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Yankees History

Yankees History: Joe Pepitone’s pop culture-making heroics from 1967

Pepitone sadly passed away earlier this week, so let’s go back and remember one of his best moments in pinstripes.

Most Surprising NYY Seasons: 2019 Mike Tauchman

In a season with so many injuries, Mike Tauchman stepped up and performed.

Most Surprising NYY Seasons: 1993 Mike Stanley

After four straight losing seasons, Stanley broke out to push the Yankees over .500 in 1993.

Most Surprising NYY Seasons: 1962 Tom Tresh

The switch-hitter burst onto the scene as a rookie shortstop before locking down a full-time role in the outfield.

Most Surprising NYY Seasons: 1961 Johnny Blanchard

Seemingly out of nowhere, Blanchard was a star from the bench for the World Series-winning 1961 Yankees.

Most Surprising NYY Seasons: 1927 Wilcy Moore

Old by rookie standards, Moore debuted in 1927 with an incredible season.

Yankees History: The 1927 Bronx Bomber who missed out on history

The 1927 season is one that goes down in Yankees’ lore, and there’s one particular player who just barely missed out on a piece of it.

Yankees History: A crazy ninth inning comeback from 1920

The Yankees had no right to win on April 26, 1920, but they somehow did.

Most Surprising NYY Seasons: 2022 Jose Trevino

A trade to the Big Apple was all Trevino needed to show the league what he was capable of.

Most Surprising NYY Seasons: 2022 Nestor Cortes

From pleasant surprise in 2021, Cortes cemented his place as a key Yankee with an All-Star level 2022.

Derek Jeter, 2012, and the end of an era for the Yankees

The Yankees’ legend had one last great season as a 38-year-old shortstop in 2012. It was the beginning of the end of a remarkable run, though.

Most Surprising NYY Seasons: 2022 Matt Carpenter

The Yankees picked the former Cardinal off the scrap heap, and he rewarded them by defying age-related decline.

Yankees at the 2017 World Baseball Classic: Dellin, Didi shine

A low-profile class of Yankees makes a big impact.

Most Surprising NYY Seasons: 2019 Gio Urshela

When he arrived in the Bronx, Gio Urshela was a nobody. In 2019, he became one of the league’s premier third basemen.

Yankee(s) at the 2013 World Baseball Classic: Canó Crush

The last Yankee to win MVP before Judge? It wasn’t A-Rod.

Most Surprising NYY Seasons: 2019 DJ LeMahieu

Signed as a utilityman, DJ LeMahieu pleasantly surprised fans with a team-leading 2019 campaign.

Yankees History: The fake-named outfielder

Depending on where you look, some box scores from the 1907 season may appear to show two different people playing the same spot.

The Yankees’ All-Time Relatives Team

From sons to brothers, let’s look at some Yankees from history who’ve had relatives also make the majors.

Yankees History: A wild ninth inning from 1916

The Yankees and Red Sox combined to produce a crazy ending to one particular 1916 game.

Yankees at the World Baseball Classic: 2009

Jeter returns, A-Rod bails, and a backstop suits up for Italy.

Most Surprising NYY Seasons: 2017 Aaron Judge

Aaron Judge burst on to the scene in 2017, putting up one of the best rookie seasons in baseball history.

From the front row in ‘94

The 1994 Yankees were a special team. I was lucky enough to watch their epic final game of the season from the best seat I have ever had.

Most Surprising NYY Seasons: 2016 Gary Sánchez

A midseason callup did his best Babe Ruth impression en route to a Rookie of the Year runner-up — in only two months.

Yankees at the World Baseball Classic: 2006

Taking a look back at how members of the ‘06 Bombers performed on the international stage.

Most Surprising NYY Seasons: 2015 Alex Rodriguez

Dogged by injuries and a suspension that forced him to sit out the year prior, no one knew what to expect from A-Rod in 2015. It happened to be a season for the ages.

Passing Through Pinstripes: Edwar Ramírez

In his brief time in pinstripes, Edwar Ramírez displayed perseverance, a wicked changeup, and the reason why we need to be careful about spring training stats.

Most Surprising NYY Seasons: 2014 Dellin Betances

The former rotation prospect eviscerated the competition in a breakout bullpen season that made him an All-Star.

Grant Jackson’s short-lived but very successful Yankees tenure

Jackson was masterful in New York after coming over at the trade deadline.

Most Surprising NYY Seasons: 2011 Bartolo Colon

Colon went from random minor league signing to important rotation piece in a fun 2011.

The football championship games held at Yankee Stadium

In honor of the Super Bowl, let’s look at the times the NFL crowned a champion in the Bronx.

Vida Blue’s Yankees debut that never was

Looking back at an eventful June game against the White Sox, way back in 1976.

Yankees History: Bob Shawkey’s wild complete-game shutout

There won’t be any performances like Bob Shawkey’s from June 13, 1920 anytime soon.