Happy birthday, Mickey Mantle!


On this day in history 83 years ago, one Mickey Charles Mantle entered this world, and a Yankees legend was born. He was okay at this baseball thing.

Pinstripe Alley reaches 3,000 Facebook followers!


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WATCH: A-Rod nearly gets run over by the Dallas Cowboys!


Well, we've heard about cowboys chasing after horses before, but nothing about them chasing after centaurs. The times they-are-a-changin'.

First look of 2014 International Signee Juan De Leon


The sixteen year old ranked #2 and #5 on the Baseball America and lists for best international prospects for 2014. The video was shot at the Yankees fall instructs and come courtesy of fangraphs.

On this day 39 years ago, Reggie Jackson crushed the Dodgers with 3 homers


October 18, 1977: Reggie Jackson sent Yankee Stadium into a frenzy by slugging three homers in one World Series game. In the clinching Game 6 of the '77 World Series, Reggie took Dodgers pitching deep three times, becoming the first player to hit three homers in a World Series game since Babe Ruth in 1928. Not bad, Reggie.

WATCH: Derek Jeter career highlights video montage


Stumbled across this nicely-put together video montage of Derek Jeter's career highlights. It hits on pretty much every big moment, so check it out!

Will history repeat itself tonight for Joe Buck with a pennant-winning walk-off?


As mentioned earlier, it was 11 years ago today that the Yankees won the 2003 AL pennant via an unforgettable Aaron Boone walk-off homer. Tonight, the Giants and Cardinals are tied at 3-3 in Game 5 of the NLCS in San Francisco. If the Giant can walk it off, history will repeat itself with a pennant-clinching walk-off. Can they do it?

WATCH: Richardson snares McCovey's liner, Yanks win '62 World Series


On this day in Yankees history 52 years ago, the situation was grim. Ralph Terry was clinging to a 1-0 lead with two outs in the ninth inning of Game 7 of the 1962 World Series, and runners were on second and third for future Hall of Famer Willie McCovey. Tying run on third, winning run on second. McCovey made sharp contact. Gulp. Fortunately, McCovey's liner went straight into second baseman Bobby Richardson's glove, and the Yankees successfully repeated as World Series champions. Phew. It was the Yanks' 20th title, and it broke Peanuts creator Charles Schulz's heart. Oh well.

WATCH: Aaron "Bleepin'" Boone sinks Red Sox, sends Yanks to 2003 World Series


On this day in Yankees history 11 years ago, Aaron Boone etched his name alongside Bucky Dent in hated New England lore with his crushing 11th inning walk-off homer in Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS against the Red Sox. Trailing by three and five outs from elimination, the Yanks had battled back against Pedro Martinez (with an assist from Grady Little) to tie at 5-5 in the eighth. Three scoreless Mo innings later: Euphoria.

WATCH: Jeter falls into stands making catch, '01 Yanks complete ALDS comeback


On this day in Yankees history 13 years ago, Derek Jeter made a tremendous catch leaning into the stands to catch a foul ball against the Oakland A's. The ALDS had shifted back to the Bronx after the Yankees stunned the A's by surging from the brink of elimination to winning both games in Oakland, partially on the strength of Jeter's "Flip" play. Back at roaring Yankee Stadium, the Yankees completed the comeback by beating Oakland, 5-3. They were the first team to ever win a best-of-five series after losing the first two games at home. Ah, the dynasty years.