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New York Yankees

New York Yankees
Established in 1901, the New York Yankees are one of the most storied and successful franchises in Major League Baseball. The team was founded in 1901 in Baltimore, but moved to New York in 1903 where they became known as the New York Highlanders. The team officially became the New York Yankees in 1913. In all, the Yankees have won 26 championships, more than any other franchise. Countless Hall of Fame players have donned pinstripes over the years, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra and Mickey Mantle. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
Established in 1901, the New York Yankees are one of the most storied and successful franchises in Major League Baseball. The team was founded in 1901 in Baltimore, but moved to New York in 1903 where they became known as the New York Highlanders. The team officially became the New York Yankees in 1913. In all, the Yankees have won 26 championships, more than any other franchise. Countless Hall of Fame players have donned pinstripes over the years, including Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Yogi Berra and Mickey Mantle. (Photo GETTY IMAGES)
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  • A-Rod storms out of own grievance hearing, calls it 'abusive process'

    A-Rod storms out of own grievance hearing, calls it 'abusive process'
    Alex Rodriguez has had enough of the grievance hearing that was filed in an effort to overturn his 211-game suspension for alleged violations of Major League Baseball's drug agreement and labor contract. After arbitrator Fredric Horowitz refused to...
  • Letters: Now he's Doc Hollywood

    Letters: Now he's Doc Hollywood
    A coach goes from the Boston Celtics to the Los Angeles Clippers? Is that an earthquake? No, it's Red Auerbach turning over in his grave. Jon White Monrovia :: One can only hope that Doc Rivers coaches well enough to keep Chris Paul happy. The...
  • Sparky Anderson dies at 76; Hall of Fame manager of Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers

    Sparky Anderson dies at 76; Hall of Fame manager of Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers
    George "Sparky" Anderson, baseball's first manager to lead teams from both the National and American leagues to World Series titles, died Thursday. He was 76. Anderson died at his home in Thousand Oaks of complications from dementia, family spokesman Dan...
  • Dr. Frank Jobe, best known for Tommy John surgery, dies at 88

    Dr. Frank Jobe, best known for Tommy John surgery, dies at 88
    In the summer of 1974, Dodger pitcher Tommy John heard his arm snap like a guitar string after delivering a pitch. The torn ligament was the type of injury that commonly ended athletic careers, but John, then a 31-year-old star, pushed team doctors "to...
  • Alex Rodriguez's suspension reduced from 211 to 162 games

    Alex Rodriguez's suspension reduced from 211 to 162 games
    The long and contentious legal battle between Alex Rodriguez and Major League Baseball came to a head on Saturday when arbitrator Fredric Horowitz reduced the original 211-game suspension for the New York Yankees star to 162 games, which would ban...
  • Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly faces tough choices for playoff roster

    Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly faces tough choices for playoff roster
    If Yasiel Puig, Andre Ethier, Carl Crawford and Matt Kemp are all healthy, who would be the Dodgers' starting outfielders? The only time Don Mattingly has had to answer the question was on July 5, the one day this season all four outfielders were...
  • Dee Gordon could be a factor in the postseason for Dodgers

    Dee Gordon could be a factor in the postseason for Dodgers
    Dee Gordon has barely played for the Dodgers since he was recalled from the minor leagues Sept. 1, but he could still figure into Manager Don Mattingly's postseason plans. Mattingly said Gordon could be used the way base-stealing sensation Billy...
  • Major League Baseball to require screening of fans

    Major League Baseball to require screening of fans
    Entering a big league ballpark will be a bit like going through an airport by 2015. Major League Baseball has told its 30 teams they must implement security screening for fans by then, either with hand-held metal detection or walk-through magnetometers....
  • Does losing Masahiro Tanaka mean Dodgers reached financial limit?

    Does losing Masahiro Tanaka mean Dodgers reached financial limit?
    And then a bullet did not bounce off the chest. The baseball world did not fall to its feet. Shock and awe and resignation were notably absent. The Dodgers lost Wednesday, lost in a realm they had fairly dominated since new ownership took up residence...
  • Angels eye Matt Garza, but Masahiro Tanaka deal could drive up price

    Angels eye Matt Garza, but Masahiro Tanaka deal could drive up price
    The New York Yankees’ signing of Japanese pitching sensation Masahiro Tanaka to a reported seven-year, $155-million deal on Wednesday doesn’t really change much for the Angels in their pursuit of a starting pitcher. Though the Angels scouted...
  • Dodgers bid frugally on Masahiro Tanaka, but not for fear of spending

    Dodgers bid frugally on Masahiro Tanaka, but not for fear of spending
    The Dodgers had just swallowed a quarter of a billion dollars in one swift gulp. They had liberated Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Josh Beckett from Boston. It was a jolly afternoon at Dodger Stadium, particularly when the question arose as to whether...