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Highlights from 2014 Old Timers Day

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Old Timers Day is always a fun event, it's where the players that had an impact on Yankees history gather to play an innocent ball game. Goose Gossage was honored with a plaque in Monument Park, the old timers got some at-bats in, Hideki Matsui pitched and there were some laughs. Here were the highlights of ...

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Yankees 2011 Old Timer’s Day Roster

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Three big time Yankees are making their Old Timer's Day debut: Bernie Williams, Joe Torre and Lou Piniella. Gene Monathan is throwing out the first pitch. I'm most looking forward to Strawberry and Fielder of course. They are two favorites of mine. Who are you most looking forward to? Former Yankees who will be in attendance: Luis Arroyo Jesse ...

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Wish We Were There: Don Larsen’s Perfect Game

One of the greatest moments in Yankee history occurred on October 8, 1956.  In fact, it is the only such accomplishment of its kind.  Don Larsen threw the only post season no hitter and perfect game in Major League Baseball history.  It was done in game five of the World Series. To throw a perfect game ...

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Gracefully Moving To DH

Rob wrote about it earlier and there were some insightful comments by our readers, but I'm just going to talk about the Jorge Posada situation a little more.  But first, a little background info. As everyone knew coming into this season, Posada's bat was going to be a key to the Yankees' success.  We also knew ...

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Yogi, Whitey, and Bernie Will Be On Hand During Ring Ceremony

The Yankees will have Yogi Berra and Whitey Ford presenting them with World Series Rings during a ceremony that will take place during their home opener against the Angels on April 13. The festivities will start at 12:15 and Bernie Williams will throw out the first pitch at game time. Here is the press release: The New ...

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