The excellent new book A Franchise on the Rise: The First Twenty Years of the New York Yankees (2018, Sports Publishing, 308 pps, $27.99) tells the story of the pre-Ruth Yankees (then, mostly “Highlanders”). See my reviews[…]
Babe Ruth did most of his slugging in New York, slamming the majority of his 714 home runs as a New York Yankee. Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory has a thrilling new experience in its[…]
Heritage Auctions has posted a rare game used Babe Ruth bat in its latest baseball auction, dating back to his first three years with the club, according to HA’s info. This would be one that[…]
On Jan. 23, 1939, the New York Yankees elected longtime General Manager Edward Barrow as the club’s president. Barrow replaced principal owner Colonel Jacob Ruppert, who had died four days earlier. Barrow will remain as[…]
On Sept 15, 1921, the Yankees sweep a doubleheader from the St. Louis Brown. In the first game, Babe Ruth hits home run No. 55 in New York’s 10 – 6 win over the Browns.[…]
The New York Gotham’s National League membership application. A Lou Gehrig game-used bat. Sandy Koufax‘s rookie card. Joe DiMaggio‘s Yankees contract. Those are just four of the dozens of items with New York ties in[…]
It’s hard to think of a time when the Yankees were not the dominant force in the game — not just as a year-after-year championship-caliber squad on the field, but the economic engine that, along with select other franchises to varying degrees, drives the game. But in the first two decades of the 20th century, […]
One hundred-twenty one years ago today one of the most colorful characters in baseball history was born. Remembering Casey Stengel.
Derek Jeter comes home to New Jersey to get closer to a return to the Bronx.
Old Timers’ Day at Yankee Stadium is arguably one of the best and unique moments in baseball, an event no other team can duplicate. The New York Yankees vast history of legendary ballplayers who have graced their uniform is unequaled throughout sporting history. Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle and Joe Dimaggio are only some […]