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  • Count the Errors on This Red Sox Fan’s Sign (Photo)

    Count the Errors on This Red Sox Fan’s Sign (Photo)

    The female Red Sox fan in the image above showed up at yesterday’s game between the New York Yankees and the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park in an effort to show her support for her BoSox.  But all she really did was make a fool of herself and the Red Sox fanbase with a […]

  • Derek Jeter Gets Beaned in First At-Bat of 2014 Farewell Season (GIF)

    Derek Jeter Gets Beaned in First At-Bat of 2014 Farewell Season (GIF)

    With the 2014 MLB season being Derek Jeter‘s last, the New York Yankees shortstop is bound to receive a plethora of retirement gifts from teams, players, and fans as he travels through every Major League ballpark one last time. Some of those gifts will be awesome, while others will likely be downright strange.  But I’m […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 28th) — Don Mattingly

    This Day In Sports History (February 28th) — Don Mattingly

    It was on this day in 1991 that first baseman Don Mattingly was named captain of the New York Yankees.  Mattingly became the thirteenth captain in Yankees’ history. Donnie Baseball earned the honor prior to his tenth year with the team.  He began his career with the Yankees in 1982, playing for them his entire […]

  • This Day In Sports History (January 16th) — Micky Mantle & Whitey Ford

    This Day In Sports History (January 16th) — Micky Mantle & Whitey Ford

    It was on this day in 1974 that Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.  Both former members of the Yankees were two of the six players inducted into Cooperstown that year. Mickey Mantle played his entire 18-year career with the New York Yankees.  Throughout his historic career, he […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 12th) — Gale Sayers

    This Day In Sports History (December 12th) — Gale Sayers

    It was on this day in 1965 that Gale Sayers scored six touchdowns during a game against the San Francisco 49ers, tying the NFL record for most touchdowns in a single game. Sayers had himself quite the rookie season with the Chicago Bears, as he set an NFL record with 22 touchdowns on the season […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 11th) — Joe DiMaggio Retires

    This Day In Sports History (December 11th) — Joe DiMaggio Retires

    It was on this day in 1951 that Joe DiMaggio announced his retirement from baseball.  The “Yankee Clipper” was 37-years-old when he made the announcement. DiMaggio played all 13 years of his prolific career with the New York Yankees (1936–1942, 1946–1951).  He would make the All-Star game during each of those seasons, and he won […]

  • This Day In Sports History (December 10th) — C.C. Sabathia

    This Day In Sports History (December 10th) — C.C. Sabathia

    It was on this day in 2008 that the New York Yankees signed free agent starting pitcher C.C. Sabathia to a seven-year, $161 million contract.  This remains the largest contract ever signed by a pitcher in Major League Baseball history. The Yankees got exactly what they paid for in Sabathia’s first year, as he was […]

  • Mariano Rivera x New Era Limited Edition Cap

    Mariano Rivera x New Era Limited Edition Cap

    To help honor the career of the greatest closing pitcher that baseball has ever seen, New Era has created a limited edition 59FIFTY Fitted Cap, called “the Mariano Rivera Exclusive.”  It features commemorative patches, a list of Mariano’s records, and the number “42″ embroidered on the back. Unfortunately for those interested in getting their hands on […]

  • This Day In Sports History (November 4th) — New York Yankees

    This Day In Sports History (November 4th) — New York Yankees

    It was on this day in 2009 that the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies played game six of the World Series.  The Yankees defeated Philadelphia 7-3 to capture the franchise’s 27th World Series title. Game six saw a pitching battle of two future Hall-Of-Famers, as Andy Pettitte took to the mound for the Yankees […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 25th) — Florida Marlins

    This Day In Sports History (October 25th) — Florida Marlins

    It was on this day in 2003 that the Florida Marlins and New York Yankees played Game Six of the World Series.  The Marlins went on to win the game 2-0 to capture the franchise’s second World Series title. This marked the 100th anniversary of the first World Series ever played, although it was the […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 8th) — Don Larsen

    This Day In Sports History (October 8th) — Don Larsen

    It was on this day in 1956 that New York Yankees pitcher Don Larsen pitched a perfect game in Game 5 of the World Series.  Larsen’s perfect game remains the only perfect game thrown in post-season baseball history. The 1956 World Series was a battle of New York, as the Yankees took on the Brooklyn […]