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Although he’s best known as the first DH, we should remember Ron Blomberg’s pure talent as well.
A look at some records that each player certainly isn’t proud of, with some context applied.
Yankees players have set some memorable records. These aren’t among them, but they’re pretty cool in their own right.
Despite the tiresome debates, old school and new school stats are often in line with each other — not in these cases.
Just as pitchers and catchers were reporting to spring training, the sport’s best team added the sport’s best pitcher to its roster.
Yankees players at all positions have had monster seasons. These aren’t among them.
Yankees players have had some remarkable individual seasons. These aren’t among them.
Aaron Judge’s size has often been viewed as problematic due to an increased chance of injury - it shouldn’t be.
Aaron Judge hasn’t been as injury-prone as he’s often portrayed, and the Yankees should extend his contract regardless of his health history.
The New York Black Yankees typically resided at the bottom of the standings, but in 1936, they hung tough with some of the best ever.