The New York Yankees have always been known for their hitting and pitching. With legendary and Hall of Fame players like Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, Reggie Jackson, Alex Rodriguez, Whitey Ford, Bob Turley, Ron Guidry, Roger Clemens and Mariano Rivera, important baseball records, like the number of stolen bases are often [...] [...more]
Billy Martin is most remembered as the fiery manager that led the New York Yankees to the title in 1977, but his legacy goes far and beyond that. Martin was a part of the Yankees dynasty during the 1950s and has the record for most hits in a World Series with ten. Martin was an [...] [...more]
From the moment the Yankees were born, New York fans yearned to see them play the Giants. In 1910, unable to resist a certain financial downfall, John Brush of the Giants and Frank Farrell of the Yankees decided not to wait for a pennant run to play each other. After both clubs finished second, the [...] [...more]
From LA to Beantown, Americans have some of the most passionate sports fans in the world. But while some loyalists (Cardinals, Steelers, Dodgers and Packers fans, in particular) have excellent track records, there are other groups of devotees who are truly atrocious.
For every fan who’s willing to sit in his or her seat, watch [...] [...more]
George Weiss’ success in the 1940s, 1950s and early 1960s is an important aspect of MLB history. He was very innovative, creating a scouting network coveted by others which brought the Yankees the best talent available year after year. George Weiss knew how to take advantage of the Yankees wealth and was extremely savvy in [...] [...more]