Today in New York Yankee History (Part 3)

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Events 201 - 299 of 299

  • 1989-04-01 1st NY Met-NY Yankee game in NYC since 1983, Yanks win 4-3
  • 1989-04-04 NY Yankee Tommy John ties record of playing 26 seasons, his 287th win puts him 19th overall as Yanks beat Twins on opening day 4-2
  • 1989-05-24 NY Yankee hurler Lee Gutterman sets record of pitching 30-2/3 innings before giving up his 1st run of season
  • 1989-07-12 NY Yankee pitching great Ron Guidry retires (170-91 .651, 3.29 ERA)
  • 1989-08-04 Blue Jays Dave Steib's perfect game broken up in 9th with 2 outs by NY Yankee Roberto Kelly
  • 1989-08-18 Bucky Dent replaces Dallas Green as NY Yankee manager
  • 1989-10-13 Bob Quinn resigns as NY Yankee VP/GM & replaced by Harding Peterson
  • 1990-05-11 NY Yankees trade Dave Winfield to Angels for Mike Witt
  • 1990-05-23 NY Yankees hit 6 home runs to beat Minnesota Twins 12-0
  • 1990-06-06 Stump Merrill replaces Bucky Dent as NY Yankee manager

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1990-06-12 NY Yankee reliever Dave Righetti becomes 9th to record 200 saves

MLB Pitcher and Coach Dave Righetti
MLB Pitcher and Coach
Dave Righetti
  • 1990-06-21 At Yankee Stadium rally, Nelson Mandela dons a NY Yankee baseball cap & proclaims "I am a Yankee!"
  • 1990-07-01 NY Yankee Andy Hawkins throws no-hitter in Comiskey Park, losing 4-0
  • 1990-07-06 After pitching a no-hitter lose, NY Yankee Andy Hawkins pitches a complete 12 inn game & loses 2-0

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1990-07-17 NY Yankee Deion Sanders hits an inside park homer

NFL Legend Deion Sanders
NFL Legend
Deion Sanders

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1990-07-19 Dave Raghetti pitches in his 499th game as a NY Yankee, passing Whitey Ford in most appearances as a NY Yankee

MLB Pitcher Whitey Ford
MLB Pitcher
Whitey Ford

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1990-07-30 George Steinbrenner is forced by Commissioner Fay Vincent to resign as prinicipal partner of NY Yankees

New York Yankees Owner George Steinbrenner
New York Yankees Owner
George Steinbrenner
  • 1990-08-03 NY Yankee Kevin Mass sets record with 10th HR in 1st 72 at bats
  • 1990-08-06 NY Yankee Kevin Mass sets record with 11th HR in 1st 86 at bats
  • 1990-08-07 NY Yankee Kevin Mass sets record with 12th HR in 1st 92 at bats & becomes 21st to hit a ball into 3rd deck of Seattle's Kingdome
  • 1990-08-11 NY Yankee Kevin Maas is fastest to get 13 HRs (110 at bats)
  • 1990-08-19 NY Yankee Kevin Mass is quickest to reach 14 HRs (approx 128 at bat)
  • 1990-08-20 Gene Michael names NY Yankee VP/GM replacing Harding Peterson
  • 1990-08-20 George Steinbrenner steps down as NY Yankee owner
  • 1990-08-20 NY Yankee Kevin Mass is quickest to reach 15 HRs (approx 132 at bat)
  • 1990-09-10 1st time in NY Yankee history they are completely swept season series, Oakland A's beat them 12 games to 0
  • 1990-09-13 Robert E Nederlander appointed NY Yankee managing general partner
  • 1990-09-25 1st 8 NY Yankees hit safely vs Balt Orioles to tie record
  • 1991-02-28 Don Mattingly named 10th NY Yankee Captain
  • 1991-03-24 NY Yankees beat NY Mets, 9-3
  • 1991-06-03 NY Yankees selected 19-year-old Brien Taylor, #1 in amateur draft
  • 1991-06-19 NY Yankee Steve Howe records his 1st major league save since 1987
  • 1991-07-19 With NY Yankee victory, 10 of 14 AL teams are at .500 or better
  • 1991-09-11 NY Yankees final game at Baltimore Oriole's Memorial Stadium
  • 1991-09-28 NY Yankees set record of 75 games without a complete pitched game
  • 1991-10-29 Buck Showalter replaces Stump Merrill as NY Yankee manager
  • 1991-12-19 NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe arrested for cocaine possession
  • 1991-12-31 Daniel R McCarthy elected NY Yankee managing general partner
  • 1992-01-06 NY Yankees sign free agent Danny Tartabul
  • 1992-03-22 Joseph A Molloy elected NY Yankee general partner
  • 1992-04-04 Game 1 of Mayor Challenge - NY Yankees beat NY Mets 6-4 at Yank Stad
  • 1992-04-05 Game 2 of Mayor Challenge - NY Yankees sweep NY Mets 6-5 at Shea
  • 1992-05-23 NY Yankees play in their 4th straight extra inning game
  • 1992-05-25 NY Yankees score 9 runs before 1st out in 8th inn, beat Brewers 13-7
  • 1992-05-30 NY Yankee Scott Sanderson becomes 9th to beat all 26 teams
  • 1992-06-08 NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe is banned from baseball for 7th time
  • 1992-06-19 NY Yankees 1st game in Baltimore Oriole's Camden Yards
  • 1992-11-12 NY Yankee pitcher Steve Howe is reinstated for 8th time
  • 1992-12-10 NY Yankees sign free agent pitcher Jimmy Key
  • 1993-03-01 George Steinbenner is reinstated as owner of NY Yankees
  • 1993-07-22 NY Yankee Don Mattingly hits his 200th HR
  • 1993-07-23 NY Yankee Mark Hutton is 1st Australian to be a starting pitcher, He beats Angels 5-2; Yanks, Red Sox, Blue Jays 3 way tie for 1st
  • 1994-04-07 NY Yankees beat Texas Rangers 18-6
  • 1994-07-09 11,000th HR in NY Yankees history (Matt Nokes)
  • 1994-07-23 Don Mattingly becomes 6th NY Yankee to get 2,000 hits
  • 1995-03-04 Replacement NY Yankees beat NY Mets 2-1

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1995-06-19 NY Yankees announce agreement with Darryl Strawberry

Baseball Player Darryl Strawberry
Baseball Player
Darryl Strawberry
  • 1995-08-04 Darryl Strawberry joins the NY Yankees
  • 1995-09-03 NY Yankee Tony Fernandez hits for the cycle
  • 1995-10-01 NY Yankees win 1st baseball wildcard ever
  • 1995-10-08 Edgar Martinez drives home tying & winning runs to rally Mariners to 6-5 win in bottom of 11th to beat Yankees & win AL Division Series
  • 1995-12-22 David Cone signs $19.5 million 3 year contract with NY Yankees
  • 1996-03-29 NY Yankees beats NY Mets 7-3 in an exhibition game
  • 1996-03-30 NY Mets beats NY Yankees 5-3 in an exhibition game
  • 1996-05-01 Gerald Williams is 1st NY Yankee since 1934 to get 6 hits in a game
  • 1996-05-08 NY Yankee Dwight Gooden wins his 1st AL game beating Tigers 10-3
  • 1996-05-14 NY Yankee Dwight Gooden no-hits Seattle Mariners 2-0
  • 1996-07-14 NY Yankee John Weteland sets record of 24 consecutive saves
  • 1996-07-28 NY Yankee Darryl Strawberry hits his 300th HR
  • 1996-09-28 NY Yankee Jim Leyitz is 2nd catcher to wear a hockey mask
  • 1996-10-05 NY Yankee Bernie Williams switch hits HRs in a post season game
  • 1996-10-13 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Baltimore Orioles, 4 games to 1
  • 1996-10-22 NY Yankee Bernie Williams hits record tying 7th post season HR, as Yanks tie record of 6th straight post season road win (en route to 8)
  • 1996-10-23 NY Yankees set record by coming back from 6-0 in World Series game to beat Atlanta Braves 8-6, also set record of 7th straight road win
  • 1997-07-10 Hideki Irabu makes his debut as a NY Yankee, he beats Tigers 10-3
  • 1997-08-13 Boston Red Sox trade Mike Stanley back to the NY Yankees
  • 1997-08-31 Don Mattingly's #23 is retired by NY Yankees
  • 1997-09-21 NY Yankee Cecil Fielder hits his 300th HR
  • 1997-09-30 1st time 3 cons HRs in post season-Raines, Jeter, O'Neill (NY Yankees)
  • 1998-02-03 NY Yankees replace general manager Bob Watson with Brian Cashman
  • 1998-02-06 Twins trade Chuck Knoblauch to NY Yankees for $3M & 4 minor leaguers
  • 1998-05-17 David Wells (New York Yankees) pitches a perfect game against the Minnesota Twins
  • 1998-10-13 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Cleveland Indians, 4 games to 2
  • 1998-10-21 MLB World Series: New York Yankees defeat San Diego Padres to win 4-0
  • 1999-07-18 New York Yankees' David Cone becomes 15th pitcher to throw a perfect game (6-0 vs Montreal)
  • 1999-10-18 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 1
  • 1999-10-27 MLB World Series: New York Yankees defeat Atlanta Braves to win 4-0
  • 2000-10-17 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Seattle Mariners, 4 games to 2

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2000-10-26 NY Yankees defeat NY Mets 4-1 to win their 3rd straight World Series championship, MVP: Derek Jeter, NY Yankees

Baseball Player Derek Jeter
Baseball Player
Derek Jeter
  • 2001-10-22 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Seattle Mariners, 4 games to 1
  • 2001-11-04 MLB World Series: Arizona Diamondbacks defeat New York Yankees to win 4-3
  • 2003-10-16 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3
  • 2003-10-25 MLB World Series: Florida Marlins defeat New York Yankees to win 4-2
  • 2004-10-20 MLB American League Championship: Boston Red Sox come back from 0-3 to beat New York Yankees, 4 games to 3
  • 2009-10-25 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 4 games to 2
  • 2009-11-04 MLB World Series: New York Yankees defeat Philadelphia Phillies to win 4-2
  • 2010-10-22 MLB American League Championship: Texas Rangers beat New York Yankees, 4 games to 2
  • 2012-10-18 MLB American League Championship: Detroit Tigers beat New York Yankees, 4 games to 0
  • 2013-09-20 Alex Rodriquez sets new MLB record with 24 Grand Slam home runs for the New York Yankees

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