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Yankee - Notable Historical Events

Babe RuthSep 24, 1919

Lou GehrigSep 27, 1923

Joe LouisJun 25, 1935

Joe DiMaggioMay 3, 1936

Ted WilliamsApr 20, 1939

Yogi BerraOct 2, 1947

Ezzard CharlesSep 27, 1950

Mickey MantleApr 17, 1951

Whitey FordJul 20, 1956

Pat SummerallDec 14, 1958

Roger MarisJun 19, 1961

Joe PepitoneMay 23, 1962

Kathy WhitworthJul 18, 1965

Willie RandolphDec 11, 1975

Carl YastrzemskiSep 12, 1979

Dave RighettiNov 30, 1981

Rickey HendersonSep 25, 1985

Billy JoelJun 22, 1990

Deion SandersJul 17, 1990

George SteinbrennerAug 20, 1990

Darryl StrawberryJul 28, 1996

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Yankee - Historical Events
Date Event
1806-06-05

1st trotter to break 3 minute mile (Yankee)

1853-10-12

John Morrissey wins boxing title, when Yankee Sullivan leaves ring after 36th round to slug Morrissey's fans

1864-08-15

Off New England coast, CSS Tallahassee captures 6 yankee schooners

1903-04-27

1st Highlander (Yankee) shut-out, Phila A's win 6-0

1903-06-16

1st Highlander (Yankee) shut-out victory 1-0 over White Sox

1904-06-21

Boston Herald tells of Red Sox trade "Dougherty as a Yankee," 1st known reference to NY club as Yankees (became Yankees in 1913)

1904-09-09

Boston Herald again refers to NY baseball club as Yankees, when it reports "Yankees take 2," Yankee name not official till 1913

1906-09-21

Yankee 1st baseman Hal Chase's 22 put-outs ties record

1912-08-15

Yankee Guy Zinn sets record by stealing home twice in a game

1913-01-08

Frank Chance becomes Yankee manager

1914-08-03

Yankee catcher Nunamaker throws out 3 would be stealers in 1 inning

1914-09-12

Yankee shortstop Roger Peckinpaugh, 23, becomes youngest manager

1917-04-24

Yankee lefty George Mogridge no-hits Red Sox 2-1 at Fenway

1919-08-14

Yankee Muddy Ruel hits into a triple-play

1919-09-24

Babe Ruth sets season homer mark at 28 off of Yankee Bob Shawkey

1920-05-01

Babe Ruth's 1st Yankee HR & 50th of career, out of Polo Grounds

1921-02-05

Yankees purchase 20 acres in Bronx for Yankee Stadium

1921-08-25

Yankee pitcher Harry Harper hits 3 batters in an inning tying record

1921-09-26

Yankee Ruth hits HRs 57 & 58 to beat Indians 8-7

1921-10-02

NY Yankee Babe Ruth hits then record 59th HR

1922-05-03

Mayor Hylan closes streets for building of Yankee Stadium

1922-05-05

Construction begins on Yankee Stadium (Bronx)

1923-04-18

74,000 (62,281 paid) on hand for opening of Yankee Stadium

1923-09-04

NY Yankee Sad Sam Jones no-hits Phila A's, 2-0

1923-09-27

NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits 1st of his 493 HRs

1923-10-10

NY Giants & NY Yankees become 1st teams to play each other for 3 consecutive World Series, also 1st played at Yankee Stadium

1925-04-17

NY Yankee Babe Ruth has ulcer surgery

1925-05-05

Yankee Everett Scott is benched, ending his 1,307-game playing streak

1925-06-02

NY Yankee Lou Gehrig begins his 2,130 consecutive game streak

1925-07-23

NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits his 1st of 23 career grand slammers

1927-05-16

NY Yankee Bob Meusel steals 2nd, 3rd & home

1927-08-16

1st HR hit out of Comiskey Park Chicago (NY Yankee Babe Ruth)

1927-09-02

Rumour starts that Yankee Lou Gehrig will be traded to Tigers

1927-09-09

Tony Lazzeri Day at Yankee Stadium

1927-11-03

Rodgers & Hart's musical "Connecticut Yankee" premieres in NYC

1928-06-12

NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits 2 triples & 2 HRs to be White Sox 15-7

1929-05-19

Cloudburst causes stampede in Yankee Stadium crushes 2 people to death

1930-03-08

Babe Ruth signs 2-year contract for $160,000 with NY Yankee GM Ed Barrow, wrongly predicts "No one will ever be paid more than Ruth"

1930-05-21

NY Yankee Babe Ruth hits 3 consecutive homers

1930-05-22

Yankee "Bronx Bombers" hit 14 HRs in a game

1930-09-18

NY Yankee pitcher Red Ruffing hits 2 HRs to beat St Louis Browns, 7-6

1931-04-12

Joe McCarthy debuts as NY Yankee manager

1932-08-13

Yankee pitcher Red Ruffing homers & wins game 1-0 in 10 tying

1933-04-25

NY Yankee Russ Van Atta shuts out Washington Senators 16-0

1934-06-06

Yankee Myrl Hoag hits 6 singles in one game

1934-06-25

NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits for the cycle beating White Sox 11-2

1934-09-24

2,500 fans see Babe Ruth's farewell Yankee appearance at Yankee Stadium

1934-09-30

Babe Ruth's final game as a Yankee, goes 0 for 3

1935-06-25

Joe Louis defeats Primo Carnera at Yankee Stadium

1936-05-03

NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio makes his major-league debut, gets 3 hits

1936-10-04

Record 66,669 at Yankee Stadium for 4th game of World Series

1937-06-03

Josh Gibson HR's just 2 feet below rim of Yankee Stadium (580' drive)

1938-05-30

Yanks sweep Red Sox 10-0 & 5-4 in front of 83,533 at Yankee Stadium

1938-06-22

Joe Louis KOs Max Schmeling at 2:04 of 1st round at Yankee Stadium

1938-07-10

"Yankee Clipper" completes 1st passenger flight over Atlantic

1939-01-17

Ed Barrow is elected Yankee president succeeding deceased J Ruppert

1939-04-20

Ted Williams' 1st hit (off of Yankee Red Ruffing) a double

1939-07-11

7th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 3-1 at Yankee Stadium, New York NY Yankee/AL maanager Joe McCarthy starts 6 Yankees

1939-07-25

NY Yankee Atley Donald sets AL rookie record with 12 consecutive win

1939-07-26

Yankee catcher Bill Dickey hits 3 consecutive HRs

1939-08-30

NY Yankee Atley Donald pitches a baseball a record 94.7 mph (152 kph)

1940-07-28

Yankee Charlie Keller hits 3 HRs to beat White Sox 10-9

1941-07-17

NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio's 56-game hitting streak ends in Cleveland

1941-08-01

NY Yankee Lefty Gomez walks most (11) in a shutout (Yanks 9, St L 0)

1941-10-01

Yankees beat Dodgers 3-2 at Yankee Stadium in opener of World Series

1943-02-17

NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio, enlists into the US army

1943-10-19

Yankee 2nd baseman Joe Gordon announces retirement (hates NY)

1944-05-09

Joe McCarthy returns as Yankee manager after an illness

1946-05-24

Bill Dickey replaces Joe McCarthy as Yankee manager

1946-05-28

1st night game at Yankee stadium (Senators 2, Yanks 1)

1946-09-02

Johnny Neun replaces Bill Dickey as Yankee manager

1947-04-27

Babe Ruth Day celebrated at Yankee Stadium & through out US

1947-07-16

Bobo Newsom wins 200th game, 1st as a Yankee & Yanks 18th straight In nightcap Vic Rashi extends streak to 19

1947-09-01

NY Giants 183-185 HR of year breaks Yankee mark of 182 in 1936

1947-09-29

Record World Series crowd of 73,365 at Yankee Stadium ($325,828)

1947-10-02

Yankee Yogi Berra becomes 1st to pinch hit a World Series homer

1948-06-13

Babe Ruth's final farewell at Yankee Stadium, he dies Aug 16th

1948-10-12

Casey Stengel takes over as Yankee manager

1950-09-15

For a record 6th time, NY Yankee Johnny Mize hits 3 HRs in one game

1950-09-27

Heavyweight champ Ezzard Charles defeats Joe Louis in 15 in Yankee Stadium, Bronx NY.

1951-04-17

NY Yankee Mickey Mantle's 1st game, he goes 1 for 4

1951-05-03

NY Yankee Gil McDougald is 5th to get 6 RBIs in an inning (9th)

1951-07-08

Yankee Joe DiMaggio & mgr Casey Stengel feud

1951-11-08

NY Yankee Catcher Yogi Berra wins 1st of his 3 MVP awards

1951-11-15

NY Yankee Gil McDougald wins AL Rookie of Year

1953-05-22

Yankee Irv Noren hits into a triple-play, Yanks beat Wash 12-4

1955-01-29

John Williams Cox buys Yankee Stadium, sells grounds to Knights of Columbus, later leaves structure to Rice University (1962)

1955-04-14

Elston Howard becomes the 1st black to wear the Yankee uniform

1955-06-05

NY Yankee Mickey Mantle hits 550' HR off Chicago Billy Pierce

1955-09-16

Yankee Mickey Mantle pulls a hamstring muscle running out a bunt

1956-01-27

NFL's NY Giants switches games from Polo Grounds to Yankee Stadium

1956-05-30

Mickey Mantle misses by 18" hitting 1st HR out of Yankee Stadium

1956-05-31

Mickey Mantle HR just misses clearing Yankee Stadium's roof

1956-07-20

Yankee pitcher Whitey Ford ties AL record of 6 straight strike-outs

1956-12-18

Phil Rizzuto signs as NY Yankee radio-TV announcer

1957-04-20

Yankee Bill Skowron becomes 3rd player to hit a ball out of Fenway

1958-12-14

Pat Summerall kicks game winning field goal for the New York Giants against the Cleveland Browns at Yankee Stadium

1959-04-22

Yankee Whitey Ford strikes-out 15, beating Senators, 1-0 in 14 innings

1959-05-11

Yankee catcher Yogi Berra's errorless streak of 148 games ends

1960-07-13

29th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 6-0 at Yankee Stadium, New York

1960-08-19

The first commercial atomic energy reactor, owned by the Yankee Atomic Electric Company, achieves a self-sustaining nuclear reaction in Rowe, Deerfield River, Massachusetts

1960-09-10

NY Yankee Mickey Mantle hits 643' HR over right field roof in Detroit

1960-10-20

Ralph Houk, 41, replaces Casey Stengel as Yankee manager

1961-06-19

NY Yankee Roger Maris hits his 25th of 61 HRs

1962-04-10

NY Yankee Mickey Mantle hits his 375th HR

1962-05-23

Joe Pepitone 2nd Yankee to hit 2 HRs in 1 inning (Joe DiMaggio)

1962-06-24

Jack Reed's 22nd-inning HR wins longest NY Yankee game in history

1963-05-22

Mickey Mantle hits a ball off Yankee Stadium's facade

1963-11-07

NY Yankee Elston Howard is 1st black ever voted AL MVP

1964-07-19

Ruth Jessen wins LPGA Yankee Women's Golf Open

1964-08-20

Yankee Phil Linz plays harmonica on bus despite Yogi Berra's orders

1965-07-18

Kathy Whitworth wins LPGA Yankee Golf Open

1965-07-20

NY Yankee pitcher Mel Stottlemyre hits an inside-the-park grand slam

1965-09-18

Mickey Mantle Day at Yankee Stadium: Mantle play his 2,000th game

1966-07-24

Gloria Ehret/Judy Kimball wins LPGA Yankee Women's Golf Open

1966-07-25

Yankee manager Casey Stengel elected to Hall of Fame

1966-09-22

Only 413 show up at a Yankee Stadium game

1966-09-25

Smallest Yankee stadium crowd, 413 see White Sox win 4-1

1966-12-08

A terrible Yankee trade, Roger Maris for Card's Charlie Smith

1967-04-14

Yankee Stadium, Elston Howard singles on a 3-2 pitch

1967-05-13

NY Yankee Mickey Mantle hits career HR #500 off Stu Miller

1967-05-30

Yankee Whitey Ford, nearing 41, announces his retirement from baseball

1967-07-30

Clifford Ann Creed/Margie Masters wins Yankee Ladies' Team Golf Champ

1968-08-25

NY Yankee outfield Rocky Colavito pitches 2 2/3 innings & beats Tigers 6-5; he played right field in 2nd game & homered

1969-09-02

NY Yankee Joe Pepitone is reinstated

1972-08-08

NY Yanks sign 30-year lease to play in remodeled Yankee Stadium

1973-03-05

Yankee pitchers Peterson & Kekich announce they swapped wives

1973-04-06

Yankee Ron Blomberg becomes 1st designated hitter, he walks

1973-04-19

Steinbrenner replaces Mike Burke with Gabe Paul as Yankee president

1973-09-30

Yanks close 50th year at Yankee Stadium losing 8-5, Ralph Houk resigns as manager

1973-10-23

Yankee GM & pres Lee MacPhail named AL president

1975-12-11

Great Yankee trade getting Willie Randolph, Dock Ellis & Ken Brett from Pirates for George "Doc" Medich

1976-04-15

Yankee stadium reopens, Yanks beat Twins after trailing 4-0

1976-10-21

NY Yankee Thurman Munson ties World Series mark of 6 straight singles

1977-04-21

Billy Martin pulls Yankee line-up out of a hat, beats Blue Jays 8-6

1977-06-30

Yankee DH Cliff Johnson hit 3 consecutive HRs in Toronto

1977-07-19

48th All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 7-5 at Yankee Stadium, NY

1977-08-27

Toby Harrah & Bump Wills hit back-to-back inside-the-park-homers off Yankee Ken Clay at Yankee Stadium, Rangers won 8-2

1977-08-28

NY Yankee Ron Guidry faces just 28 men & beats Texas Rangers 1-0

1977-09-05

Cleveland Indians stage 1st "I hate the Yankee Hanky Night"

1977-09-17

Dave Kingman hits his 1st Yankee homer, Reggie hits 2 more

1978-06-17

Ron Guidry sets Yankee record with 18 strike-outs

1978-07-02

Pitcher Ron Guidry sets Yankee record of 13-0 start

1978-07-24

Billy Martin resigns as Yankee manager after "one is a born liar the other a convicted one" comment about Steinbrenner & Jackson

1978-07-25

Bob Lemon replaces Billy Martin as Yankee manager

1978-07-29

On Old Timer's Day, NY Yankees announce that Billy Martin will return as NY Yankee manager in 1980 & Bob Lemon will become GM

1978-08-27

Yankee Catfish Hunter's 6-2 win gives him a perfect 6-0 in Aug 1978

1978-09-04

NY Yankee pitcher Ron Guidry wins his 20th (on way to 25-3 season)

1978-11-01

NY Yankee Ron Guidry unanimously wins AL Cy Young Award

1979-06-18

Billy Martin becomes Yankee manager (2nd time), replacing Bob Lemon

1979-09-12

Red Carl Yastrzemski gets his 3,000th hit off Yankee Jim Beattie

1979-09-16

Catfish Hunter Day at Yankee Stadium

1979-10-29

Billy Martin fired as Yankee manager (2nd time)

1980-08-20

NY Yankee Bob Watson hits Seattle Kingdome speaker, 2nd straight day

1980-09-20

Bronze plaque dedicated to memory of Thurman Munson at Yankee Stadium

1980-12-15

NY Yankee Dave Winfield becomes highest-paid player, 10 years $15M

1981-05-04

Yankee Ron Davis strikes out 8 consecutive Angels, ran record of 13 strikeouts of last 14 faced, also saved Gene Nelsons 1st win, 4-2

1981-09-06

Bob Lemon named NY Yankee manager for 2nd time

1981-10-28

NY Yankee George Frazier loses 3 World Series games

1981-11-30

NY Yankee Dave Righetti wins AL Rookie of Year Award

1982-04-26

Gene Michael becomes NY Yankee manager for 2nd time

1982-08-03

Clyde King replaces Gene Michaels as NY Yankee manager

1982-11-26

Clyde King named Yankee manager

1983-01-11

Billy Martin named NY Yankee manager for 3rd time

1983-06-20

NY Yankee Bobby Murcer retires

1983-07-04

NY Yankee Dave Righetti no-hits the Red Sox

1983-08-04

While warming up before 5th inning Yankee Dave Winfield accidentally kills a seagull

1983-08-07

Bobby Murcer Day at Yankee Stadium

1983-12-16

Yogi Berra named Yankee manager for 2nd time

1984-07-04

NY Yankee Phil Niekro is 9th to strikeout 3,000

1984-08-05

Lou Pinella Day at Yankee Stadium

1984-08-07

Jim Deshales becomes 1,000th playing Yankee

1984-09-30

NY Yankee Don Mattingly wins AL batting crown with .343 avg

1985-04-28

Billy Martin named NY Yankee manager for 4th time

1985-09-25

Rickey Henderson steals Yankee record 75th base of season

1985-10-06

Yankee Phil Niekro becomes 18th pitcher to win 300 games & also at 46 becomes oldest to pitch a shut-out beating Toronto 8-0

1985-10-17

Lou Piniella named NY Yankee manager

1985-11-20

NY Yankee Don Mattingly easily wins AL MVP

1986-05-03

NY Yankee Don Mattingly is 6th to hit 3 sacrifice flies in a game

1986-10-03

Soviet Yankee-class sub sinks off NC, 3 die

1987-09-29

NY Yankee Don Mattingly hits record 6th grand slam of year

1987-10-19

Woody Woodward resigns as NY Yankee GM, Lou Piniella is named GM & Billy Martin is named NY Yankee manager for 5th & final time

1988-06-04

Rickey Henderson steals 2 bases for record 249 as a NY Yankee

1989-04-01

1st NY Met-NY Yankee game in NYC since 1983, Yanks win 4-3

1989-04-04

NY Yankee Tommy John ties record of playing 26 seasons, his 287th win puts him 19th overall as Yanks beat Twins on opening day 4-2

1989-05-24

NY Yankee hurler Lee Gutterman sets record of pitching 30-2/3 innings before giving up his 1st run of season

1989-06-21

Carlton Fisk becomes AL catcher HR hitter, 307th at Yankee stadium

1989-07-12

NY Yankee pitching great Ron Guidry retires (170-91 .651, 3.29 ERA)

1989-08-04

Blue Jays Dave Steib's perfect game broken up in 9th with 2 outs by NY Yankee Roberto Kelly

1989-08-18

Bucky Dent replaces Dallas Green as NY Yankee manager

1989-10-13

Bob Quinn resigns as NY Yankee VP/GM & replaced by Harding Peterson

1990-06-06

Stump Merrill replaces Bucky Dent as NY Yankee manager

1990-06-12

NY Yankee reliever Dave Righetti becomes 9th to record 200 saves

1990-06-21

At Yankee Stadium rally, Nelson Mandela dons a NY Yankee baseball cap & proclaims "I am a Yankee!"

1990-06-22

Billy Joel performs a concert at Yankee Stadium

1990-07-01

NY Yankee Andy Hawkins throws no-hitter in Comiskey Park, losing 4-0

1990-07-06

After pitching a no-hitter lose, NY Yankee Andy Hawkins pitches a complete 12 inn game & loses 2-0

1990-07-12

Chicago White Sox Melido Perez no-hits Yankees 8-0 in a rain shortened 6 inning game at Yankee Stadium (7th no-hitter of 1990)

1990-07-17

NY Yankee Deion Sanders hits an inside park homer

1990-07-19

Dave Raghetti pitches in his 499th game as a NY Yankee, passing Whitey Ford in most appearances as a NY Yankee

1990-08-03

NY Yankee Kevin Mass sets record with 10th HR in 1st 72 at bats

1990-08-06

NY Yankee Kevin Mass sets record with 11th HR in 1st 86 at bats

1990-08-07

NY Yankee Kevin Mass sets record with 12th HR in 1st 92 at bats & becomes 21st to hit a ball into 3rd deck of Seattle's Kingdome

1990-08-11

NY Yankee Kevin Maas is fastest to get 13 HRs (110 at bats)

1990-08-19

NY Yankee Kevin Mass is quickest to reach 14 HRs (approx 128 at bat)

1990-08-20

Gene Michael names NY Yankee VP/GM replacing Harding Peterson

1990-08-20

George Steinbrenner steps down as NY Yankee owner

1990-08-20

NY Yankee Kevin Mass is quickest to reach 15 HRs (approx 132 at bat)

1990-09-10

1st time in NY Yankee history they are completely swept season series, Oakland A's beat them 12 games to 0

1990-09-13

Robert E Nederlander appointed NY Yankee managing general partner

1991-02-28

Don Mattingly named 10th NY Yankee Captain

1991-05-13

Yankee Stadium fans sing "Like a Virgin" to Jose Canseco

1991-06-18

Yankee pitchers pick-off 3 Toronto Blue Jays

1991-06-19

NY Yankee Steve Howe records his 1st major league save since 1987

1991-07-19

With NY Yankee victory, 10 of 14 AL teams are at .500 or better

1991-07-25

Seattle Jay Buhner hits a 479' HR in Yankee Stadium

1991-07-29

Yankee Stadium fans throw cups & blowup dolls at Jose Canseco

1991-10-29

Buck Showalter replaces Stump Merrill as NY Yankee manager

1991-12-19

NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe arrested for cocaine possession

1991-12-31

Daniel R McCarthy elected NY Yankee managing general partner

1992-03-06

Yankee pitcher Pascual Perez suspended for 1 year due to cocaine

1992-03-22

Joseph A Molloy elected NY Yankee general partner

1992-05-30

NY Yankee Scott Sanderson becomes 9th to beat all 26 teams

1992-06-08

NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe is banned from baseball for 7th time

1992-07-24

Faye Vincent reinstates Yankee owner George Steinbrenner (eff 3/1/93)

1992-11-12

NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe is reinstated for 8th time

1993-07-22

NY Yankee Don Mattingly hits his 200th HR

1993-07-23

NY Yankee Mark Hutton is 1st Australian to be a starting pitcher, He beats Angels 5-2; Yanks, Red Sox, Blue Jays 3 way tie for 1st

1993-09-04

Jim Abbott pitches 4-0, no-hit win over Indians at Yankee Stadium

1994-04-04

Largest Opening Day crowd at Yankee Stadium, 56,706

1994-07-23

Don Mattingly becomes 6th NY Yankee to get 2,000 hits

1995-09-03

NY Yankee Tony Fernandez hits for the cycle

1996-05-01

Gerald Williams is 1st NY Yankee since 1934 to get 6 hits in a game

1996-05-08

NY Yankee Dwight Gooden wins his 1st AL game beating Tigers 10-3

1996-05-14

NY Yankee Dwight Gooden no-hits Seattle Mariners 2-0

1996-07-06

Yankee John Weteland sets record of 20th cons saves en route to 24

1996-07-14

NY Yankee John Weteland sets record of 24 consecutive saves

1996-07-28

NY Yankee Darryl Strawberry hits his 300th HR

1996-09-28

NY Yankee Jim Leyitz is 2nd catcher to wear a hockey mask

1996-10-05

NY Yankee Bernie Williams switch hits HRs in a post season game

1996-10-22

NY Yankee Bernie Williams hits record tying 7th post season HR, as Yanks tie record of 6th straight post season road win (en route to 8)

1997-07-10

Hideki Irabu makes his debut as a NY Yankee, he beats Tigers 10-3

1997-09-21

NY Yankee Cecil Fielder hits his 300th HR

2008-07-16

79th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-3 at Yankee Stadium, New York

2008-09-21

The final home game is played at Yankee Stadium against the Baltimore Orioles.

2010-05-08

The last piece of Yankee Stadium falls in the Bronx, New York, marking the end of the two year demolition process.

2013-08-05

Alex Rodriquez, New York Yankee MLB player, is banned for 211 games for using human growth hormones

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Yankee - Notable Birthdays

James CagneyJul 17, 1899

Joe DiMaggioNov 25, 1914

Mickey MantleOct 20, 1931

Roger MarisSep 10, 1934

Yankee - Birthdays
Date Event
1860-04-29

Alfred G. Robyn, The Yankee Consul

1864-11-19

George Barbier, Yankee Doodle Dandy

1871-04-24

Blanche Ring, The Yankee Girl

1871-08-08

Sam Appel, Yankee Don

1871-08-09

J.R. Lockwood, Yankee Doodle in Berlin

1877-03-07

Bothwell Browne, Yankee Doodle in Berlin

1886-05-09

Francis Biddle, The Magnificent Yankee

1886-08-14

Charles Leahy, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

1886-12-20

Fred Tyler, The Yankee Clipper

1887-11-28

Louis A. Hirsch, Yankee Doodle Dandy

1899-07-17

James Cagney, New York City, NY, American actor (Yankee Doodle Dandy)

1904-05-03

Charles "Red" Ruffing, NY Yankee pitcher, hitter (1930-46)

1906-05-28

Robert Buckner, Yankee Doodle Dandy

1906-06-04

Richard Whorf, actor/director (Yankee Doodle Dandy, Keeper of Flame)

1907-06-06

Bill Dickey, NY Yankee hall-of-fame catcher (1928-43)/manager (1946)

1907-11-13

Yankee Chang, The Second Greatest Con Artist in the World

1910-02-22

Laurel Lee Hamilton, Yankee Doodle in Berlin

1910-11-14

Rosemary DeCamp, Yankee Doodle Dandy

1910-11-14

Tony Cirillo, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

1911-04-05

Goddard Lieberson, They Said It with Music: Yankee Doodle to Ragtime

1912-07-17

Irene Manning, Yankee Doodle Dandy

1913-01-25

Armand Deutsch, The Magnificent Yankee

1913-04-04

Frances Langford, Yankee Doodle Dandy

1914-11-25

"Joltin'" Joe DiMaggio, Yankee Clipper (56 game hitting streak), (d. 1999)

1916-07-20

Nan McFarland, The Magnificent Yankee

1919-02-02

Allie Reynolds, NY Yankee pitcher (1952 AL ERA leader (2.07))

1919-03-25

Jeanne Cagney, Yankee Doodle Dandy

1922-07-06

June Millarde, Yankee Doodle Dandy

1925-01-26

Joan Leslie, Detroit, actress (High Sierra, Yankee Doodle Dandy)

1925-01-26

Joan Leslie, Yankee Doodle Dandy

1925-03-01

Al Rosen, Spartanburg SC, 3rd baseman (AL MVP 1953)/NY Yankee pres

1925-11-21

Loretta Daye, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

1926-08-12

Douglas Croft, Yankee Doodle Dandy

1927-08-22

Lou Colombo, Yankee Dollar

1929-02-23

Elston Howard, Yankee catcher (1st black NY Yankee/1963 AL MVP)

1930-06-27

Volker Vogeler, Yankee Dudler

1931-06-09

Patsy Parsons, Yankee Doodle Dandy

1931-10-20

Mickey Mantle, NY Yankee, home run slugger (1956 Triple Crown)

1934-09-10

Roger Maris, Hibbing, Minnesota, Yankee, HR champ (61 in 1961, AL MVP 1960, 1961), (d. 1985)

1938-05-13

Zane Cronjé, Yankee Zulu

1938-09-20

Tom Tresh, NY Yankee (1962 AL Rookie of Year)

1940-05-11

Ulf Miehe, Yankee Dudler

1940-05-15

Paul Rudd, Boston Mass, actor (Conn Yankee in King Arthur's Court)

1941-11-13

Mel Stottlemyre, Wash, pitcher (NY Yankee)/pitching coach (NY Met)

1943-05-22

Tommy John, pitcher (Yankee/Dodger)

1943-08-28

Lou Pinella, Yankee manager (1969 AL rookie of the year)

1944-12-15

Stan Bahnsen, pitcher (NY Yankee, 1968 AL Rookie-of-year)

1947-07-05

Joe Robinson, Damn Yankee Day

1948-12-26

Chris Chambliss, 1st baseman (NY Yankee)

1950-08-28

Ron "Louisiana Lightning" Guidry, Yankee pitcher (Cy Young 1978)

1950-10-01

Craig Gardner, Yankee Zulu

1960-02-07

Luke Yankee, Conversations on Craft

1970-04-11

Danielle Chambers, Yankee Doodle Do or Die

1976-02-03

Daddy Yankee, The Benchwarmers

1977-02-03

Daddy Yankee, reggaeton singer/rapper.

Yankee - Notable Weddings

Joe DiMaggioJan 14, 1954

Yankee - Weddings
Date Event
1954-01-14

NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio weds actress Marilyn Monroe (27) in her 2nd marraige at San Francisco City Hall

Yankee - Notable Deaths

Lou GehrigJun 2, 1941

James CagneyMar 30, 1986

Yankee - Deaths
Date Event
1924-05-13

Louis A. Hirsch, Yankee Doodle Dandy

1935-10-18

Alfred G. Robyn, The Yankee Consul

1941-06-02

Lou Gehrig, 1st baseman (NY Yankee), dies of ALS in Riverdale NY at 37

1945-07-19

George Barbier, Yankee Doodle Dandy

1947-06-18

Sam Appel, Yankee Don

1947-12-12

Bothwell Browne, Yankee Doodle in Berlin

1948-12-17

J.R. Lockwood, Yankee Doodle in Berlin

1957-09-19

Harold Worthington, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

1960-01-24

John Miljan, actor (Charlie Chan in Paris, Yankee Clipper), dies at 66

1960-05-03

Fred Tyler, The Yankee Clipper

1961-01-13

Blanche Ring, The Yankee Girl

1961-03-16

Seymour Felix, Yankee Doodle Dandy

1963-10-24

Douglas Croft, Yankee Doodle Dandy

1970-01-19

Hal March, actor (Atomic Kit, Outrage, Yankee Pasha), dies at 49

1975-09-29

Casey Stengel, NY Yankee manager (1949-60), dies in Glendale at 85

1979-08-02

Thurmon Munson, NY Yankee, killed in a plane crash at Akron Oh at 32

1982-02-05

Dolores Moran, actress (Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies at 56

1982-06-14

Cliff Hartley, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

1984-12-07

Jeanne Cagney, Yankee Doodle Dandy

1986-01-01

Emmet Lavery, The Magnificent Yankee

1986-03-30

James Cagney, actor (Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies in NY at 86

1986-12-18

George Amy, Yankee Doodle Dandy

1988-01-03

William Cagney, Yankee Doodle Dandy

1989-07-13

Ulf Miehe, Yankee Dudler

1989-12-24

Yankee Chang, The Second Greatest Con Artist in the World

1989-12-25

Billy Martin, NY Yankee manager, killed in a car accident at 61

1995-08-23

Loretta Daye, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court

2001-02-20

Rosemary DeCamp, Yankee Doodle Dandy

2004-05-28

Irene Manning, Yankee Doodle Dandy

2005-04-16

Volker Vogeler, Yankee Dudler

2005-07-11

Frances Langford, Yankee Doodle Dandy

2005-08-13

Armand Deutsch, The Magnificent Yankee

2006-10-26

Patsy Parsons, Yankee Doodle Dandy

2011-04-16

Zane Cronjé, Yankee Zulu

2012-03-03

Lou Colombo, Yankee Dollar

2015-10-12

Joan Leslie, Yankee Doodle Dandy


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