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WATCH: Wish Joe Girardi a happy birthday by watching his big '96 triple!

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Yankees skipper Joe Girardi turns 50 today, so happy birthday, Joe! Celebrate by watching the finest moment of his career again--the go-ahead triple against Greg Maddux in the clinching Game 6 of the 1996 World Series. Few times in the history of New York baseball has a baseball park been louder than after Girardi's triple.

The Yankees are selling ugly Derek Jeter Christmas sweaters

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Are you missing Derek Jeter? Well now you can wear a beautiful Christmas sweater in his honor.

WATCH: Bernie's blast wins first-ever Yankees/Red Sox playoff game

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On this day in Yankees history 15 years ago, slugging center fielder Bernie Williams stepped to the plate in extra innings during Game 1 of the 1999 ALCS. It was the first time the Yankees and Red Sox had ever met in the playoffs, and it was a tense 4-4 tie. Bernie slugged reliever Rod Beck's pitch way back in center and over the wall for the second walk-off homer of his postseason career, giving the Yankees an early 1-0 ALCS lead; they would go on to beat Boston in five games, then sweep the '99 World Series over the Braves. Bern Baby Bern!

Watch: Yankees win the 1996 pennant 18 years ago today

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After not making it to the World Series since 1981, the Yankees beat the Orioles to make it back to the Fall Classic.

WATCH: Jeter's "Flip Play" saved the season 13 years ago

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On this day in Yankees history 13 years ago, the three-time defending champion Yankees were on the brink of getting swept out of the playoffs by the A's and on the road in Oakland. They held a slim 1-0 lead in the seventh, but with Jeremy Giambi on first, Terrence Long drilled a double down the line that seemed destined to tie the game. As he so often did during his 20-year career, Derek Jeter saved them with an unbelievable play, and the Yankees of course went on to both win Game 3 and the next two contest to complete the comeback, eventually winning the AL pennant. Yeah Jeets.

Hunter Strickland is no Mariano Rivera

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I mean this isn't a fair comparison since Mo is a Hall of Famer and Strickland is a rookie with seven career regular season innings pitched, but man. Mo was a monster.

WATCH: CC four-hits the O's to send the Yanks to the ALCS

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Two years ago today was the Yankees' last postseason victory, but boy, was it a thrilling one. The Orioles rebounded after a gut-wrenching Game 3 loss at the hands of Raul Ibanez's homers to take Game 4 in extra innings, so the winner-take-all Game 5 came down to Yankees ace CC Sabathia. In what might stand as the big lefty's last moment of playoff glory, he dominated Baltimore on a complete game four-hitter to clinch the ALDS victory. Man, do I miss shutdown CC.

66 years ago today: Casey Stengel hired, era of success begins

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On this day in Yankees history in 1948, Casey Stengel was the unlikely choice to become the new Yankees manager. He has never experienced much triumph as a manager before, but with the Yanks, he won seven championships and 10 AL pennants in his 12 years at the helm. Not too shabby.

WATCH: Do the "El Duque" to celebrate his 49th birthday!

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Happy 49th birthday, El Duque! Still waiting on that dance, Coney.