46 Facts About New York Yankees

1. The New York Yankees parted with a trio of prospects to acquire Sonny Gray from the Oakland Athletics, a move that hasn't quite worked out the way they'd hoped.

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2. The New York Yankees have reportedly engaged in trade talks with the Oakland Athletics about starting pitcher Sonny Gray, who spent the first four-plus seasons of his MLB career with the A's.

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3. The New York Yankees defeated the Brooklyn Dodgers in seven games in that series.

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4. The New York Yankees are making moves both on and off the field this summer.

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5. With the New York Yankees set to open up their checkbooks this winter, relief pitcher Dellin Betances put his two cents in on the team's reported interest in free agent Manny Machado.

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6. The New York Yankees are doing "extensive" background work on the free agen.

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7. The New York Yankees are moving forward with plans to buy back the YES Network, the regional sports network that was sold to 21st Century Fox Inc four years ago, according to a person familiar with the matter.

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8. The New York Yankees won 100 games last season and advanced to the American League Division Series, where they fell to the Boston Red Sox in four games.

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9. The New York Yankees were only a couple of clutch hits away from beating Boston in the Division Series.

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10. New York Yankees should spare no expense to land an ace via trade.

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11. The New York Yankees are expected to be major players in the pitching market this winter, but don't rule them out of the Manny Machado sweepstakes.

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12. The New York Yankees had the most disappointing end to the 2018 season.

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13. The New York Yankees won 100 games last season and advanced to the ALDS, where they fell to the Red Sox in four games.

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14. The New York Yankees have reportedly been doing extensive research on clearly those comments are troubling", Steinbrenner told a small group of reporters, according to the New York Post.

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15. On May 14, 2017, the New York Yankees retired number 2 in honor of Derek Jeter.

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16. When the New York Yankees moved to the second Yankee Stadium, they replaced the Jackie Robinson Day logo with a number 42 that resembled the other retired numbers.

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17. In 2008, the New York Yankees announced a joint venture with the Dallas Cowboys to form the basis for a partnership in running food and beverage, and other catering services to both teams' stadiums.

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18. On September 28, 2018 the New York Yankees tied the record for the most HR's in a season with the 1997 Seattle Mariners.

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19. In the 2017 off-season, the New York Yankees hired Aaron Boone to succeed Joe Girardi, as their new manager on December 4, 2017.

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20. In the off-season, the New York Yankees traded for Cincinnati Reds' closer Aroldis Chapman after a domestic violence allegation lowered his value.

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21. On September 25, 2013, the New York Yankees lost to the Tampa Bay Rays, which for the second time in the wild card era, eliminated them from any playoffs.

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22. The New York Yankees set a major league record by playing error-free ball for 18 consecutive games from May 14 to June 1, 2009.

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23. At the beginning of the 2009 season, the New York Yankees opened the new Yankee Stadium, located just a block north on River Avenue from their former home.

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24. In 2004, the New York Yankees acquired Alex Rodriguez, who moved to third base from his usual shortstop position to accommodate Derek Jeter.

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25. In the World Series the New York Yankees lost in 6 games to the Florida Marlins, losing a World Series at home for the first time since 1981.

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26. The New York Yankees won 11 consecutive postseason series in this 4-year period.

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27. In 1990, the New York Yankees had the worst record in the American League, and their fourth last-place finish in franchise history.

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28. In the World Series, the New York Yankees got off to a hot start by winning the first two games against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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29. In the second half of the season, the New York Yankees struggled under Bob Lemon, who replaced Michael.

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30. The New York Yankees won 103 games and the AL East by three games over the 100-win Baltimore Orioles, but were swept by the Royals in the 1980 ALCS.

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31. When the New York Yankees moved across the street, Munson's locker was torn out and installed in the new Stadium's museum.

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32. In the 1950s and early 1960s, the New York Yankees had been dominant while the Red Sox were largely a non-factor.

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33. While the New York Yankees usually drafted fairly early during this period due to their lackluster records, Thurman Munson was the only pick who lived up to his billing.

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34. In 1966, the New York Yankees finished last in the AL for the first time since 1912.

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35. In fact, the New York Yankees finished in the second division in 1965—their first losing record in 40 years, and only their second in 47 years.

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36. New York Yankees reached the 1963 World Series, but were swept by the Los Angeles Dodgers and their ace pitcher Sandy Koufax.

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37. The Mets lost a record 120 games while the New York Yankees won the 1962 World Series, their tenth in the past sixteen years, defeating the San Francisco Giants in seven games.

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38. For the decade, the New York Yankees won six World Series championships and eight American League pennants (those six plus '55 and '57).

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39. New York Yankees lost the 1957 World Series to the Milwaukee Braves when Lew Burdette incredibly won three games for the Braves.

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40. The New York Yankees still managed to pull out a win against the St Louis Cardinals in the 1943 World Series.

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41. The New York Yankees declared July 4, 1939 to be "Lou Gehrig Day", on which they retired his number 4, the first retired number in baseball.

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42. The New York Yankees won a then-AL record 110 games with only 44 losses, and swept the Pittsburgh Pirates in the World Series.

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43. In the 1927 season, the New York Yankees featured a lineup that became known as "Murderers' Row", and some consider this team to be the best in the history of baseball.

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44. At the end of the season, the New York Yankees faced the Giants in the World Series for the third straight year, and triumphed in the brand new ballpark for their first championship.

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45. In 1923, the New York Yankees moved to their new home, Yankee Stadium.

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46. In 1922, the New York Yankees returned to the World Series again, and were dealt a second defeat at the hands of the Giants.

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