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Doubleheader in the Bronx today

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After a rain out yesterday, the Yankees will go back on the field and play two games against the Chicago Cubs--all in one day. Yes, there's a twin bill in the Bronx, meaning an afternoon and evening filled with Yankees baseball. As a reminder, here's a few things going into the double header: -- The ...

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Yankees to honor Robinson, Mandela

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The Yankees will honor Jackie Robinson as they do every year on April 15; they'll wear the number 42 which has been retired across baseball to honor a man who broke the color barrier with his bravery and talent. The Yankees also plan to honor the late Nelson Mandela with a plaque in monument park, ...

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Not So Classic Yankees: Ben Chapman

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As we watch Mariano Rivera make his farewell tour and receive gifts in each major league city, we are reminded about how Mo has conducted himself with class, and of the respect he commands throughout baseball. Not every player has or will conduct himself with class. Some have, and will, tarnish their legacy by their misdeeds. ...

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