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This Day in Yankees History

December 14, 1985 – Former Yankee outfielder Roger Maris dies of lymphatic cancer in Houston at the age of 51. Maris played seven seasons with the Yankees from 1960 until 1966 and won two World Series in ’61 and ’62. … Continue reading

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This Day in Yankees History

December 13, 2001 – In a move that would perhaps be an omen for the next seven years, the Yankees signed Jason Giambi to a seven-year $120 million deal. The slow footed, overpaid, and soon to be outed steroid user … Continue reading

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This Day in Yankees History

December 11, 1951 – 58 years ago on this day, The Yankee Clipper, Joltin Joe DiMaggio, officially retires from Major League Baseball after a legendary 13-year career that sees him play in 1,736 games. In those 13 years, DiMaggio won … Continue reading

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This Day in Yankees History

December 10, 2008 – The Yankees added a big piece to their eventually 2009 World Series run when they signed CC Sabathia to a 7-year $161 million deal. Sabathia finished forth in the Cy Young voting in his first year … Continue reading

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