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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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  • Could baseball heaven now come with a spending limit for Dodgers?

    Could baseball heaven now come with a spending limit for Dodgers?
    Money can’t buy you love, but as George Bailey said to Clarence, it comes in real handy when you’re trying to build a winning baseball team. Or something like that. Money has been the one great ingredient the Guggenheim Group has lavished...
  • In Highland Park, a 'newspaper sidewalk' is machinist's legacy

    In Highland Park, a 'newspaper sidewalk' is machinist's legacy
    Leon Rudek loved his newspaper job so much that he constructed a sidewalk in front of his house out of front pages. Pedestrians walking along La Prada Street in Highland Park step back in time as they pass by concrete "editions" of newspapers...
  • Jim Leyritz lands job with Angels-owned station despite troubled past

    Jim Leyritz lands job with Angels-owned station despite troubled past
    Angels-owned radio station KLAA (AM 830) has hired troubled ex-major leaguer Jim Leyritz to co-host a new sports talk show, a peculiar move for a club that lost promising young pitcher Nick Adenhart to a drunk-driving accident in 2009. Leyritz, a two-...
  • Major changes on Dodgers' minor league coaching staffs

    Major changes on Dodgers' minor league coaching staffs
    All six of the Dodgers’ domestically based minor league affiliates will have new managers next season. The makeover was the byproduct of two significant moves: triple-A manager Lorenzo Bundy was promoted to major league third base coach, and...
  • Bayern Munich secures its first Club World Cup

    Bayern Munich secures its first Club World Cup
    Bayern Munich capped the greatest year in club history by beating Raja Casablanca, 2-0, at Marrakech, Morocco, for its first Club World Cup. The European champion added a record fifth title to its trophy cabinet at the tournament of continental...
  • Oddmakers like Dodgers to win World Series, but is that a good thing?

    Oddmakers like Dodgers to win World Series, but is that a good thing?
    Despite a hole in the infield and a depleted bench, the Dodgers already have the makeup of a playoff team. And with pitching a key factor in postseason success, it's not surprising that bookies are listing the Clayton Kershaw-led Dodgers as favorites to...
  • Ways for the Dodgers to juice up their off-season profile

    Ways for the Dodgers to juice up their off-season profile
    Yawn, the Dodgers are still there. Still looking extremely formidable, but with precious little new activity to get the fan base all riled anew. And it could easily end this way, too, the Dodgers filling some utility and bullpen roles and still...
  • Peyton Manning is a strange pick for sportsman of the year

    Peyton Manning is a strange pick for sportsman of the year
    Add one more to his list of achievements: Peyton Manning has been named Sports Illustrated's sportsman of the year. What an odd choice. Sure, Manning has led Denver to an 11-3 record this year and is closing in on the season record for touchdown passes,...
  • Dodgers' final payroll cost: $248 million

    Dodgers' final payroll cost: $248 million
    What price glory, or return to glory? For the Dodgers, the price was a quarter-billion dollars. The Dodgers were assessed $11.4 million under baseball's luxury-tax system, a person familiar with the matter but not authorized to discuss it said Tuesday....
  • Brian Roberts agrees to one-year deal with Yankees

    Brian Roberts agrees to one-year deal with Yankees
    It appears the New York Yankees have found their replacement for Robinson Cano: Second baseman Brian Roberts, who has played his entire 13-year major league career with the Baltimore Orioles, has agreed to a one-year, $2-million deal to play in the Bronx....
  • Did Yankees president tamper with Angels' Mike Trout? MLB wants to know

    Did Yankees president tamper with Angels' Mike Trout? MLB wants to know
    The baseball commissioner's office is investigating whether New York Yankees President Randy Levine was guilty of tampering when he said Friday that he would offer Angels outfielder Mike Trout a 10-year contract. The Angels are furious that Levine...