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Yankees - Notable Historical Events

Woodrow WilsonApr 10, 1913

Babe RuthDec 26, 1919

Leo DurocherJul 22, 1925

Ty CobbSep 11, 1928

Lou GehrigMay 4, 1929

Joe DiMaggioNov 21, 1934

Jackie RobinsonNov 30, 1952

Whitey FordJun 2, 1958

Roy CampanellaMay 7, 1959

Mickey MantleFeb 27, 1963

George SteinbrennerJan 3, 1973

Reggie JacksonNov 29, 1976

Rickey HendersonDec 5, 1984

Roger MarisJul 13, 1985

Darryl StrawberryJun 19, 1995

Roger ClemensMay 21, 1996

Derek JeterNov 5, 1996

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Yankees - Historical Events
Date Event
1900-11-13

Baltimore Orioles (now NY Yankees) enter baseball's American League

1903-01-09

Frank Farrell & Bill Devery purchase AL Balt franchise for $18,000 & move it to NYC (Yankees)

1903-03-12

NY Highlanders (Yankees) approved as members of AL

1903-03-22

NY Highlanders (Yankees) tickets 1st go on sale

1903-04-22

NY Highlanders (Yankees) 1st game, Senators win 3-1 before 11,950

1903-04-23

NY Highlanders (Yankees) win their 2nd game beating Wash Senators 7-2

1903-04-30

NY Highlanders (Yankees) 1st home game, (Hilltop Park-168th St & Broadway, Manhattan), they beat Wash Senators, 6-2

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

1905-04-24

Senators execute a triple-play & beat Yankees 4-3

1906-07-28

Yankees turn triple-play, beat Cleveland 6-4

1913-03-04

NY Yankees are 1st to train outside US (Bermuda)

1913-04-10

President Woodrow Wilson throws out 1st ball, Senators beat Yankees 2-1

1913-06-20

3 of 1st 4 Yankees hit-by-pitch en route to a record 6 hit batsman

1914-12-31

Colonel Jacob Ruppert & Cap Huston purchase NY Yankees for $460,000

1915-04-22

NY Yankees don pinstripes & hat-in-the-ring logo for 1st time

1916-02-15

NY Yankees buy Frank "Home Run" Baker from the Athletics for $37,500

1916-06-21

Boston Rube Forster no-hits NY Yankees, 2-0

1918-03-02

NY Yankees purchase 1st baseman George Burns from Detroit Tigers & immediately trades him to Phila A's

1918-05-04

Yankees set record with 8 sacrifices, beat Red Sox's Babe Ruth 5-4

1918-05-24

Cleveland beats Yankees 3-2 in 19th inning

1918-06-01

White Sox losing 5-4 against NY Yankees, load the bases in 9th with no outs Chick Gandil lines to Frank Baker who turns a triple play

1918-12-21

Red Sox trade Dutch Leonard, Ernie Shore & Duffy Lewis to Yankees for Ray Caldwell & Slim Love, Frank Gilhooey, Al Walters & $15,000

1919-06-28

Carl Mazes pitches a complete doubleheader against NY Yankees

1919-09-10

Indian's Ray Caldwell no-hits Yankees 3-0

1919-12-26

Yankees & Red Sox reach agreement on transfer of Babe Ruth the Yankees

1920-05-14

Giants inform Yankees that the lease allowing them to play in the Polo Grounds will not be renewed at end of 1920 season

1920-07-06

Yankees score 14 in 5th inning & beat Washington Senators, 17-0

1920-10-29

Ed Barrow appointed GM of NY Yankees

1921-02-05

Yankees purchase 20 acres in Bronx for Yankee Stadium

1921-07-12

Indians (9) & Yankees (7) combine for an AL record 16 doubles

1921-07-21

Indians (9) & Yankees (7) hit a record 16 doubles

1921-10-13

NY Giants beat NY Yankees, 5 games to 3 in 18th World Series

1922-03-06

Babe Ruth signs 3 year contract with NY Yankees at $52,000 a year

1922-05-21

Col Ruppert buys out Col Huston interest in NY Yankees for $1,500,000

1922-05-21

Ruppert buys out Huston interest in Yankees for $15 million

1922-09-05

Yankees final game at Polo Grounds (played there 7 years)

1922-09-11

Yankees play their farewell home game in Polo Grounds win doubleheader

1922-10-08

NY Giants beat Yankees, 4 games to 0, with a tie in 19th World Series

1922-10-30

Anxious to compete with the Yankees, the NY Giants pay $65,000 & 3 players for Jack Bentley (hits .349 & is 13-1 as pitcher in 1922)

1923-10-07

Yankees Everett Scott runs his consecutive-game streak to 1,138

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

1923-10-15

NY Yankees 1st World Series win beating NY Giants, 4 games to 2

1923-12-23

Yankees pitcher Carl Mays sold to Reds for $85,000

1924-09-29

Senators clinch pennant, finishing 2 games in front of Yankees

1925-04-05

Yankees whip Dodgers in exhibition 16-9 but Babe Ruth collapses in NC due to an ulcer

1925-07-22

Yankees purchase infielder Leo Durocher

1926-02-06

St Louis Browns acquire catcher Wally Schang from NY Yankees

1926-06-05

Indians triple-play Yankees & win 15-3

1926-09-25

Yankees take a doubleheader from Browns to clinch AL pennant

1926-10-10

St Louis Cards beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 23rd World Series

1927-09-05

Red Sox beat Yankees 12-11 in 18 innings

1927-09-06

Red Sox beat NY Yankees 12-11 in 18 innings at Fenway Park

1927-09-13

Waite Hoyt became only 20 game winner of 1927 Yankees

1927-10-08

NY Yankees sweep Pirates in 24th World Series

1928-09-11

Ty Cobb last hitting appearance, pops out against Yankees

1928-10-04

25th World Series begins, NY Yankees vs St Louis Cardinals

1928-10-09

NY Yankees sweep Cards in 25th World Series, Ruth hits 3 HR in game

1928-10-09

NY Yankees become 1st to sweep consecutive World Series

1929-04-16

NY Yankees become 1st team to wear uniform numbers

1929-05-04

Lou Gehrig hits 3 consecutive HRs, Yankees 11, Tigers 9

1930-10-10

Yankees announce signing Joe McCarthy to manage for 4 years

1931-02-15

Spring training site of NY Yankees in St Petersburg is renamed Miller Huggins Field in honor of the team's late manager

1931-07-28

White Sox score 11 in 8th to beat Yankees 14-12

1932-05-30

Yankees dedicate a plaque to Miller Huggins

1932-09-13

NY Yankees clinch their 7th AL pennant

1932-09-28

1932 Baseball World Series opens with the Chicago Cubs vs. NY Yankees (6-12)

1932-10-02

NY Yankees sweep Chicago Cubs in 29th World Series

1934-09-24

Idle Detroit wins pennant, as Red Sox beat Yankees 5-0

1934-11-21

NY Yankees buy Joe DiMaggio from SF Seals (Pacific Coast League)

1935-02-26

NY Yankees release Babe Ruth, he signs with Boston Braves

1936-09-05

Red Sox turn a triple-play on Yankees

1936-09-09

Yankees sweep Indians, NY clinches pennant on earliest date in history

1936-10-02

NY Yankees score World Series record 18 runs, beating Giants 18-4

1936-10-06

NY Yankees beat Giants 4 games to 2 in 33rd World Series

1937-08-06

Indians overturn Yankees' 7-6 win by a protest

1937-09-08

Yankees trailing 6-1 in 9th, score 8 to beat Boston 9-6

1937-09-23

Yankees lose 9-5 but clinch pennant when Red Sox beat Detroit

1937-10-10

NY Yankees beat Giants 4 games to 1 in 34th World Series

1938-10-09

NY Yankees sweep Cubs in 35th World Series, 3rd straight WS win

1939-06-07

Cleve Indians sets AL record of 16 inning game without striking out, however lose game 5-4 to NY Yankees

1939-06-21

NY Yankees announce Lou Gehrig's retirement after doctors reveal he has amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

1939-07-04

Yankees retire 1st uniform (Lou Gehrig #4), 1st Old Timers Day

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

1939-08-13

Yankees set AL shutout margin with 21-0 victory over A's

1939-09-16

NY Yankees clinch their 11th & 4th successive pennant

1939-10-08

NY Yankees sweep Reds in 36th World Series, 4th straight WS win

1940-04-23

NY Yankees dedicate a plaque to Jacob Rupert

1940-09-27

Yankees, lose to A's & eliminated from pennant for 1st time since 1935

1941-05-28

NY Yankees nip Wash Senators 6-5 in 1st night game at Griffith Stadium

1941-07-06

NY Yankees unveil a monument to Lou Gehrig in centerfield

1941-09-04

NY Yankees, win earliest AL pennent (full season)

1941-10-01

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

1941-10-06

NY Yankees beat Dodgers 4 games to 1, in 38th World Series

1942-02-19

NY Yankees annouce 5,000 uniformed soldiers admitted free at each of their upcoming home games

1942-10-05

St Louis Cards beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 1, in 39th World Series

1943-07-02

Indians score 12 runs in 4th inning & beat Yankees 12-0

1943-10-02

Yankees sweep 14th doubleheader of year, beating Browns, 5-1 & 7-6

1943-10-11

NY Yankees beat Cards 4 games to 1, in 40th World Series, to become 1st team to win 10 World Series

1945-01-25

NY Yankees sold by Ruppert estate to construction magnate Del Webb and partners Dan Topping and Larry MacPhail for $2.8 million

1945-07-27

Cubs purchase pitcher Hank Borowy from NY Yankees

1946-04-19

Yankees switch from 3rd base to 1st base dug out

1946-04-30

Cleve Indian Bob Feller's 2nd no-hitter beats NY Yankees, 1-0

1946-05-22

Yankees turn triple-play & defeat Tigers 5-3

1946-09-08

SF 49ers play 1st AAFC game, lose to NY Yankees 21-7

1946-12-22

Cleveland Browns beat NY Yankees 14-9 in AAFC championship game

1947-10-06

NY Yankees beat Dodgers 4 games to 3, in 44th World Series

1947-12-14

Cleveland Browns beat NY Yankees 14-3 in AAFC championship game

1948-01-29

Commissioner Happy Chandler fines the Yankees, Cubs, & Phillies $500 each for signing high school players

1949-02-07

Joe DiMaggio becomes 1st $100,000/year baseball player (NY Yankees)

1949-04-19

Yankees dedicate a plaque for Babe Ruth

1949-09-25

Despite 71 injuries, Yankees have been in 1st place all season until Red Sox move into a tie for 1st place

1949-10-09

NY Yankees beat Dodgers 4 games to 1 in 46th World Series

1950-04-18

Yankees win 15-10 after trailing Red Sox 9-0 in 6th

1950-10-07

NY Yankees sweep Philadelphia Phillies in 47th World Series

1950-12-14

Baseball owners choose Lou Perini (Braves), Phil Wrigley (Cubs), Del Webb (Yankees), & Ellis Ryan (Indians) to select new commissioner

1951-07-12

NY Yankees Allie Reynolds no-hits Cleve Indians, 8-0

1951-08-28

Braves sell pitcher Johnny Sain to the Yankees for $50,000

1952-08-25

Det Tiger Virgil Trucks 2nd no-hitter of yr, beats Yankees, 1-0

1952-09-07

NY Yankees Johnny Mize's pinch-hit grand slam gives Yanks a 5-1 win at Washington He has now HRed in all 15 major league parks

1952-10-07

NY Yankees beat Dodgers 4 games to 3 in 49th World Series

1952-10-07

Yankees tie their own record of 4 consecutive World Series wins

1952-11-30

Jackie Robinson charges NY Yankees with racism

1953-06-15

Browns end Yankees win streak at 18 & Browns 14-game losing streak

1953-10-02

Dodger Carl Erskine strikes out 14 Yankees in World Series

1953-10-05

50th World Series sees NY Yankees beat Dodgers, 4 games to 2, as NY Billy Martin's 12 hits set record; Yanks win record 5th consec WS

1953-10-28

Red Barber, resigns as Dodger sportscaster to join Yankees

1954-04-15

Yankees dedicate a plaque to Edward Barrow

1954-09-06

Yankees use a record 10 pinch hitters

1955-05-05

"Damn Yankees" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 1022 performances

1955-07-23

NY Yankees Bob Cerv & E Howard are 1st to hit consecutive pinch HRs

1955-10-04

Brooklyn Dodgers only World Series victory, beating Yankees in 7

1956-04-01

10th Tony Awards: Diary of Anne Frank & Damn Yankees win

1956-08-26

Yankees announce purchase of outfielder Enos Slaughter from KC

1956-10-15

Yankees Enos Slaughter scores from 1st on a single in World Series

1957-10-02

NY Yankees appear in their 25th World Series

1957-10-10

Braves' Lew Burdette beats Yankees for 3rd time in 1 World Series

1957-10-10

Milwaukee Braves beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 54th World Series

1957-10-19

"Damn Yankees" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 1,022 performances

1958-01-15

NY Yankees sign million dollar plus deal to show 140 games on WPIX TV

1958-06-02

Yankees pitcher Whitey Ford fans 6 in a row to tie an AL record

1958-09-14

Yankees win 24th pennant, & 9th under Casey Stengel

1958-09-20

Baltimore Oriole knuckler Hoyt Wilhelm no-hits NY Yankees 1-0

1958-10-09

NY Yankees beat Braves 4 games to 3 in 55th World Series

1958-10-09

NY Yankees appear in 9 & win 7 of last 10 World Series

1958-11-12

Bob Turley of Yankees wins Cy Young Award

1959-04-16

NY Yankees unveil their 1st message scoreboard

1959-05-07

"Roy Campanella Night" Largest baseball crowd (93,103 in LA Coliseum) sees Dodgers' Sandy Koufax beat Yankees 6-2 in exhibition

1960-09-25

NY Yankees clinch AL pennant

1960-10-13

Pirate's Mazeroski's bottom of 9th lead off HR beats NY Yankees 10-9 in game 7 of 57th World Series

1960-10-18

Casey Stengel retired by NY Yankees (won 10 pennants in 12 years)

1960-11-02

George Weiss, at 66, resigns as GM of NY Yankees

1961-10-09

NY Yankees beat Cin Reds, 4 games to 1 in 58th World Series

1962-09-25

Yankees clinch AL pennant

1962-10-16

NY Yankees appear in 12 & win 9 of last 14 World Series

1963-02-27

Mickey Mantle of NY Yankees sign a baseball contract worth $100,000

1963-10-02

Dodgers' Sandy Koufax strikes out World Series record 15 Yankees

1963-10-06

LA Dodgers sweep NY Yankees, in 60th World Series

1964-10-03

Yankees clinch their 5th straight pennant, & 29th in club's history

1964-10-07

NY Yankees make 14th appearance in last 16 & 29th in 61 World Series

1964-10-15

St Louis Cardinals beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 3 in 61st World Series

1964-10-15

NY Yankees appears in 14 & win 9 of last 16 World Series

1965-04-09

1st game at Astrodome, Houston beats Yankees 2-1 in exhibition as Mickey Mantle hits 1st indoor homerun

1965-05-16

Balt Oriole Jim Palmer's pitching debut, beats Yankees 7-5 & homers

1965-06-06

Yankees Tom Tresh bangs 3 consecutive HRs beating White Sox 12-0

1965-10-03

Whitey Ford notches #232 to become Yankees winningest pitcher

1966-05-07

Yankees fire manager Johnny Keene

1966-09-19

Mike Burke named Yankees pres

1967-04-16

Yankees beat Boston 7-6 in 18 innings

1967-06-07

NY Yankees draft Ron Blomberg #1

1968-04-30

3 Oriole pitchers walk 14 NY Yankees in a 9 inning game

1968-11-19

Yankees pitcher Stan Bahnsen wins AL Rookie of Year

1969-03-01

NY Yankees' Mickey Mantle retires

1969-09-02

Ralph Houk signs 3-year contract to manage Yankees at $65,000 a season

1970-04-12

Yankees dedicate plaques to Mickey Mantle & Joe DiMaggio

1970-04-22

Senators beat Yankees 2-1 in 18 innings

1970-07-01

Denny McLain returns, (leaves trailiing) Tigers beat Yankees in 11

1970-07-02

NY Yankees Horace Clarke breaks up a no-hitter in the 9th for 3rd time in 28 days

1970-08-08

NY Yankees honor Casey Stengel, retiring his number 37 (BTG was there)

1970-11-25

Yankees catcher Thurman Munson wins AL Rookie of Year

1971-02-10

Bill White becomes 1st black baseball announcer (NY Yankees)

1972-03-22

Yankees trade Danny Cater to the Red Sox for Sparky Lyle

1973-01-03

George Steinbrenner III buys Yankees from CBS for $12 million

1973-07-20

Chic's Wilbur Wood starts & loses both games of a doubleheader with NY Yankees, 12-2, & 7-0

1973-12-20

AL pres Joe Cronin refuses to allow Dick Williams to manage Yankees

1974-01-03

NY Yankees sign Bill Virdon as manager

1974-04-06

Yankees 1st home game at Shea Stadium, beat Indians 6-1

1974-04-19

Oriole Al Bumbry hits an inside-the-park HR against NY Yankees

1974-04-26

Yankees trade Peterson, Beene, Kline & Buskey to Indians for Chambliss, Tidrow & Upshaw

1974-08-12

Yankees Mickey Mantle & Whitey Ford become 1st team mates inducted to hall of fame on same day

1974-12-15

A's Catfish Hunter is ruled a free agent (later signs with Yankees)

1974-12-31

NY Yankees sign Jim "Catfish" Hunter for 5 yrs for a record $3.75 million

1975-08-01

Billy Martin replaces Bill Virdon as manager of NY Yankees

1976-06-15

Yankees trade May, Martinez, Pagan, MacGregor & Demsey to Baltimore for Holtzman, Alexander, Grant Jackson, Elrod Henrick & Jim Freeman

1976-06-18

Bowie Kuhn voids A's sales, totaling $35 million, of Joe Rudi & Rollie Fingers to Red Sox, & Vida Blue to Yankees

1976-10-17

Coldest World Series game Yankees vs Cincinnati, 39 degrees F (until 1997)

1976-10-21

Cin Reds sweep NY Yankees, in 73rd World Series

1976-10-28

Billy Martin named AL Manager of Year (NY Yankees)

1976-11-29

NY Yankees sign free agent Reggie Jackson to 5-year contract

1977-09-06

Angels acquire Dave Kingman from Padres for cash 9 days later Yankees buy Kingman (started with Mets) who plays in all 4 divisions in 1977

1977-09-10

Blue Jays beat Yankees 19-3 with 20 hits

1977-10-06

Yankees win AL pennant by rallying for 3 runs in 9th to beat KC Royals 5-3 in 5th & deciding playoff game

1977-10-18

NY Yankees win their 21st World Championship, 4 games

1978-06-10

Yankees trade Ken Holzman for Ron Davis

1978-07-23

Reggie Jackson returns & helps Yankees win their 5th straight

1978-07-28

At Old Timer's Game it's announced Martin will again manage Yankees

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

1978-10-17

NY Yankees beat Dodgers, 4 games to 2 in 75th World Series

1980-07-03

73,096 in Cleveland watch Indians beat Yankees 7-0

1981-10-15

NY Yankees capture 33rd AL pennant, sweeping 3 games from Oakland A's

1981-10-26

LA Dodgers beat NY Yankees, 4 games to 2 in 78th World Series

1982-07-04

Yankees bat out of order against Indians in 1st inning

1983-01-10

NY Supreme Court issues a preliminary injunction barring NY Yankees from playing season-opening series against Tigers in Denver

1983-05-30

AL Pres Lee MacPhail suspends Yankees owner George Steinbrenner for one week, for his public criticism of umpires

1983-08-18

Royals defeat Yanks, 5-4, completing "pine-tar" game (12 minutes). Hal McRae strikes out & Dan Quisenberry retires Yankees in order

1984-02-08

A's take Yankees pitcher Tim Belcher as Type A free agent compensation

1984-12-05

A's trade Rickey Henderson to Yankees for Jay Howell & Jose Rijo

1984-12-05

Yankees trade catcher Rick Cerone to Braves for pitcher Brian Fisher

1984-12-27

Padres' free agent pitcher Ed Whitson signs with NY Yankees

1985-07-13

NY Yankees retire Roger Maris (9) & Elston Howard (32) uniforms

1985-08-04

White Sox Tom Seaver is 17th to win #300, beating Yankees

1985-10-27

Billy Martin is fired by Yankees for 4th time

1986-06-08

Longest 9 inning AL game (4h16m), Balt Orioles beat Yankees 18-9

1986-07-09

Padres trade pitcher Tim Stoddard to Yankees for pitcher Ed Whitson

1987-04-11

Yankees score 12 runs in 7th inning vs KC Royals

1987-06-06

NY Yankees play their 13,000th game

1988-10-07

Lou Piniella is fired as manager of Yankees for 2nd time

1988-10-17

Dallas Green replaces Lou Pinella as manager of NY Yankees

1988-11-23

Yankees sign free agent 2nd-baseman Steve Sax to 3-year contract

1988-12-09

NY Yankees sign 12-year television contract with MSG for $500M

1989-02-26

NY Yankees announce that Tom Seaver is their new TV sportscaster

1989-06-15

Balt Orioles pull their 9th triple play (vs Yankees)

1989-06-21

Yankees trade Rickey Henderson to A's for Plunk, Cadaret & Polonia

1989-09-10

5 days after hitting a HR for Yankees in a 12-2 win over the Mariners

1990-04-09

Don Mattingly signs a $19.7 million 5-year contract with Yankees

1990-05-11

NY Yankees trade Dave Winfield to Angels for Mike Witt

1990-05-23

NY Yankees hit 6 home runs to beat Minnesota Twins 12-0

1990-07-01

Despite Andy Hawkins no-hitting White Sox, Yankees lose 4-0

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)

1990-07-30

George Steinbrenner is forced by Commissioner Fay Vincent to resign as prinicipal partner of NY Yankees

1990-08-02

Yankees rookie Kevin Maas hits his 10th home run in just 77 at bats

1990-09-09

Oakland beats NY 7-3 to complete a 12-game sweep of Yankees this year

1990-09-25

1st 8 NY Yankees hit safely vs Balt Orioles to tie record

1991-03-24

NY Yankees beat NY Mets, 9-3

1991-06-03

NY Yankees selected 19-year-old Brien Taylor, #1 in amateur draft

1991-09-11

NY Yankees final game at Baltimore Oriole's Memorial Stadium

1991-09-28

NY Yankees set record of 75 games without a complete pitched game

1991-12-10

Howard Spira sentenced to 2½ years in prison for trying to extort money from Yankees owner George Steinbrenner

1992-01-06

NY Yankees sign free agent Danny Tartabul

1992-04-04

Game 1 of Mayor Challenge - NY Yankees beat NY Mets 6-4 at Yank Stad

1992-04-05

Game 2 of Mayor Challenge - NY Yankees sweep NY Mets 6-5 at Shea

1992-05-23

NY Yankees play in their 4th straight extra inning game

1992-05-25

NY Yankees score 9 runs before 1st out in 8th inn, beat Brewers 13-7

1992-06-19

NY Yankees 1st game in Baltimore Oriole's Camden Yards

1992-12-10

NY Yankees sign free agent pitcher Jimmy Key

1993-03-01

George Steinbenner is reinstated as owner of NY Yankees

1993-04-05

73,293 see Yankees beat Indians 9-1

1993-07-27

Detroit Tiger Fryman hits for cycle but loses 12-7 to Yankees

1994-03-03

"Damn Yankees" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 510 performances

1994-04-07

NY Yankees beat Texas Rangers 18-6

1994-06-13

Don Mattingly plays 1st base 1,469 game for Yankees (2nd most)

1994-07-09

11,000th HR in NY Yankees history (Matt Nokes)

1995-03-04

Replacement NY Yankees beat NY Mets 2-1

1995-04-13

Yankees beat the Mets 2-0

1995-06-19

NY Yankees announce agreement with Darryl Strawberry

1995-08-04

Darryl Strawberry joins the NY Yankees

1995-08-06

"Damn Yankees" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 510 performances

1995-10-01

NY Yankees win 1st baseball wildcard ever

1995-10-04

Jim Leyritz homers with a man on in 15th inning to give Yankees 2-0 Division Series lead over Mariners

1995-10-07

Mariners rally from 5-0 to force Game 5 of Division Series vs Yankees

1995-10-08

Edgar Martinez drives home tying & winning runs to rally Mariners to 6-5 win in bottom of 11th to beat Yankees & win AL Division Series

1995-12-22

David Cone signs $19.5 million 3 year contract with NY Yankees

1996-03-29

NY Yankees beats NY Mets 7-3 in an exhibition game

1996-03-30

NY Mets beats NY Yankees 5-3 in an exhibition game

1996-05-12

Yankees losing 8-0 to Chicago White Sox, come back to win 9-8

1996-05-21

Red Sox pitcher Roger Clemens beats Yankees for his 200th win

1996-10-23

NY Yankees set record by coming back from 6-0 in World Series game to beat Atlanta Braves 8-6, also set record of 7th straight road win

1996-11-05

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is the unanimous choice as AL Rookie of

1997-04-13

Travis Fryman homers off R Hernandez in both games of double header 1st time since 1961 that 2 doubleheaders are played in the same city Giants vs Mets & Oakland A's vs Yankees in NY

1997-08-13

Boston Red Sox trade Mike Stanley back to the NY Yankees

1997-08-31

Don Mattingly's #23 is retired by NY Yankees

1997-09-30

1st time 3 cons HRs in post season-Raines, Jeter, O'Neill (NY Yankees)

1998-02-03

NY Yankees replace general manager Bob Watson with Brian Cashman

1998-02-06

Twins trade Chuck Knoblauch to NY Yankees for $3M & 4 minor leaguers

1998-05-17

David Wells (New York Yankees) pitches a perfect game against the Minnesota Twins

2000-10-26

NY Yankees defeat NY Mets 4-1 to win their 3rd straight World Series championship, MVP: Derek Jeter, NY Yankees

2002-05-10

Anaheim Angels crush the Chicago White Sox 19-0. The Angels join the 1923 Indians, 1939 Yankees and 1950 Red Sox as the only teams to beat two opponents by 19 or more runs in the same season

2004-10-20

Boston Red Sox come back from 0-3 to defeat the New York Yankees 4-3 to win baseball's American League

2013-09-20

Alex Rodriquez sets new MLB record with 24 Grand Slam home runs for the New York Yankees

2017-08-21

Yankees' Aaron Judge extends record strikeout streak to 37 games

2017-10-22

Astros reach World Series, top Yankees 4-0 in Game 7 of ALCS

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Yankees - Notable Birthdays

Lou GehrigJun 19, 1903

George SteinbrennerJul 4, 1930

Joe PepitoneOct 9, 1940

Reggie JacksonMay 18, 1946

Dave RighettiNov 28, 1958

Darryl StrawberryMar 12, 1962

Paul O'NeillFeb 25, 1963

Deion SandersAug 9, 1967

Derek JeterJun 26, 1974

Yankees - Birthdays
Date Event
1868-05-10

Ed Barrow, The Pride of the Yankees

1869-11-20

Clark Griffith, Mo, baseball player/manager (NY Yankees)

1881-12-25

Joseph V McCarthy, baseball manager (NY Yankees)

1882-09-28

Jack Fournier, 2nd baseman (1917-18 NY Yankees)

1883-02-12

Ludwig Stössel, The Pride of the Yankees

1883-10-05

Elsa Janssen, The Pride of the Yankees

1885-06-18

Ernie Adams, The Pride of the Yankees

1885-09-28

Wilbur 'Lefty' Good, pitcher (NY Yankees, 1905)

1887-05-08

William Adams, Damn Yankees!

1887-06-25

George Abbott, Forestville NY, producer (Damn Yankees, Pajama Game)

1890-07-30

Casey Stengel, baseball manager (Yankees (1949-60)/NY Met's 1st)

1891-05-08

Chet "Red" Hoff, pitcher (NY Yankees 1911-15), lived to 103+

1894-02-19

Herb Pennock, hall of fame pitcher (Yankees, 243 career wins)

1895-02-06

George Herman (Babe) Ruth, Baltimore, Maryland, baseball great (NY Yankees)

1895-09-28

Lawton Whitey Witt, outfielder (NY Yankees, 1922-25)

1896-11-08

Bucky Harris, baseball manager (Phillies, Yankees)

1903-04-24

Mike Michalske, NFL guard (NY Yankees, Green Bay Packers)

1903-06-19

Lou Gehrig [Henry Louis Gehrig], "Iron Horse", 1st baseman for NY Yankees (d. 1941)

1906-02-05

Veloz, The Pride of the Yankees

1907-01-23

Dan Duryea, White Plains NY, actor (Pride of the Yankees)

1907-06-28

Joe Cascarella, New York Yankees: Part 1

1908-01-01

Robert Shafer, Damn Yankees!

1908-03-21

Yolanda, The Pride of the Yankees

1909-09-15

Phil Arnold, NJ, actor (Errand Boy, Stud Lonigan, Damn Yankees)

1910-01-01

Charles Devens, New York Yankees: Part 2

1911-07-26

Jim Ogle, New York Yankees (The Movie)

1913-01-07

Johnny Mize, New York Yankees (The Movie)

1913-02-14

Mel Allen, Birmingham Alabama, American sportscaster (voice of NY Yankees)

1913-08-03

Nathaniel Frey, Damn Yankees!

1914-10-23

Frank (Bruiser) Kinard, NFL, AAFC tackle (Bkln, NY Yankees)

1914-12-02

Ray Walston, New Orleans LA, actor (My Favorite Martian, Damn Yankees)

1916-08-06

Michael Burke, sports executive (NY Yankees, NY Knicks)

1917-01-01

Shannon Bolin, Damn Yankees!

1917-07-10

Hugh Alexander, New York Yankees: Part 1

1918-06-19

Albert Linville, Damn Yankees!

1918-09-25

Phil Rizzuto, Brooklyn New York, American sportscaster/shortstop (NY Yankees-MVP 1950)

1918-10-27

Teresa Wright, NYC, actress (Eleanor Gehrig-Pride of the Yankees)

1919-03-28

Vic Raschi, New York Yankees (The Movie)

1919-07-26

Virginia Gilmore, The Pride of the Yankees

1919-08-09

Ralph Houk, baseball manager (Yankees, Tigers)

1920-03-08

Douglass Wallop, Damn Yankees!

1920-09-22

Bob Lemon, San Bernardino, California, American MLB pitcher (Cleveland Indians)/manager (NY Yankees, 1978)

1920-10-21

William Eckart, Damn Yankees!

1921-08-03

Richard Adler, NYC composer (Pajama Game, Damn Yankees)

1921-08-18

Jean Eckart, Damn Yankees!

1923-01-19

Jean Stapleton, NYC, actress (Damn Yankees, Klute, All in the Family) (d. 2013)

1923-03-23

Arnie Weinmeister, AAFC, NFL def tackle (NY Yankees, Giants)

1923-08-23

Richard Adler, composer/songwriter (Damn Yankees, Pajama Game)

1924-04-13

Stanley Donen, SC, film director/producer (Bedazzled, Damn Yankees)

1924-09-14

Jerry Coleman, 2nd baseman/sportscaster (NY Yankees, SD Padres), (d. 2014)

1925-05-12

Lawrence "Yogi" Berra, St. Louis Missouri, catcher/coach/manager (NY Yankees, Mets)

1925-05-12

Yogi Berra, New York Yankees (The Movie)

1926-01-05

Claude (Buddy) Young, NFL running back (Yankees, Texans, Colts)

1926-06-09

Roy Smalley, shortstop (Cubs, Braves, Phillies, Twins, Yankees)

1927-02-18

Luis Arroyo, New York Yankees (The Movie)

1927-06-23

Bob Fosse, Chicago Ill, choreographer/director (Cabaret, Damn Yankees)

1928-05-16

Billy Martin, baseball 2nd baseman/manager (NY Yankees, Oakland A's)

1928-05-19

Gil McDougald, New York Yankees (The Movie)

1928-10-21

Edward "Whitey" Ford, New York City New York, hall of fame pitcher (NY Yankees)

1928-12-26

Red Foley, New York Yankees (The Movie)

1929-02-22

Ryne Duren, near-sighted pitcher (NY Yankees)

1929-08-07

Don Larsen, pitcher (NY Yankees), on what must have been a perfect day

1930-06-21

Mike McCormack, NFL offensive tackle (NY Yankees, Cleveland, Phila)

1930-07-04

George Steinbrenner, Rocky River Ohio, owner (NY Yankees)/ship builder/horse owner, (d. 2010)

1930-12-18

Bill Skowron [Moose], Chicago, Illinois, MLB First baseman (NY Yankees), (d. 2012)

1930-9-19

Bob Turley, New York Yankees (The Movie)

1931-06-09

Bill Virdon, 2nd baseman (St Louis Cards)/mgr (NY Yankees)

1931-07-11

Tab Hunter, actor (Damn Yankees, Lust in the Dust, Battle Cry)

1931-07-11

Tab Hunter, Damn Yankees!

1934-08-04

Dallas Green, baseball manager (Phillies, Yankees)

1935-08-19

Bobby Richardson, SC, 2nd baseman (NY Yankees)

1935-08-19

Bobby Richardson, New York Yankees (The Movie)

1936-02-08

Cletis Boyer, 3rd baseman (NY Yankees)

1936-09-14

Stan Williams, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees, LA Dodgers)

1936-10-12

Tony Kubek, shortstop (NY Yankees)/sportscaster (NBC-TV, Madison Square Garden)

1936-12-17

Roland Sheldon, pitcher (NY Yankees)

1937-9-13

Ed Napoleon, Oakland Athletics vs. New York Yankees

1937-9-20

Tom Tresh, New York Yankees (The Movie)

1938-06-02

Gene Michael, baseball shortstop/manager/general manger (NY Yankees)

1938-07-17

Deron Johnson, New York Yankees vs. California Angels

1938-11-07

James Katt, pitcher/sportscaster (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins)

1939-02-22

Steve Barber, pitcher (Balt Orioles, NY Yankees)

1939-03-08

Jim Bouton, Newark NJ, pitcher (NY Yankees)/author (Ball Four)

1939-04-01

Phil Niekro, knuckleball pitcher (NY Yankees, Atlanta Braves)

1939-06-04

Phil Linz, baseball shortstop (NY Yankees)

1940-06-02

Horace Clarke, baseball 2nd baseman (NY Yankees)

1940-07-01

Jack Acker, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees)

1940-08-13

Tony Cloninger, New York Mets vs. New York Yankees

1940-10-09

Joe Pepitone, Brooklyn New York, MLB 1st baseman (NY Yankees)

1940-11-23

Luis Tiant, Cuba, baseball pitcher (Boston Red Sox, NY Yankees)

1942-02-08

Fritz Peterson, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees)

1942-03-09

Guy Conti, New York Mets vs. New York Yankees

1942-07-21

Mike Hegan, Cleveland, OH, MLB player (NY Yankees), (d. 2013)

1942-09-28

Grant "Mudcat" Jackson, pitcher (1972 NY Yankees, Phillies)

1943-05-22

Tommy John, New York Yankees (The Movie)

1943-09-28

Lou Piniella, outfielder/manager (NY Yankees, Seattle Mariners)

1943-10-20

Bobby Floyd, New York Mets vs. New York Yankees

1944-03-22

Matt Galante, New York Mets vs. New York Yankees

1944-06-30

Ron Swoboda, baseball outfielder/sportscaster (NY Yankees, NY Mets)

1944-07-22

Sparky Lyle, relief pitcher (NY Yankees, Cy Young)

1944-08-20

Graig Nettles, 3rd baseman (NY Yankees, SD Padres, Cleve Indians)

1944-11-07

Joe Niekro, baseball knuckler (NY Yankees)

1945-04-09

Peter Gammons, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1946-03-15

Bobby Bond, baseball player (Giants, Yankees, etc)

1946-04-08

Jim "Catfish" Hunter, major-league pitcher (A's, Yankees)

1946-05-18

Reggie Jackson, Wyncote Pennsylvania, "Mr October" baseball rightfielder (Yankees, A's)

1947-05-14

Dick "Dirt" Tidrow, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees)

1947-06-07

Thurman Munson, baseball catcher/captain (NY Yankees)

1947-07-25

Mick Kelleher, New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles

1947-08-26

Steve Riess, New York Yankees: Part 1

1948-04-19

Rick Miller, New York Yankees: Part 2

1948-05-14

Dave LaRoche, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees)

1948-08-23

Ron Blomberg, 1st baseman (NY Yankees)/1st designated hitter

1948-12-13

Ted Nugent, Detroit, guitarist (Cat Scratch Fever, Damn Yankees)

1949-05-16

Rick Reuschel, pitcher (NY Yankees)

1950-08-28

Ron Guidry, New York Yankees (The Movie)

1951-07-05

Richard "Goose" Gossage, relief pitcher (Yankees, Padres, A's)

1951-09-28

Dave Rajsich, pitcher (NY Yankees)

1951-10-03

Dave Winfield, baseball outfielder (NY Yankees, Blue Jays, Twins)

1951-11-25

Bucky Dent, all star shortstop (Chicago White Sox, NY Yankees)

1953-05-16

Rick Rhoden, pitcher (NY Yankees)

1954-04-24

Jack Blades, rock bassist (Damn Yankees-Coming of Age, Night Ranger)

1954-05-19

Rick Cerone, Newark NJ, catcher (Yankees/Red Sox/Mets/Expos)

1954-07-04

Jim Beattie, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees)

1954-11-30

Joe Kerrigan, New York Mets vs. New York Yankees

1955-05-19

Ed Whitson, pitcher (NY Yankees, SD Padres)

1955-07-03

Matt Keough, baseball player (Oakland A's, NY Yankees)

1955-11-26

Jay Howell, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees, Oakland A's)

1956-11-30

Dave Engle, New York Mets vs. New York Yankees

1956-12-12

Steve Farr, New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles

1956-12-13

Dale Berra, baseball infeilder (Pittsburgh Pirates, NY Yankees)

1957-01-16

Steve Balboni, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1957-03-01

Johnny Ray, New York Yankees vs. California Angels

1957-08-23

Mike Boddicker, New York Yankees vs. Milwaukee Brewers

1958-01-24

Neil Allen, New York Mets vs. New York Yankees

1958-01-31

Rafael Santana, shortstop (NY Mets, NY Yankees)

1958-04-03

Gary Pettis, New York Mets vs. New York Yankees

1958-09-11

Don Slaught, Long Beach CA, catcher (California Angels, NY Yankees)

1958-11-22

Lee Guetterman, Chattanooga TN, pitcher (NY Yankees, Seattle Mariners)

1958-11-28

Dave Righetti, San Jose California, baseball pitcher (Yankees, Giants)

1959-10-29

Jesse Barfield, Ill, outfielder (Blue Jays, Yankees, 1986 HR leader)

1959-12-31

Bebe Neuwirth, Princeton NJ, actress (Lilith-Cheers, Damn Yankees)

1960-01-21

Andy Hawkins, New York Yankees vs. California Angels

1960-01-29

Steve Sax, 2nd baseman (LA Dodgers, NY Yankees, Chicago White Sox)

1960-09-02

Rex Hudler, Tempe AZ, outfielder (NY Yankees, California Angels)

1960-10-30

Dave Valle, New York Yankees vs. Texas Rangers

1960-12-09

Juan Samuel, San Pedro de Macoris, infielder (NY Yankees, Blue Jays)

1960-9-16

Mel Hall, New York Yankees vs. Chicago White Sox

1961-01-29

Mike Aldrete, US baseball infielder (Oakland Athletics, NY Yankees)

1961-04-20

Don "Hitman" Mattingly, Evansville, Indiana, American MLB 1st baseman (NY Yankees/MVP 1985)

1962-03-12

Darryl Strawberry, Los Angeles California, baseball right fielder (Mets, Dodgers, Yankees)

1962-03-19

Ivan Calderon, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1962-07-25

Doug Drabek, Victoria TX, pitcher (Houston Astros, NY Yankees)

1962-10-30

Danny Tartabull, Miami FL, outfielder (NY Yankees, Chicago White Sox)

1962-11-09

Dion James, New York Yankees vs. Texas Rangers

1962-11-24

Randy Velarde, Midland TX, infielder (NY Yankees, California Angels)

1963-01-02

David Cone, KC Mo, baseball pitcher (NY Mets/Tor Blue Jays/NY Yankees)

1963-02-25

Paul O'Neill, Columbus Ohio, MLB right fielder (Cincinnati Reds, NY Yankees)

1963-03-13

Mariano Duncan, S P de Macoris Dom Rep, infielder (NY Yankees)

1963-03-22

Rich Monteleone, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1963-05-14

Pat Borders, New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Indians

1963-05-20

David Wells, Torrance CA, pitcher (Baltimore Orioles, NY Yankees)

1963-06-25

Mike Stanley, Fort Lauderdale FL, catcher (NY Yankees, Boston Red Sox)

1963-09-03

Eric Plunk, Wilmington CA, pitcher (Oakland A's, NY Yankees, Indians)

1963-09-21

Cecil Fielder, Los Angeles California, infielder (Detroit Tigers, NY Yankees)

1963-12-27

Jim Leyritz, Lakewood OH, catcher (NY Yankees)

1964-04-13

Jose Rijo, pitcher (NY Yankees, Cin Reds)

1964-04-19

Scott Kamienicki, pitcher (NY Yankees)

1964-08-10

Andy Stankiewicz, Inglewood CA, infielder (NY Yankees, Montreal Expos)

1964-08-13

Jay Buhner, Nassau TX, outfielder (Seattle Mariners, NY Yankees)

1964-10-05

Terry Mathews, New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles

1964-10-14

Joe Girardi, Peoria IL, catcher (NY Yankees)

1964-11-10

Kenny Rogers, Savannah GA, pitcher (Texas Rangers, NY Yankees)

1964-11-16

Dwight Gooden, Tampa FL, pitcher (NY Yankees, NY Mets)

1965-04-24

Mike Blowers, Wurlzburg Germany, infielder (NY Yankees, LA Dodgers)

1965-05-29

Charlie Hayes, Hattisburg MS, 3rd baseman (Pittsburgh Pirates, NY Yankees)

1965-07-24

Joe Oliver, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1965-08-09

Ezra Polley, Georgetown Kentucky, pitcher (NY Yankees)

1965-10-06

Ruben Sierra, Rio Piedras Puerto Rico, outfielder (NY Yankees)

1966-01-16

Jack McDowell, Van Nuys CA, pitcher (NY Yankees, White Sox, Indians)

1966-02-15

Melido Perez, Dominican/US baseball pitcher (NY Yankees)

1966-08-10

Gerald Williams, New Orleans LA, outfielder (NY Yankees)

1966-08-10

Gerald Williams, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1966-11-17

Jeff Nelson, Baltimore MD, pitcher (NY Yankees)

1966-11-25

Mark Whiten, Pensacola FL, outfielder (Atlanta Braves, NY Yankees)

1966-11-25

Mark Whiten, New York Yankees vs. Cleveland Indians

1966-12-30

Kevin Long, New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles

1966-9-10

Riccardo Ingram, New York Yankees vs. Minnesota Twins

1967-04-09

Graeme Lloyd, Australia, pitcher (NY Yankees, Milwaukee Brewers)

1967-04-09

Graeme Lloyd, New York Yankees vs. New York Mets

1967-06-02

Mike Stanton, Houston Texas, pitcher (NY Yankees, Boston Red Sox)

1967-08-09

Deion Sanders, Fort Myers Florida, NFL cornerback/wide reciever and MLB player (Dallas Cowboys and NY Yankees)

1967-09-19

Jim Abbott, Flint, Michigan, American MLB pitcher (California Angels, NY Yankees)

1967-09-22

Matt Howard, Fall River MA, infielder (NY Yankees)

1967-09-29

Dave Silvestri, St Louis MO, infielder (NY Yankees, Montreal Expos)

1967-12-07

Tino Martinez, Tampa FL, 1st baseman (Seattle Mariner, NY Yankees)

1968-02-02

Scott Erickson, New York Yankees vs. New York Mets

1968-02-26

J T Snow, Long Beach CA, infielder (NY Yankees, California Angels)

1968-02-28

J T Snow, US baseball 1st baseman (NY Yankees, California Angels)

1968-04-15

Billy Brewer, Fort Worth Texas, pitcher (NY Yankees)

1968-07-07

Chuck Knoblauch, Houston Texas, shortstop (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins)

1968-09-13

Bernie Williams, San Juan Puerto Rico, outfielder (NY Yankees)

1968-11-06

Chad Curtis, Marion IN, outfielder (NY Yankees, Detroit Tigers)

1969-01-08

Brian Boehringer, St Louis MO, pitcher (NY Yankees)

1969-02-06

Bob Wickman, Green Bay WI, pitcher (Chicago White Sox, NY Yankees)

1969-08-01

Kevin Jarvis, Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees

1969-09-25

David Weathers, Lawrencburg TN, pitcher (Florida Marlins, NY Yankees)

1969-10-02

Matt Walbeck, New York Yankees vs. Anaheim Angels

1969-10-12

Jose Valentin, New York Mets vs. New York Yankees

1969-11-29

Mariano Rivera, Panama City Panama, pitcher (NY Yankees)

1969-9-25

David Weathers, New York Mets vs. New York Yankees

1970-02-06

Mark Hutton, Adelaide Australia, pitcher (NY Yankees)

1971-01-12

Andy Fox, Sacramento CA, infielder (NY Yankees)

1971-02-19

Miguel Batista, New York Yankees vs. New York Mets

1971-07-01

Jamie Walker, Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Yankees

1972-06-15

Andrew Pettitte, Baton Rouge LA, pitcher (NY Yankees)

1972-06-15

Ramiro Mendoza, Los Santos Panama, pitcher (NY Yankees)

1973-03-06

Terry Adams, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1974-06-26

Derek Jeter, Pequanock NJ, shortstop (NY Yankees, Rookie of Year 1996)

1975-02-14

Damaso Marte, New York Yankees vs. Los Angeles Dodgers

1975-02-18

Chad Moeller, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1975-06-18

Felix Heredia, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1976-06-27

Chris Woodward, Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees

1976-9-15

Matt Thornton, Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees

1977-01-03

A.J. Burnett, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1977-01-28

Lyle Overbay, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1977-03-18

Fernando Rodney, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1977-06-03

Travis Hafner, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1977-12-10

Dan Wheeler, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1977-9-25

Wil Nieves, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1978-12-17

Alex Cintron, Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Yankees

1978-9-19

Nick Johnson, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1980-08-19

Lance Cormier, Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Yankees

1980-08-28

T.J. Beam, New York Mets vs. New York Yankees

1980-10-20

José Veras, Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Yankees

1981-01-18

Brandon Fahey, Baltimore Orioles vs. New York Yankees

1982-02-17

Brian Bruney, New York Yankees vs. New York Mets

1982-03-26

Brendan Ryan, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1982-10-12

Casey McGehee, Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees

1983-04-08

Eric Patterson, Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees

1983-9-11

Jacoby Ellsbury, Los Angeles Angels vs. New York Yankees

1984-01-30

Jeremy Hermida, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

1986-03-06

Francisco Cervelli, Boston Red Sox vs. New York Yankees

Yankees - Notable Weddings

Lou GehrigSep 29, 1933

George SteinbrennerMay 12, 1956

Yankees - Weddings
Date Event
1933-09-29

NY Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig (30) weds Eleanor Twitchell in New Rochelle, New York

1956-05-12

NY Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner (25) weds Elizabeth Joan Zieg

2010-12-11

Actress Joanna Garcia (32) weds New York Yankees` Nick Swisher (31) at Breakers Hotel & Resort in Palm Beach, Florida

Yankees - Divorces
Date Event
2008-07-07

Cynthia Rodriguez (35) divorces New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez (32) due to long period of infidelity and emotional abandonment after 6 years of marriage

Yankees - Notable Deaths

Babe RuthAug 16, 1948

Roger MarisDec 14, 1985

Mickey MantleAug 13, 1995

George SteinbrennerJul 13, 2010

Yankees - Deaths
Date Event
1929-09-25

Miller Huggins, manager (NY Yankees), dies from blood poisoning at 49

1939-01-13

Jacob Ruppert, CEO (NY Yankees, 1915-39), dies

1943-04-06

Peter Du Rey, The Pride of the Yankees

1947-11-26

Ernie Adams, The Pride of the Yankees

1948-01-30

Herb Pennock, pitcher (NY Yankees)/GM (Phillies), dies

1948-08-16

Babe Ruth, Baseball legend (NY Yankees), dies in NY at 53

1948-08-16

Babe Ruth, The Pride of the Yankees

1953-12-15

Ed Barrow, The Pride of the Yankees

1955-10-27

Clark Griffith, baseball player/manager (NY Yankees), dies at 85

1968-05-09

Phil Arnold, actor (Skidoo, Errand Boy, Damn Yankees), dies at 58

1968-06-07

Dan Duryea, actor (Pride of the Yankees), dies of cancer at at 60

1970-01-14

John J "Johnny" Murphy, US baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), dies at 61

1972-08-13

George Wiess, General Manager (NY Yankees), dies at 78

1973-07-26

Mike Burke, Pres (NY Yankees)/dir (Madison Sq Garden), dies

1974-05-18

Daniel R Topping, US owner (NY Yankees), dies at 61

1978-01-13

Joseph V McCarthy, baseball manager (NY Yankees), dies at 96

1980-12-14

Elston Howard, MVP catcher (NY Yankees), dies at 59

1981-02-27

Veloz, The Pride of the Yankees

1981-06-19

Robert Shafer, Damn Yankees!

1985-03-01

Albert Linville, Damn Yankees!

1985-04-01

Douglass Wallop, Damn Yankees!

1985-12-14

Roger Maris, HR hitter (61 in 61, NY Yankees), dies of cancer at 51

1986-03-28

Virginia Gilmore, The Pride of the Yankees

1987-06-17

Dick Howser, mgr (NY Yankees & KC Royal), dies of brain cancer at 51

1987-11-27

Babe Herman, The Pride of the Yankees

1988-10-14

Vic Raschi, New York Yankees (The Movie)

1989-02-17

Lefty Gomez, pitching great (NY Yankees), dies at 80

1991-03-09

Jim Hardin, former Baltimore Orioles, New York Yankees and Atlanta Braves pitcher (b. 1943)

1992-04-23

Deron Johnson, New York Yankees vs. California Angels

1992-06-15

Eddie Lopat, pitcher (NY Yankees), dies at 73

1992-10-22

Red Barber, sportscaster (Dodgers, Yankees), dies at 84

1993-04-22

Mark Koenig, baseball shortstop (NY Yankees), dies at 88

1993-04-22

Mark Koenig, The Pride of the Yankees

1993-06-02

Johnny Mize, New York Yankees (The Movie)

1993-09-06

Jean Eckart, Damn Yankees!

1993-11-12

Bill Dickey, HOF baseball catcher (NY Yankees, 1928-46), dies at 86

1995-01-31

George Abbott, playwright/actor/producer (Damn Yankees), dies at 105

1995-02-01

George Abbot, director (Damn Yankees), dies at 107

1995-03-24

Yolanda, The Pride of the Yankees

1995-08-13

Mickey Mantle, baseball great (NY Yankees), dies of cancer at 63

1996-06-16

Mel Allen, American sportscaster (NY Yankees), dies at 83

1997-12-03

Steve Hamilton, pitcher (NY Yankees), dies of cancer at 63

2000-01-24

William Eckart, Damn Yankees!

2000-11-25

Hugh Alexander, New York Yankees: Part 1

2002-05-22

Joe Cascarella, New York Yankees: Part 1

2003-08-13

Charles Devens, New York Yankees: Part 2

2003-12-27

Ivan Calderon, New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox

2005-01-30

Jim Ogle, New York Yankees (The Movie)

2008-07-12

Bobby Murcer, center fielder for the New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants, and Chicago Cubs from 1965-1983(b. 1946)

2008-07-14

Red Foley, New York Yankees (The Movie)

2008-10-15

Tom Tresh, New York Yankees (The Movie)

2010-07-11

Bob Sheppard, New York Yankees and New York Giants announcer (b. 1910)

2010-07-13

George Steinbrenner, American businessman and owner of the New York Yankees, dies from heart attack at 80

2010-11-28

Gil McDougald, New York Yankees (The Movie)

2011-12-15

Andy Carey, third baseman for 1950s New York Yankees, dies at 80

2012-02-24

Terry Mathews, New York Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles

2013-03-30

Bob Turley, New York Yankees (The Movie)

2015-03-31

Riccardo Ingram, New York Yankees vs. Minnesota Twins

2015-09-22

Yogi Berra, New York Yankees (The Movie)


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