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Yankees History

Yankees History: Whitey Ford’s inconspicuous debut

For someone who went on to such acclaim, Ford’s career began in a less than stellar way.

The Yankees and contract-year decisions (part two)

Looking back on the last 10 seasons of Yankees walk years.

Remembering Gaylord Perry’s brief Yankees career

We pay tribute to the pitching legend and one-time Yankee, who passed away today at age 84.

The Yankees and contract-year decisions (part one)

Looking back on the notable players Brian Cashman had to bring back or let walk.

Yankees History: Russ Ford and a very weird complete game

In a game that would only happen in the olden days of baseball, the Yankees produced a weird win in 1912.

Yankees History: Allie Reynolds does it all in one 1952 game

Reynolds put in a performance that absolutely could not happen today on July 12, 1952.

The worst pinch-hitter in Yankees history

Jim Bouton was a solid pitcher and a notable name in Yankees’ history. Good hitter, he was not.

The Yankees’ record from 2022 that you might’ve missed

You can probably remember one or two franchise records that were broken this past season, but there was another very weird one that went down as well.

The weirdest World Series-ending plays in Yankees’ history

From wild pitches to batboys getting in the way, here are some of the wildest final plays from World Series battles involving the Yankees.

How errors (and a called shot) helped the Yanks win the ‘32 title

While Babe Ruth doing a certain pointing motion is remembered, several Cubs errors help the Yankees pick up a crucial win the 1932 World Series.

Yankees History: The five most consequential World Series home runs

With the 1,000th Fall Classic home run in the books, let’s dig into Yankees World Series history to determine the biggest, per Championship Win Probability Added.

2022 and some other “streaky” Yankees teams

The 2022 Yankees were a fairly streaky team, but how do they compare to some other from franchise history.

How does Yankees/Astros compare to history’s great ALCS rivalries?

The Yankees and Astros is just the latest great ALCS rivalry for this franchise.

Gerrit Cole and the elite club of recent Yankees playoff aces

Going back a decade to CC Sabathia, the Yanks have gotten some big starts in elimination games.

The Yankees’ heart-pounding history with ALDS Game 5

Perhaps fittingly, the Yankees are 5-5 all-time in ALDS Game 5. Revisit the highs and lows with us.

Yankees History: The balk that helped the Bombers win a title

The Yankees were in a tough spot in the 1952 World Series, until a crucial balk helped them win a fourth straight title.

Remembering Luis Severino’s first ALDS start against Cleveland, five years ago

The last time Sevy took the mound against Cleveland in the postseason, the Yankees were fighting for their playoff lives.

Yankees History: Errors, unearned runs, and the play that won the 1928 World Series

One crazy play in the 1928 World Series helped the Yankees seal a second-straight title.

Yankees History: A look at some of Roger Maris’ best performances from 1961

With Maris on the mind, let’s look back at some notable efforts from his record-breaking ‘61.

The historical implications of Aaron Judge’s 2022 season

The Yankees slugger had a top 20 season all-time, and a top 10 year in Yankees’ history.

Yankees History: How the 1922 pennant was almost lost and won

The Yankees won the AL in 1922 in the end, but oh boy did they make it hard on themselves.

Aaron Judge, the 2017 Orioles, and 495 feet of awe

As Judge aims for No. 62 with the O’s in town, we can’t help but remember his most famous blow against Baltimore.

Aaron Judge’s 2018 excellence and the plunking that cast a shadow

Aaron Judge’s sophomore season was a tour de force, until it wasn’t — all thanks to Jakob Junis.

Yankees History: How to win a game by hitting just two singles

Despite collectively going 2-for-30 in a game against Boston, the 1904 Highlanders managed to win...with some help.

A decade ago today: Six hours of zany pennant-race baseball

The 2012 Yankees and Orioles, separated by one game in the standings, had a whirlwind afternoon ten years ago.

Aaron Judge’s journey to becoming the best player in baseball

The path from 32nd overall pick to best hitter in the game.

Personal recollections of recent Yankees record chases

An Aaron Judge-inspired stroll down memory lane.

Yankees History: The Ultimate Bench Guy

Jack Reed was quite the statistical anomaly when it comes to playing time.

Yankees History: The super-est utility players

With Marwin Gonzalez two positions away from playing everywhere this season, let’s look at some other Yankee who had stints all over the diamond.

Yankees History: 1908 and a horrid run of offensive ineptitude

With the Yankees struggling of late, let’s dig into the past and look at an even worse run from franchise history.

Roger Maris’ 1961 home run record chase featured both history and stress

Maris sacrificed a lot while breaking the Babe’s record and could barely enjoy his incredible season.

Yankees History: Wally Pipp’s wild walk-off

In 1920, Pipp hit a walk-off home run the hard way.