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Jeter passed Rickey Henderson for most Yankees leadoff homers

When Derek Jeter homered to leadoff the game against the Orioles on Tuesday, he passed Rickey Handerson with 25 home runs to lead off a game for the Yankees, the most in franchise history. It's pretty cool whenever Jeter takes the lead in any all-time Yankees category, but this record actually goes to show you how ...

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Hit and Run: St Patricks Day Edition

Good morning and Happy St. Patrick's Day BBD readers. When I was just a bit younger I often worked in the service industries in various bars and restaurants where St. Patrick's Day was just another work day. I didn't celebrate or get drunk in any way because it's a busy day when I was relied ...

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This Day in Yankee History


December 5, 1984 - The Yankees trade for future Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson as they send five players, pitchers Jay Howell and Jose Rijo, outfielder Stan Javier, and minor leaguer pitchers Tim Birtsas and Eric Plunk, to Athletics. Henderson spend four and a half seasons as a Yankee and despite being labeled as lazy he ...

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