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    Top Ten Yankees through the Years One of the most iconic names in baseball is the team name “New York Yankees”, and along with it have come some equally as famous players. The Yankees have had so much talent come through their stadium, names including Babe Ruth, Yogi Berra and Mickie Mantle to name a few. Though there are several arguments about who the greatest players of the game are it is no question who the top ten are from the New York team. Based on up to date career statistics these players

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    1950’s the New York Yankees had already experienced previous decades of glory and high levels of success over the rest of Major League Baseball. However, the 50’s had began a new decade of a higher level of dominance. The Yankees were supported by big name players like Whitey Ford, Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, Joe DiMaggio and a younger, less-experienced pitching staff. In this storied decade the Bronx Bombers were able to win eight American League Pennants and six World Series. (Yankees Baseball) As

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    The New York Yankees' 98 Season As anyone on the face of the civilized world knows by now , the New York Yankees have just completed one of the most dominating seasons in the history of professional sports. In the process, as many phemomenoms before them , sports or otherwise, they have captivated not only a city and a nation but much of the planet as well. I have seen Pakistani and Korean tourists visiting New York for the first time buying and proudly wearing Yankee caps and T-shirts. These

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    since second baseman Robinson Cano and the New York Yankees decided to part ways and end their relationship. Cano bolted to the west coast to play with the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field. The Yankees have had a series of second basemen since the departure of Cano. Two years later, it’s hard to really signify who profited from the split? Cano bolted for more money in Seattle. That evidence is staring right in the face of the Seattle Mariners, New York Yankees and the 28 other Major League teams. Cano

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    The New York Yankees of 1927 were a high-powered machine lead by some of the greats of all time in baseball. This baseball team was composed of seven Hall of Famers, six players including: Earle Combs, George Herman (Babe Ruth), Lou Gehrig, Herb Pennock, Tony, Lazzeri, and Waite Hoyt, and their Manager, Miller Higgins. (New York Yankees Hall of Fame Register, 70) The team had a no-mercy philosophy and had a sense of confidence exceptionally high noted by Babe Ruth: "It was murder, we never even

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    Introduction The New York Yankees are arguably the most storied and well-recognized sports organization in the world. “...they are perhaps the epitome of a large market baseball team (Emanuele, 2010). Not only do they have the most national championships in the history of North American sports, but they are valued as the highest sports franchise in the United States; being worth $2.3 billion according to Forbes.com. Their tremendous wealth, power, and influence is reflected by a fan base and awe

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    wanted a raise in his salary. Frazee, the owner of The Red Sox refused to raise it. Babe Ruth had to be traded to either The Chicago White Sox or The New York Yankees. The White Sox offered The Red Sox Joe Jackson and $60,000 for Babe Ruth. The New York Yankees offered $100,000 in cash. On December 26, 1919 Babe Ruth was sold to The New York Yankees. The deal was known as the “Curse of Bambino” because The Red Sox wouldn’t win another World Series ...

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    Pro Salary Cap

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    having a different winner each year seems to defy logic” (OLeary). A salary cap is issued in every professional sport’s franchise, excluding Major League Baseball. With no salary cap, one club can dominate it’s competition on money alone. The New York Yankees spend the most money on it’s players each year (Goldman). It is no coincidence that they have won the most World Series of any other club in baseball history (Wikipedia-World Series). Not only have they won the most world championships, but they

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    Steroids Impact on Major League Baseball

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    Baseball by the Central Figure in the Mitchell Report. New York: Hudson Street Press, 2009. Red, Christian. “Country Singer Mindy McCready, Who Had Affair with Roger Clemens, Says She Feels Sorry for Rocket.” New York Daily News, August 9, 2010, http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/yankees/country-singer- mindy-mccready-affair-roger-clemens-feels-rocket-article-1.202475 Roberts, Selena. A-Rod: The Many Lives of Alex Rodriguez. New York: Harper Collins, 2010. Sanchez, Ray. “Alex Rodriguez

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    Inside Joe DiMaggio's Life and Success

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    is the best of best. DiMaggio played for the New York Yankees which is last team he plays for in his life. During the peak of his Yankees career, DiMaggio hit safely in fifty-six consecutive games. DiMaggio’s streak went on for a while but it was stopped by two great fielding plays. Then DiMaggio began hitting safely the very next game which lasted for sixteen games. Du... ... middle of paper ... ...o broke many records while playing for the Yankees. He shares a major league record for having

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