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Yanks - Notable Historical Events

Babe RuthMay 6, 1915

Walter JohnsonMay 11, 1919

Lou GehrigJul 31, 1930

Joe DiMaggioJun 24, 1936

Ted WilliamsNov 3, 1942

Yogi BerraSep 11, 1956

Mickey MantleSep 29, 1956

Roger MarisDec 11, 1959

Joe PepitoneAug 29, 1969

George BrettOct 6, 1978

Reggie JacksonAug 11, 1980

Nolan RyanJun 11, 1990

Rickey HendersonMay 1, 1991

Tim RainesSep 30, 1997

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Yanks - Historical Events
Date Event
1903-06-25

Yanks & White Sox end deadlocked at 6-6 in 18

1903-08-16

Tigers play a home game in Toledo Ohio, Yanks win 12-8

1904-10-10

Yanks 2 games out play 1st place Red Sox on final day doubleheader 41 game winner Chesbro loses 1st game & chance at pennant

1906-07-02

Yanks win by forfeit for the 1st time

1906-09-03

Yanks win 2nd game on a forfeit over A's; 2nd forfeit win

1907-06-12

Yanks commit 11 errors & lose 14-6 to Tigers

1908-10-06

Yanks lose 100th game of year go 51-103 for season

1911-09-20

Yanks set team record 12 errors in a double header

1911-09-29

Yanks steal 15 bases & get 13 walks, beating Browns 16-12; with a major-league record 6 stolen bases in 1 inning

1912-10-01

Yanks lose game #100 en route to a 50-102 season

1912-10-05

Yanks win final game at Hilltop stadium

1913-05-10

Yanks commit 8 errors & still beat Tigers 10-9 in 10 innings

1913-06-13

Yanks win 13th game of year after losing 36 games

1915-01-11

Col Jacob Ruppert & Col Tillinghast Huston purchase Yanks for $460,000

1915-05-06

Red Sox Babe Ruth pitching debut & 1st HR, loses to Yanks 4-3 in 15

1915-06-23

Yanks get record 16 walks & 3 wild pitches beat A's Bruno Hass, 15-0

1916-06-18

Yanks score in every inning but 8th to beat Indians 19-3 in baseball

1916-08-26

Yanks turn triple-play beating Browns 10-6

1917-04-11

Babe Ruth beats NY Yanks, pitching 3-hit 10-3 win for Red Sox

1919-05-11

Yanks' Jack Quinn & Senators' Walter Johnson, 12 inning 0-0 tie

1919-05-12

Yanks & Senators play 2nd straight extra inning tie, 4-4 in 15

1919-07-17

Yanks 21 hits, Browns 17 hits Browns win 7-6 in 17, on squeeze play

1920-06-20

Yanks win protest of 1-0 White Sox win & game is replayed

1920-07-25

Red Sox turn triple-play, but Ruth's 35th HR leads Yanks to 8-2 win

1920-08-08

Tigers beat Yanks 1-0 in shortest AL game, 73 minutes

1920-08-16

Ray Chapman, of Indians is hit in head by Yanks' Carl Mays pitch; he dies next day, only major league fatality

1920-08-17

In memory of Ray Chapman (died Aug 16), Yanks cancel game with Indians

1921-06-13

Yanks' pitcher Babe Ruth hits 2 HRs beating Tigers 11-8

1921-09-27

Yanks beat Indians 21-7 in Polo Grounds

1921-10-05

1st World Series radio broadcast, Yanks beat Giants 3-0

1921-10-06

Fewest hits in World Series Game, 5, Yanks (3) beat Giants (2), 3-0

1922-09-30

Yanks clinch pennant #2, beating Boston 3-1

1922-10-05

Yanks & Giants play an infamous 3-3 tie World Series game

1923-05-02

Senator Walter Johnson pitches his 100th shutout, beats Yanks 3-0

1923-07-20

Yanks hit into a triple-play but beat A's 9-2

1923-09-11

After a single, Red Sox Howard Ehmke retires next 27 Yanks

1923-09-28

Yanks slaughter Red Sox 24-4

1923-10-12

NY Giant's Casey Stengel HR beats Yanks 1-0 in World Series

1924-06-13

Yanks win by forfeit over Tigers, their 3rd forfeit win

1925-07-04

A's Lefty Grove beats Yanks Herb Pennock 1-0 in 15 innings

1926-09-11

Yanks' Bob Meusel ties record with 3 sacrifice flies

1926-09-26

Shortest double header, Yanks lose 6-1 in 72 minutes & lose again 6-2 in 55 minutes to Browns. Yanks had already clinched pennant

1926-10-06

Babe Ruth hits 3 HRs in a World Series game, Yanks beat Cards 10-5

1927-06-08

Tony Lazzeri hits 3 HRs Yanks beat White Sox 12-11

1927-09-13

Yanks clinch pennant, Ruth hits 2 HRs (52 en route to 60)

1927-09-22

Yanks Earle Coombs hits 3 triples

1927-09-24

Yanks set record of 106 victories

1928-04-19

Yanks are out of 1st place for 1st time since May 1926

1928-05-24

Record 12 future Hall of Famers take the field, as Yanks beat A's 9-7

1928-05-26

A's commit 7 errors & lose to Yanks 7-4

1928-07-26

Yanks score 11 runs in 12th beating Tigers 12-1

1928-07-29

Cleve Indians score 17 in 1st 2 inns to beat Yanks 24-6 at Dunn Field they also set a record with 24 singles in 1 game

1928-09-28

NY Yanks clinch pennant #6

1928-09-29

Yanks (17) Tigers (28) set 9 inning hit record (45)-Tigers win 19-10

1929-08-04

Indians, in 9th with 2 outs score 9 to beat Yanks 14-6

1929-09-24

Yanks Tom Zachary ends season 12-0

1930-06-21

Ruth hits 3 HRs as Yanks blow 6-0 lead in 7th & lose 15-7

1930-07-31

Lou Gehrig grand slams as Yanks beat Red Sox 14-13

1931-06-06

Yanks turn triple-play but lose 7-5 to Indians

1931-09-24

Round-robin playoff among NYC's 3 major league teams, to raise money for unemployed, concludes with Brooklyn losing to both Giants & Yanks

1932-05-16

Yanks 4th straight shutout to equal record set by Cleveland & Boston

1932-06-03

Lou Gehrig is 1st to hit 4 consecutive HRs; Yanks beat A's 20-13

1932-07-03

1st Sunday game at Fenway Park, Yanks beat Red Sox 13-2

1932-07-09

Yanks' Ben Chapman hits 2 inside-the-park HRs, tying record

1933-05-27

Trailing 11-3, Yanks score 12 runs in 8th & beat White Sox 15-11

1933-06-03

A's score 11 runs in 2nd, Yanks score 10 in 5th & win 17-11

1933-08-03

Yanks are shut out for 1st time after 308 games (since Aug 2, 1931)

1933-09-23

Yanks commit 7 errors in 1 game but beat Boston 16-12

1935-04-27

Yanks pull a 1st inning triple-play & beat Phila A's 9-8

1935-06-01

Yanks set solo HR record with 6 beat Boston 7-2

1936-05-24

Tony Lazerri 2 grand slams (11 RBIs); Ben Chapman sets record by reaching 1st 7 times safely, Yanks beat A's 25-2

1936-06-07

Yanks beat Indians 5-4 in 16; longest game without a strikeout

1936-06-24

Joe DiMaggio becomes 5th to hit 2 HRs in 1 inn, Yanks beat Browns 18-4

1936-10-03

Yanks set new attendance record of 64,842 in 3rd game of World Series

1937-10-15

Rather than accept any trade offers, the Yanks release Tony Lazzeri

1938-05-30

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

1938-07-31

NY Yanks suspend Jake Powell, after he said on Chicago radio he'd "hit every colored person in Chicago over head with a club"

1938-08-27

Yanks Monte Pearson no-hits Indians 13-0, DiMaggio hits 3 triples

1938-09-18

Despite losing a double header, Yanks clinch pennant #10

1938-10-06

Yanks Lefty Gomez sets record of 6 World Series wins without a loss

1939-05-02

Lou Gehrig ends 2,130 consecutive game streak, Yanks beat Tigers 22-2

1939-06-28

Yanks hit 13 HRs, sweep A's 23-2 & 10-0

1939-09-03

Yanks beat Red Sox on a forfeit, their 4th forfeit win

1939-09-08

Yanks beat Red Sox 4-1 in 7, game called because of lightning

1941-05-15

Joe DiMaggio starts 56-game hitting streak; Yanks lose 13-1

1941-05-28

1st night game at Wash DC, Griffith stadium (Yanks 6, Senators 5)

1941-07-20

Yanks beat Tigers 12-6 in 17

1941-08-01

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

1941-09-04

Yanks beat Red Sox 6-3 & clinch their 12th & earliest pennant

1941-10-05

Mickey Owens drops a 3rd strike, Tom Hendrick reaches 1st safely - would have been last out, instead Yanks score 4 & win 7-4

1942-02-05

Braves get Tommy Holmes from Yanks for Buddy Hassett & Gene Moore

1942-09-14

Yanks clinch pennant #13

1942-10-03

NY Yanks Frank Crosetti shoves ump Bill Summers in World Series, he is fined $200 & suspended for 1st 30 days of 1943 season

1942-11-03

Despite Ted Williams winning Triple Crown, Yanks Joe Gordon wins AL MVP

1943-09-14

Yanks clinch pennant #14

1944-06-26

Yanks, Dodgers & Giants play unique 6 inn game for War Bonds, each playing successive innings, final score Dodgers-5, Yanks-1 & Giants-0

1944-08-17

Yanks Johnny Lindell ties record with 4 consecutive doubles in a game

1944-09-29

Browns last in AL attendance, only 6,172 watch them sweep Yanks in DH

1945-01-25

Dan Topping, Del Webb & Larry MacPhail purchase NY Yanks for $2.8 mil

1945-04-10

NFL's Boston Yanks & Brooklyn Tigers merge

1945-06-16

Boo Ferriss loses to Yanks 3-2 after starting his career with 8 wins

1946-05-10

Red Sox win 15th straight beat Yanks 5-4, DiMaggio hits Grand Slam

1946-05-28

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

1946-06-09

66,545 fans help Yanks break million attendance mark, the earliest

1946-09-24

Yanks set season attendance record of 2,309,029 besting 1929 Cubs

1947-06-29

Yanks beat Senators 3-1 starting a 19 game win streak

1947-07-16

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

1947-07-18

Tigers shut out Yanks 2-0, end 19 game win streak

1947-09-03

Yanks get 18 singles to beat Red Soxs 11-2

1947-09-15

Yanks clinch pennant #15

1947-09-30

Yanks beat Dodgers 5-3-largest WS crowd 73,365-1st WS televised

1948-03-29

Yanks & Red Sox tie at 2-2 in 17, spring training game

1948-09-24

Yanks, Boston & Cleveland are tied for 1st place in AL (91-56)

1949-10-02

Yanks & Red Sox, tied for 1st place, play final game of season. Yanks win 5-3 & clinch pennant #16

1949-10-19

Yanks trade Joe Gordon to Cleveland for Allie Reynolds

1950-06-20

Joe DiMaggio's 2,000th hit, Yanks beat Indians 8-2

1950-06-23

Yanks & Tigers hit record 11 HRs, Tigers win 10-9

1950-07-19

NY Yanks obtain their 1st black players, Elston Howard & Frank Barnes

1950-09-29

Yanks clinch 2nd consecutive pennant under Casey Stengel

1950-10-07

Yanks win 13th world championship sweeping Phillies

1951-09-28

Allie Reynolds' 2nd no-hitter of 1951; Yanks clinch pennant #18

1951-10-09

Gil McDougald's World Series grand slam helps Yanks beat Giants 13-1

1951-10-10

Yanks beat Giants 4 games to 2 in World Series, DiMaggio's final game

1951-11-04

NY Giants & NY Yanks score back-to-back TDs on kickoff returns

1952-01-19

NFL takes control of NY Yanks

1952-01-24

1st NFL team in Texas, Dallas Texans formerly NY Yanks

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

1952-09-26

Yanks clinch 4th straight & 19th AL pennant, beating A's 5-2

1952-12-12

Dallas Texans (former Boston Yanks) play last game, last original team

1953-05-17

Yanks & Browns use record 41 players in a game

1953-05-22

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

1953-06-14

Yanks sweep Indians 6-2, 3-0 before 74,708 win streak at 18 straight

1953-06-16

Despite Johnny Mize 2,000th hit, Yanks lose ending 18 game win streak & also ending St Louis Brown 14 game losing streak

1953-09-04

Yanks become 1st team to win 5 consecutive championship

1953-09-14

Yanks clinch 5th straight pennant with 8-5 win over Indians

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

1954-08-31

Indians beat Yanks 6-1 for record tying 26 wins in August (1931 A's)

1954-09-12

Indians sweep Yanks at Municipal Stadium; largest AL crowd (86,563)

1954-09-24

Yanks tie a record, 3 of their pinch hitters strike out in 1 inning

1954-09-26

A's defeats Yanks 8-6 in last game franchise will play in Phila

1954-11-18

Yanks trade Woodling, Byrd, McDonald, Triandos, Miranada & Smith to Orioles for Turley, Larsen & Hunter as part of an 18 player deal

1954-12-01

Yanks send Miller, Segrist, Leppert & 2 minors to Orioles for Blayzka, Kryhoski, Johnson, Fridley & Del Guercio (completing 18 player deal)

1955-09-23

Yanks clinch pennant by beating Red Sox, 3-2

1955-09-28

1st World Series color TV broadcast on NBC-TV (Yanks beat Dodgers)

1955-10-20

Yanks begin 16-game exhibition in Japan

1956-08-25

To make room for Enos Slaughter, NY Yanks release Phil Rizzuto

1956-09-11

Yanks Yogi Berra ties career record for HRs (236) by a catcher

1956-09-17

Yanks clinch pennant #22 on Mantle's 50th homer of year

1956-09-21

Yanks set dubious record, stranding 20 men on base Mantle hits a 500' plus homer but Red Sox win 13-9 in Fenway

1956-09-29

Yanks Mickey Mantle hits his 52nd HR of season

1956-10-03

Sal Maglie & Dodgers defeat Yanks 6-3 in opening game of World Series

1956-10-10

On Skowron's grand slammer NY Yanks beat Dodgers 9-0 in series game 7

1957-05-16

Yanks involved in Copacabana Incident, leads to Billy Martin trade

1957-06-15

Yanks trade Billy Martin & Ralph Terry for Ryne Duran

1957-12-07

Tony Kubek of the Yanks selected as AL Rookie of the Year

1958-05-02

Yanks threaten to broadcast games nationwide if NL goes ahead with plans to broadcast, games into NYC

1958-12-05

Phils drop plans for NY sportcast as Yanks threat to do same in Phila

1959-05-20

Yanks sink to last place, 1st time since May 25, 1940

1959-12-11

Yanks trade Marv Thronberry, Don Larsen, Hank Bauer & Norm Seibern for Roger Maris, Kent Hadley & Joe Deaestri

1960-10-03

Yanks win 8-7, ending season on a 15 game win streak, & record 193 HRs

1961-09-20

Roger Maris hits home run # 59 & barely misses # 60 in game 154 of the season. Yanks clinch pennant #26

1961-10-09

World Series scoreless pitching streak Yanks beat Reds 4 games to 1

1962-10-16

Yanks (20th championship) beat SF Giants 4 games to 3 in World Series

1962-10-17

Yanks beat Giants for 20th world championship

1963-06-20

1st Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 6-2

1963-09-13

Jim Bouton's 20th win clinches Yanks 28th pennant

1964-08-24

2nd Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks beat Mets 6-4

1964-10-17

Yanks fire Manager Yogi Berra

1964-11-02

CBS purchases 80% of Yanks for $11,200,000, later buys remaining 20%

1965-05-03

3rd Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 2-1 in 10

1966-06-27

4th Mayor's Trophy Game; Yanks beat Mets 5-2

1967-06-21

Yanks take 5-3 lead in 11th & lose 6-5, in 2nd game Red Sox lead 3-2 in 9th & Yanks beat them 6-3

1967-07-12

5th Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 4-0

1967-07-26

Twins beat Yanks 3-2 in 18

1967-08-29

Yanks longest day, Red Sox take 1st game 2-1 in 9, Yanks win 2nd game in 20, 4-3 a total of 8 hours & 19 minutes

1967-10-04

1st World Series since 1948 not to feature Yanks, Giants or Dodgers

1968-05-27

6th Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 4-3

1968-06-03

Yanks turn 21st triple-play in their history lose 4-3 to Twins

1968-08-23

Yanks & Tigers play 3-3 tie in 19 due to 1 AM curfew

1969-04-07

Ted Williams begins managing Wash Senators, they lose to Yanks 8-4

1969-08-29

Joe Pepitone quits Yanks after being fined $500 for leaving the bench

1969-09-29

7th Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 7-6

1970-06-04

Yanks Horace Clarke breaks up a no-hitter in the 9th for the 1st of 3 times in 28 days

1970-06-19

Yanks Horace Clarke breaks up a no-hitter in the 9th for the 2nd of 3 times in 28 days

1971-09-30

Last Wash Senator home game, Yanks win career 5th forfeit game Yanks trailing 4-2 in 9th with 2 outs, fans rush field

1972-03-23

NY Yanks agree to continue playing ball in the Bronx

1972-06-03

Yanks score 8 times in 13th beating White Sox 18-10

1972-08-08

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

1972-08-24

8th Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks beat Mets 2-1

1972-11-27

Yanks trade Ellis, Torres & Spikes to Indians for Nettles & Moses

1972-12-02

In 1 of their worst trades Yanks get Rich McKinney for Stan Bahnsen

1973-05-10

9th Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 8-4

1973-06-12

Yanks trade wife swapper Mike Kekich for Lowell Palmer

1973-09-30

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

1973-12-18

Yanks sign Dick Williams as manager, overturned later by AL Pres

1974-05-30

10th Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks beat Mets 9-4

1974-10-17

Oakland A's beat LA Dodgers, 4 games to 1 in 71st World Series makes A's only team other than Yanks to win 3 straight series

1974-10-22

Yanks trade Bobby Murcer to Giants for Bobby Bonds

1975-05-15

11th Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks beat Mets 9-4

1975-06-10

Yanks sponsor Army Day at temporary home, Shea Stadium during 21-gun salute, part of fence is blown away, & another part is set afire

1976-04-10

Brewers' Don Money's grand slammer disallowed-Yanks win 9-7

1976-04-15

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

1976-06-14

12th Mayor's Trophy Game Yanks beat Mets 8-4

1976-08-25

Yanks beat Twins 5-4 in 19 innings

1976-10-09

Yanks 1st AL Championship game, beat Royals 4-1

1976-10-14

Chris Chambliss' 9th inning lead off homer gives NY Yanks pennant #30

1976-11-18

Yanks sign free agent Don Gullett

1977-06-19

Red Sox set 3 game record of 16 HRs, all against Yanks

1977-06-23

13th Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 6-4

1977-08-16

Yanks blow 9-4 lead in 9th but beat Chicago 11-10 in bottom of 9th

1977-10-01

Yanks win 2nd consecutive AL East title

1977-10-09

Yanks rally for 3 in 9th & beat Royals 5-3 for pennant #31

1977-10-18

Yanks beat Dodgers 8-4 for 21st world championship, 1st in 15 years

1977-12-12

Yanks purchase Andy Messersmith from Braves

1978-04-13

NY Yanks defeat White Sox 4-2 in home opener on Reggie Candy Bar Day

1978-04-27

14th Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks beat Mets 4-3 in 11

1978-06-14

Down 9-7 in 10th with 2 outs, Yanks Paul Blair hits a 3 run HR

1978-07-19

Yanks start 14 game comeback with 2-0 win

1978-07-27

Indians Duane Kuiper is 3rd to hit 2 bases-loaded triples (vs Yanks)

1978-07-31

NY Yanks now 7½ out of 1st, picked up 7 games in previous 2 weeks

1978-08-09

Yanks score 5 in bottom of 9th beat Brewers 8-7

1978-08-13

Yanks score 5 runs in top of 7th. but rain causes game to be halted & thus score goes back to previous inning, Balt wins 3-0

1978-09-07

1st game of Boston Massacre, Yanks beat Red Sox 15-3

1978-09-08

2nd game of Boston Massacre; Yanks beat Red Sox 13-2

1978-09-09

3rd game of Boston Massacre; Yanks beat Red Sox 7-0

1978-09-10

4th game of Boston Massacre; Yanks beat Red Sox 7-4. This ties them for 1st place. Yanks out hit 'em 67-21; score 42-9

1978-09-13

NY Yanks win to gain sole possession of 1st place from 14 games back

1978-09-15

Yanks beat Boston 4-0, Guidry wins # 22, Yanks lead 2½ games

1978-09-16

Yanks beat Red Sox for 6th time in 2 weeks, 3-2

1978-09-17

Red Sox finally beat Yanks in Sept 1978, 7-3

1978-10-01

Yanks lose 9-2 to Indians forcing a playoff game with Red Sox

1978-10-02

Yanks win 3rd straight AL East beating Red Sox 5-4 in a playoff game. Guidry wins #25 aided by Dent's homer & Pinella's fielding

1978-10-06

Royals' George Brett hits 3 HRs, Yanks win championship game 3, 6-5

1978-10-08

Yanks win 3rd straight AL Championship, all against Kansas City

1978-10-10

Yanks & Dodgers play in World Series # 75

1978-10-13

Graig Nettles at 3rd makes many spectactular plays in WS game 3 as Guidry beats Dodgers, after trailing 2 games to 0 Yanks win next 4

1978-10-17

Yanks win 22nd World Championship capping their great comeback year

1978-11-10

Yanks trade Lyle, Rajsich, McCall, Heath & Ramos to Texas for Righetti, Mirabella, Beniquez, Jemison & Griffin

1979-04-16

15th Mayor's Trophy Game, Yanks & Mets tie 1-1

1979-04-19

Following a 6-3 loss to the Orioles, Yanks Goose Gossage & Cliff

1980-05-14

Bucky Dent hits an inside park HR, Royals walk 14 Yanks including 5 with bases loaded, Yanks win 16-3

1980-08-11

Yanks Reggie Jackson hits his 400th HR off Chicago's Britt Burns

1980-10-05

Yanks set AL attendance mark at 2,627,417

1980-10-10

Yanks lose 4-2 & are swept by Royals in AL Championship series

1981-05-05

16th & final Mayor's Trophy Game, Mets beat Yanks 4-1, hold 8-7-1 edge

1981-08-06

Due to strike, Yanks, A's, Philles & Dodgers declared 1st ½ champs

1981-09-12

Red Sox rookie Bob Ojeda no-hits Yanks for 8 innings before Rick Cerone & Dave Winfield lead off 9th with back-to-back doubles

1981-10-07

In 1st Eastern Division championship Yanks beat Brewers 5-3

1981-10-11

Yanks beat Brewers 7-3 & win only Eastern Championship Series

1982-04-25

Yanks fire manager Bob Lemon & replaces him with Gene Michael

1983-07-24

Pine Tar Game: Brett's HR disallowed against Yanks (overturned)

1983-07-28

George Brett's 2 run HR against Yanks on July 24 (pine tar game)

1983-08-18

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

1985-08-04

Phil Rizzuto Day, Yanks retire #10

1985-09-15

Yanks trade Jim Deshaies to Astros for 40-year-old Joe Niekro

1987-06-26

Losing 9-0 to Red Sox, Yanks score 11 in 3rd & win 12-11 in 10 inn

1987-06-29

Yanks blow 11-4 lead but trailing 14-11 Dave Winfield's 8th inning grand slammer beats Toronto 15-14; Mattingly also grand slams

1987-07-07

Yanks trailing by 7 score 7 in 7th on 7/7 & 5 in 8th-Beat Twins 12-7

1987-07-18

NY Yanks Don Mattingly ties record of HRs in 8 cons games

1988-04-20

Yanks HR 9,999 (D Winfield) 10,000 (C Washington) 10,001 (J Clarke)

1988-06-11

Yanks' Rick Rhoden becomes 1st pitcher to DH (0 for 1 with an RBI)

1988-07-27

Baseball star Tommy John commits rec 3 errors on 1 play as Yanks rout Brewers 16-3

1989-02-02

NL announces Yanks' broadcaster Bill White will be 1st black president

1989-03-06

Yanks beat Mets 6-4 in exhibition game (1st meeting since 1985)

1989-04-01

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

1989-04-02

Yanks beat Mets 4-0, sweeping 1989 mayor's trophy series in 2 games

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

1989-07-01

Yanks beat Milwaukee Brewers 4-1, score is changed to 5-1 after game is over. Umpire rules Roberto Kelly scored before a double-play

1990-06-11

Nolan Ryan pitches his 6th no-hitter beating Oakland, in 9th he retires Ken Phelps, Rickey Henderson & Willie Randolph (all ex Yanks)

1990-06-22

Longest game in Toronto, Yanks beat Blue Jays 8-7 in 15 inns

1991-03-30

1st exhibition baseball games at Joe Robbie Stadium (Yanks-Orioles)

1991-05-01

A's Rickey Henderson steals an all time record 939th base vs Yanks

1991-09-22

NY MTA yanks 6,000 ads for "Dr Tusch" (Dr Jeffrey Lavigne)

1992-04-13

Longest 2 undefeated baseball teams to meet (NY Yanks 5-0 vs Toronto Blue Jays 6-0); Yanks score 3 in top of 9th to win 5-2

1992-05-24

Despite trailing 7-1, NY Yanks tie Milwaukee Brewers & then score 1 in 9th to avoid 5th straight extra inning game

1992-06-16

Red Sox Mark Reardon sets record of 342 saves (vs Yanks 1-0)

1992-09-08

Danny Tartabull has 9 RBIs as Yanks beat Orioles 16-4

1993-04-08

Indians' Carlos Baerga is 1st to switch hit HRs in same inn (vs Yanks)

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

1993-08-14

Reggie Jackson Day - NY Yanks retire 13th # (#44)

1993-09-18

Trailing 3-1 with 2 outs in 9th, time is called prior to Mike Stanley pop out, gets a 2nd chance, & Yanks rally to beat Boston 4-3

1994-06-25

Cleve Indians 18 game home win streak ends to Yanks 11-6

1994-07-31

Phil Rizzuto (Yanks) & Steve Carlton (Phils) enter the Hall of Fame

1995-03-31

1st game at Coors Stadium Colo (replacement Rockies beat Yanks 4-1)

1996-07-14

NY Yanks sweep complete season series in Baltimore for 1st time

1996-08-10

Yanks lose ending 3rd best home series victory streak at 24

1996-10-13

Yanks (3) & Orioles (3) combine to tie play off record of 6 HRs

1996-10-19

Braves beat NY Yanks by record tying 11 runs, 12-1 in a World Series

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)

1996-10-24

Last game at Atlanta County Fulton Stadium. Yanks win record 8th straight road post season win (with no loses)

1997-03-29

1st game at Turner Field Atlanta, Braves beats Yanks 2-0 (exhibition)

1997-05-27

Major league revenue sharing begins, NY Yanks pay out most $28M

1997-07-05

NY Yanks withdraw Kenny Rogers & Mariano Duncon deal for SD Padre

1997-08-09

Yanks break Minnesota Twins Brad Radke's string of 12 straight wins

1997-09-20

Yanks clinch 37th appearance in post season, 3rd consecutive

1997-09-30

Yanks Tim Raines, Derek Jeter & Paul O'Neill are 1st to hit 3 consecutively homers in post season (Yanks beat Indians 8-6)

2017-05-15

Jeter's No 2 retired by Yanks; Monument Park plaque unveiled

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Yanks - Notable Birthdays

Rickey HendersonDec 25, 1958

Yanks - Birthdays
Date Event
1885-02-12

Charles Purcell, The Yanks Are Coming

1902-12-01

Morris "Red" Badgro, Wash, NFL hall of famer (Yanks, Giants, Dodgers)

1906-05-01

Jack Heller, The Yanks Are Coming

1906-08-06

Ken Strong, NFL, AFL halfback (Staten Island, NY Yanks, NY Giants)

1908-02-17

Walter L "Red" Barber, Miss, sports announcer (Bkln Dodgers, NY Yanks)

1912-05-17

Clarence "Ace" Parker, NFL QB (Brooklyn, Boston Yanks)

1916-10-28

Pearl Hackney, Yanks

1920-11-23

Gertie Almond, Yanks

1921-9-10

Doris Oelze, Giants vs. Yanks

1922-12-18

Tony Melody, Yanks

1925-06-05

Art Donovan, NFL defensive tackle (Balt, NY Yanks, Dallas), (d. 2013)

1928-03-24

Byron "Yanks" Janis, McKeesport Pa, pianist (NBC Symphony Orch)

1929-06-03

Howard Yanks, founder (Philadelphia folk festival)

1934-01-28

Bill White, US, 1st baseman (Cards)/announcer (Yanks)/pres (NL)

1947-03-27

Chick Vennera, Yanks

1948-12-21

Dave Kingman, baseball player (Mets, Yanks, Giants)

1952-02-04

Lisa Eichhorn, Reading Pa, actress (Cutter's Way, Yanks)

1955-11-10

Jack Clark, Penns, all star outfielder (Giants, Cards, Yanks, Padres)

1958-04-10

Ken Griffy, baseball player (Cin Reds, NY Yanks)

1958-12-25

Rickey Henderson, Chicago Illinois, MLB outfielder (stolen base king, A's, Yanks)

1961-04-22

Jimmy Key, Huntsville Alabama, pitcher (Blue Jays, NY Yanks, Orioles)

1962-02-19

Alvaro Espinoza, Venezuela, baseball shortstop (NY Yanks, NY Mets)

1964-10-01

Roberto Kelly, Panama, outfielder (NY Yanks, Cin Reds, Minnesota Twins)

1964-12-10

Luis Polonia, Santiago City Dom Rep, outfielder (NY Yanks, Orioles)

1966-08-21

John Wetteland, San Mateo CA, pitcher (NY Yanks, Rangers, Expos)

1969-04-07

Ricky Bones, Salinas Puerto Rico, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers, NY Yanks)

1971-04-29

Sterling Hitchcock, Fayetteville NC, pitcher (NY Yanks, Sea Mariners)

Yanks - Deaths
Date Event
1920-08-17

Ray Chapman, hit in the head by Yanks' Carl Mays pitch, dies

1967-01-06

Johnny Keane, baseball player/mgr (Cards, NY Yanks), dies at 55

1988-07-15

Jack Heller, The Yanks Are Coming

1993-05-01

Gertie Almond, Yanks

1995-03-03

Howard Yanks, founder of the Philadelphia folk festival, dies at 65

2008-06-26

Tony Melody, Yanks

2009-09-18

Pearl Hackney, Yanks


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