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    New York Yankees History

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    the New York Yankees, the most storied franchise in sports. They have an insurmountable amount of accomplishments in their history but forget all that for a moment. Travel back to a time before all the greatness and before all the legends who dawned the pinstripes, back to a time before the Core Four, before Mantle, Berra, Joe DiMaggio, even before the original Murderers’ Row. Back to a moment of time where one man created the American League and more importantly brought a team to New York. The

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    The New York Yankees is one of the greatest teams in the MLB with twenty-seven World Series championships. What many people don’t know, however, they were not always the New York Yankees. The Yankees logo come from the first ever NYPD officer ever killed in the line of duty. The logo was made by the Tiffany and Co. The interlocking NY was designed and made in 1877 for a medal for the family of officer John McDowell. The Yankees then adopted the logo that was design by Louis B.Tiffany in 1909. The

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    Lou Gehrig was an American baseball player who played for the MLB team the New York Yankees. He was a first baseman and excellent batter who rose from the ranks of poverty to be one of the greatest baseball players ever known. Lou was raised by a family of immigrants and played football and baseball in high school through college, impressing scouts by striking out a total of 17 batters. He set the record for consecutive games played with 2,130 and got the nickname the iron horse for his resilience

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    Baseball Rivalry

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    watch. The New York Yankees were the most popular team in the Major League Baseball at that time. The game of baseball has come a long ways from back in the day. Back in the day, they had negro leagues and white people leagues and until one time a person named Jackie Robinson was tired of that, and had made a big step by playing in the regular MLB organization. Back in the day baseball players would wear therepants up and have certain socks they would wear underneath there pants. The New York Yankees

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    just a few of the many words one could use to describe baseball legend Yogi Berra, who passed away yesterday at the age of 90. Though he will no doubt remain best known for his many accomplishments as the catcher for one of the most dominant New York Yankees teams in baseball history, his famous witticisms, military service and charitable endeavors leave behind him a legacy that extends far beyond the diamond and that has made him not only one of the greatest but also one of the most-loved to have

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    Without a doubt, the NY Yankees are the most successful and storied MLB team in history. Everyone knows the team and that includes non-baseball fans. Just take a stroll through any world city and you 'll eventually see their iconic logo donning the head of someone. Despite their universal popularity, there are still some facts you may not know. So to clear things up, here are 20 of them. 1. THE NY YANKEES USED TO BE THE ORIOLES Today, NY and Baltimore are fierce rivals in the American League East

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    African American athletes and civil rights. On October 24th, 1972, Jackie Robinson, had passed away due to heart problems and complications with diabetes. His death affected many people because of the great impact he left on the sport of baseball. Many new things were introduced in the 1970’s, such as the 26th amendment which was passed by congress on March 23rd, 1971. The 26th amendment changed America by lowering the voting age from 21 to 18. President Nixon signed it into law the following July after

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    1920s Sports Cali McGuire Dec. 12. 2016 Sports developed in the 1920s due to new distribution including baseball, golf, tennis, swimming, boxing, and football. These sports before the 1920s were called dumb sports. This was a new beginning. Some of these events that occurred. National Football League and baseball's Negro National League formed; Babe Ruth sold to New York Yankees and hits 54 home runs, signalling the arrival of the lively ball era in baseball; Cleveland Indians' shortstop

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    as the “Yankee Clipper” and “Joltin’ Joe”, was famous for his gracefulness both at the plate and out on the field. Joe used an unusually wide batting stance to achieve his record breaking 56 game hitting streak. He spent his whole career with the Yankees and lead the team to nine World Series Championships. Joe set standards for many players to come, in both the style of their game and how they live their lives. He came to America as the

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    very popular baseball player throughout his career (1992-2014). Being an all-star shortstop for the New York Yankees he had a pretty eventful career. Derek Jeter was a special man in many baseball fan’s hearts, he was one of the best to play the game, he has a very interesting early life, professional career, and personal life. Derek Jeter was born on June 26, 1974. He was born in Pequannock, New Jersey, then later moved to Kalamazoo, Michigan, at age 4. Jeter 's parents are Dorothy and Sanderson

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    earth”. The quote is so famous it is still well-known today and defines the meaning of his life. He feels terrible about how he was diagnosed and he touched many with his story. Lou Gehrig was born in 1903. He was born in Yorkville, New York City, New York.His parents’ names were

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    Legion junior baseball league. 1920 ruth was sold for 125,000 to the New York Yankees, whose stadium was later named The House Ruth Built, this then began the best season of his career, he reached his peak in 1927, when he hit 60 home runs, a season record that still stands. In 1925 he was suspended for ¨misconduct¨ off the grass. As he grew older, his body became too heavy for his slender legs in 1935 after 15 years with the yankees, he joined the Boston Braves as a playing vice president. Before

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    Beane. The challenge of working with a miniscule payroll compared to other organizations in the league forces Beane to discover a new way to construct a team. He uses the innovative idea of sabermetrics to find undervalued players and rebuild his team, which has just been stripped

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    Babe Ruth Research Paper

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    by selling Babe Ruth to the Yankees on January third, nineteen twenty for one hundred thousand and also a three hundred thousand loan secured by mortgage7 on Fenway park. Babe Ruth hit five hundred and seventy five home runs after breaking conner's record. Only nine players have hit that many in there entire career8 since, the ones that did were steroid users. Babe hit an outstanding amount of two hundred and fifty nine home runs in twelve seasons at the New York Yankees stadium. Second only to Mickey

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    Lawrence Peter Berra, more commonly known as “Yogi,” is considered to be one of the greatest baseball players to ever play the game. With over ten all-star appearances and ten World Series titles, Yogi would go on to be one of the best catchers in the history of the sport. Berra’s journey to the big leagues was far from easy. There were many challenges that Yogi faced prior to his induction into the Hall of Fame in 1972. Even though he dealt with many obstacles throughout his life, he was able to

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    his nicknames, “Tony C” or “Conig”, was an outfielder in the Major Leagues from 1964-1975. Tony was born in Revere, Massachusetts in 1945, graduated high school in 1962, and was immediately drafted that same year by the Wellsville Red Sox from the New York-Penn League. He would soon be called up to the majors and by the age of 19 was playing for his hometown team, the Boston Red Sox. Tony’s rookie season with the Red Sox was very impressive. Conigliaro batted .290 with 24 home runs and 52 RBI’s in

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    Focusing on your own goals can lead to greater success by helping you craft your own goal to prosperity. Being an individual player can help make you a better player overall mentally and physically. Babe Ruth was born on February 6, 1895, and was an American baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball lasted around 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935. He worked on his own personal work and world records. During Babe’s early life his parents worked long hours which resulted in him skipping

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    Lou Gehrig was born in 1903, Manhattan, New York, when becoming five moving to Washington Heights. While moving next to the New York Giants stadium and the New York Highlanders. He was then known from then on the the sandlot player of football and baseball. He had a rough childhood being the only child out of four to survive infancy. While he lived

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    more seasons, he played with the Brooklyn Dodgers. In those 10 years, he and the Dodges won 6 championships. When they competed for the championship over the years, they went against the Yankees. When they play against each other, the series was called “The Subway Series.” In 1957, Jackie was traded to the New York Giants (which is now the San Francisco Giants) but already decided to retire. He retired so he could eat dinner with his family and support the Civil Rights. Six years later, he was marching

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    treatment Billy lived until 1994, but sadly died at age 36. Everything in Mickey’s life was now taking a toll on Mickey. In 1995 Mickey was diagnosed with advanced liver cancer. Mickey received a liver transplant hoping it would help. However, the new liver died soon after. Mickey’s Final wishes were that people would not look up to him because he thought he was a bad role model. He also wished that more people would be organ donors because even though it didn’t work for him it could heal someone

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