look back at the 1994 Yankees

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About 20 years ago the Yankees reigned supreme as the best team in the American League before a players' strike derailed their World Series hopes. Just how good was that team?

Jays 8, Yanks 7 : Buck's crew drops third straight

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Twenty years ago today, Major League Baseball players went on strike, putting the once-promising 1994 season on hold. It never resumed.

21 GIFs to remember #21 for Paul O'Neill Day

"The Warrior" was one of the most iconic Yankees of the late-'90s dynasty.

Offense and other NYY teams lacking .300 hitters

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Since 1968 there have only been six Yankee teams that failed to produce a .300 hitter. Will the 2014 Yankees become the seventh?

Playoff teams with negative run differentials

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Taking a look back at other teams that overcame getting outscored to make the playoffs and seeing if they share commonalities with this Yankees team.

Paul O'Neill and the trade that changed everything

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On November 3, 1992 Gene Michael picked up a struggling outfielder who turned into a legend. Bad news for water coolers. Great news for the Yankees.

What people forget about the dynasty years

The late-90's teams were a joy, but that doesn't make their roster construction any better than later years in the dynasty era.

The Drew deal & the rare nature of NYY/BOS trades

The two members of one of baseball's biggest rivalries don't exchange players that often. Surprised?

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How the Hall of Fame voting changes affect Moose

"Moose" now faces an even steeper uphill climb to Cooperstown.

Joe Torre's Yankee legacy

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Joe Torre is being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday so let's take a look back at his career and impact on the Yankees.

Best & worst deals in NYY trade deadline history

Sometimes ya get Bobby Abreu, and sometimes ya get Steve Trout.

Yankees all-time All-Star team

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Just in time for All Star festivities let's take a look at an all-time Yankees All Star team.

Greatest Yankee moments in All Star History

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With the All-Star break rapidly approaching, look back at the history of the Midsummer Classic and the greatest All-Star moments from those wearing the beloved pinstripes.

First & last Yankees to wear the retired numbers

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Joe Torre's number 6 will join the set of retired numbers in Monument Park later this year, but who were the first to wear those numbers?

No Yankees honeymoon for McCann and Beltran

Marquee free agents rarely produce at a high level for the duration of their contracts, but Brian McCann and Carlos Beltran are taking it to an extreme.

For his 40th birthday, Top 40 Derek Jeter Moments

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Because where wouldn't a round number celebration be without an arbitrary list?

The woman who struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig

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The Yankees made history by facing the first female baseball player and she obliged by striking out their famous sluggers. Will that day come again?

Yankees Rookie of the Year history

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Masahiro Tanaka seems like a lock to win the AL rookie of the year award. He might also be the greatest rookie in Yankees history.

Remembering Tony Gwynn and the 1998 World Series

It would have been easy to be intimidated by the '98 Yankees, but "Mr. Padre" was definitely not affected.

Yankees GIFs: The Flip Game

The Captain returns to Oakland in his farewell season for the first time. It was the site of one of his most memorable moments, but what other funky plays occurred in that 1-0 game?

Yankees, the draft, and nepotism

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The Yankees have made a habit of drafting the younger relatives of their former players and it might not be the best draft strategy.

Saluting legendary Yankees scout Paul Krichell

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The Yankees might never have become the legendary franchise they are without the help of one brilliant scout.

The Yankees and 20+ home run hitters

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The Yankees have had a player hit 20 or more home runs during each non-strike year since 1968. Will that streak continue in 2014?

Babe, Lou, and 1928's domination of the Cardinals

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Because why should 1964 get all the love this week?

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