New York Yankee Team History (Part 2)

Events in Sport

Events 101 - 200 of 824

  • 1924-09-29 Senators clinch pennant, finishing 2 games in front of Yankees

Sports History

1925-04-05 Yankees whip Dodgers in exhibition 16-9 but Babe Ruth collapses in NC due to an ulcer

Baseball Record

1925-06-01 Future NY Yankees Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig pinch hits for shortstop Pee-Wee Wanninge in a 5-3 loss to Washington; first of record 2,130 consecutive games

  • 1925-07-04 A's Lefty Grove beats Yanks Herb Pennock 1-0 in 15 innings

Sports History

1925-07-22 NY Yankees buy future Baseball Hall of Fame shortstop Leo Durocher from Hartford Senators (Eastern League)

  • 1925-07-23 NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits his 1st of 23 career grand slammers
  • 1925-09-22 New York left fielder Ben Paschal hits 2 inside-the-park-home runs as the Yankees score an 11-6 home victory over Chicago White Sox
  • 1926-02-06 St Louis Browns acquire catcher Wally Schang from NY Yankees
  • 1926-06-05 Clevelands Indians baseball team triple-play NY Yankees & win 15-3
  • 1926-09-11 Yanks' Bob Meusel ties record with 3 sacrifice flies
  • 1926-09-25 Yankees take a doubleheader from Browns to clinch AL pennant
  • 1926-09-26 Shortest double header, Yanks lose 6-1 in 72 minutes & lose again 6-2 in 55 minutes to Browns. Yanks had already clinched pennant
  • 1926-10-06 Babe Ruth becomes first MLB player to hit 3 home runs in a World Series game as NY Yankees beat St. Louis Cardinals, 10-5 in Game 4 at Sportsman's Park, St. Louis
  • 1926-10-10 Baseball World Series: St Louis Cardinals beat New York Yankees, 3-2 at Sportsman's Park for 4 games to 3 series victory
  • 1927-03-04 Babe Ruth becomes the highest-paid player in MLB history when he signs 3-year, $70,000 per season contract with the New York Yankees
  • 1927-04-15 Yankees slugger Babe Ruth hits #1 of MLB record season 60 HRs; tees off on A's Howard Ehmke in 1st inning of New York's 6-3 win over Philadelphia
  • 1927-05-16 NY Yankee Bob Meusel steals 2nd, 3rd & home
  • 1927-06-11 Future Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth hits 19th & 20th homers of MLB season record 60 HRs in New York's 6-4 win over Cleveland Indians at Yankees Stadium
  • 1927-06-23 New York future Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman Lou Gehrig hits 3 HRs in Yankees' 11-4 victory over Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park
  • 1927-07-12 Yankees slugger Babe Ruth half way to his MLB record of 60 home runs; smacks #30 of Joe Shaute in 9th inning in New York's 7-0 win over Cleveland Indians at Dunn Field
  • 1927-08-16 Yankees slugger Babe Ruth tees off Tommy Thomas in the 5th inning to hit first HR hit out of Comiskey Park, Chicago; New York beats White Sox, 8-1
  • 1927-08-22 Yankees slugger Babe Ruth hits 40th home run during his MLB record 60 HR season in New York's 9-4 loss to Cleveland Indians at Dunn Field

Sports History

1927-09-09 Tony Lazzeri Day at Yankee Stadium

  • 1927-09-11 Yankees slugger Babe Ruth hits 50th home run during his MLB record 60 HR season in New York's 6-2 loss to St. Louis Browns at Yankee Stadium
  • 1927-09-13 NY Yankees clinch AL pennant after 5-3 win over Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium; Babe Ruth hits HR #52 en route to MLB record 60
  • 1927-09-22 Yanks Earle Coombs hits 3 triples
  • 1927-09-24 New York Yankees set a record of 106 victories
  • 1927-09-29 Yankees slugger Babe Ruth ties MLB record by hitting grand slams in consecutive games; New York's 7-4 win v Philadelphia A's and 15-4 rout of Washington Senators
  • 1927-09-30 Yankees slugger Babe Ruth smacks his MLB record 60th home run off Tom Zachary in 8th inning of New York's 4-2 win over Washington Senators at Yankee Stadium
  • 1927-10-07 Yank Herb Pennock retires 1st 22 Pirates in World Series game
  • 1927-10-08 Baseball World Series: NY Yankees beat Pittsburgh Pirates, 4-3 at Yankee Stadium for a 4-0 series sweep
  • 1927-10-11 New York Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig is named American League MVP; despite hitting MLB record 60 HR's Babe Ruth as a former winner is not eligible

Music Premiere

1927-11-03 Rodgers & Hart's musical "Connecticut Yankee", based on Mark Twain's "A Connecticut Yankee In King Arthur's Court", opens at the Vanderbilt Theatre, NYC; runs for 421 performances

  • 1928-04-19 Yanks are out of 1st place for 1st time since May 1926

Sports History

1928-05-24 Record 12 future Baseball Hall of Famers take the field as NY Yankees beat Philadelphia A's, 9-7 at Shibe Park; managers Miller Huggins & Connie Mack, umpire Tom Connolly also HOF'ers

  • 1928-06-12 New York Yankees future Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman Lou Gehrig collects 14 total bases with 2 triples and 2 home runs in a 15-7 win over Chicago White Sox
  • 1928-07-26 Yanks score 11 runs in 12th beating Tigers 12-1
  • 1928-07-29 Cleveland Indians score 17 in 1st 2 inns to beat Yanks 24-6 at Dunn Field they also set a record with 24 singles in 1 game
  • 1928-08-01 Babe Ruth hits home run #42 in the Yankees 12-1 win v St. Louis Browns, takes him 4 weeks ahead of his 1927 pace

Sports History

1928-09-11 Ty Cobb last hitting appearance, pops out against Yankees

  • 1928-09-28 NY Yanks clinch pennant #6
  • 1928-09-29 Yanks (17) Tigers (28) set 9 inning hit record (45)-Tigers win 19-10
  • 1928-10-09 Baseball World Series: NY Yankees beat St. Louis Cardinals, 7-3 at Sportsman's Park to become first to sweep consecutive World Series; Babe Ruth hits smashes 3 HRs for Yanks
  • 1929-04-16 New York Yankees become first MLB team to permanently feature numbers on backs of uniforms; numbers correspond to position in batting order
  • 1929-05-04 Lou Gehrig hits 3 consecutive HRs, Yankees 11, Tigers 9
  • 1929-05-19 Cloudburst causes stampede in Yankee Stadium, crushes 2 people to death
  • 1929-08-04 Cleveland Indians, trailing 6-5 in 9th with 2 outs score AL record tying 9 runs, beat NY Yankees 14-6
  • 1929-08-07 New York Yankees slugger Babe Ruth ties MLB record by hitting grand slams in consecutive games for the second time in 13-1 win v Philadelphia A's
  • 1929-08-11 New York Yankees slugger Babe Ruth becomes first MLB player to hit 500 home runs (off Willis Hudlin) in 6-5 loss to Indians at League Park, Cleveland
  • 1929-09-24 New York Yankee pitcher Tom Zachary ends season 12-0, record for most pitching wins without a loss in one season
  • 1930-03-08 Baseball slugger Babe Ruth signs 2-year contract for a then huge $160,000 with NY Yankees; GM Ed Barrow, wrongly predicts "No one will ever be paid more than Ruth"
  • 1930-05-21 Yankees' legendary slugger Babe Ruth hits 3 HRs as NY blows 6-0 lead in 4th against Philadelphia A's at Shibe Park; go on to lose, 15-7
  • 1930-05-22 Yankees' future Baseball Hall of Fame 1st baseman Lou Gehrig becomes first to hit 3 HRs three times as NY outscores Philadelphia A's, 20-13; teams combine for then-record 10 homers
  • 1930-05-24 NY Yankees' legendary slugger Babe Ruth homers in both games of a doubleheader (beat Philadelphia A's 10-6 & 11-1); gives him 9 HR's in one week
  • 1930-06-22 New York Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig smashes 3 HRs in 20-13 win over Philadelphia A's at Shibe Park
  • 1930-07-02 Chicago outfielder Carl Reynolds becomes only the 2nd player in MLB history to hit home runs in 3 consecutive innings in 15-4 White Sox victory at Yankee Stadium
  • 1930-07-31 NY Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig drives in 8 runs with a grand slam and 2 doubles in a 14-13 win over the rival Boston Red Sox
  • 1930-09-18 NY Yankee future Baseball HOF pitcher Red Ruffing hits 2 HRs to beat St Louis Browns, 7-6 at Sportsman's Park, St. Louis
  • 1930-10-10 MLB New York Yankees announce signing former Chicago Cubs manager Joe McCarthy to manage for 4 years
  • 1931-02-15 Spring training site of NY Yankees in St Petersburg is renamed Miller Huggins Field in honor of the team's late manager
  • 1931-04-02 17-year old girl Jackie Mitchell strikes out New York Yankees stars Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in an exhibition baseball game at Engel Stadium in Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • 1931-04-12 Joe McCarthy debuts as New York Yankees manager
  • 1931-06-06 NY Yankees turn triple-play but lose 7-5 to Cleveland Indians
  • 1931-07-28 White Sox score 11 in 8th to beat Yankees 14-12
  • 1931-08-21 Yankees slugger Babe Ruth becomes the first MLB player to hit 600 career home runs as NY defeats St. Louis Browns, 11-7 at Sportsman's Park
  • 1931-09-01 Future Baseball Hall of Fame 1st baseman Lou Gehrig hits his 3rd grand slam in 4 days & 6th homer in consecutive games in NY Yankees' 5-1 win v Boston Red Sox
  • 1931-09-24 Round-robin playoff among NYC's 3 major league teams, to raise money for unemployed, concludes with Brooklyn losing to both Giants & Yanks
  • 1932-05-16 Yanks 4th straight shutout to equal record set by Cleveland & Boston
  • 1932-05-30 Yankees dedicate a plaque to Miller Huggins
  • 1932-06-03 Future Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman Lou Gehrig first to hit 4 consecutive HRs in a MLB game; NY Yankees beat Philadelphia A's, 20-13 at Shibe Park
  • 1932-06-23 St Louis Browns beat NY Yankees, 14-10; Lou Gehrig's 1,103rd consecutive game in a Yankees uniform, equaling Joe Sewell's record with one team (Cleveland Indians)
  • 1932-07-09 Yanks' Ben Chapman hits 2 inside-the-park HRs, tying record
  • 1932-08-13 Yankees hurler Red Ruffing becomes first MLB pitcher since 1906 to hit an extra-inning, game-winning home run in NY's 1-0 win over the Senators in Washington
  • 1932-09-13 NY Yankees clinch their 7th AL pennant
  • 1932-10-01 Babe Ruth’s legendary call; sledged by Cubs dugout, points to center-field before homering into the Wrigley Field bleachers in 5th inning, Game 3 of the World Series; NY Yankees win, 7-5
  • 1932-10-02 New York Yankees win their 12th consecutive World Series game and sweep the Fall Classic for the third time; Bronx Bombers bang out 19 hits as they rout Chicago Cubs, 13-6 at Wrigley Field
  • 1933-04-25 NY Yankee Russ Van Atta shuts out Washington Senators 16-0
  • 1933-05-27 Trailing 11-3, Yanks score 12 runs in 8th & beat White Sox 15-11
  • 1933-06-03 A's score 11 runs in 2nd, Yanks score 10 in 5th & win 17-11

Baseball Record

1933-06-08 A's first baseman Jimmie Foxx hits 3 consecutive home runs as Philadelphia outscores New York Yankees, 14 - 10; 4 straight HRs after Foxx had homered last time up the previous day

  • 1933-08-03 Philadelphia A's beat NY Yankees, 7-0, first time in 308 games 'Bronx Bombers' are shut out
  • 1933-09-23 MLB New York Yankees commit 5 errors (3 by shortstop Frankie Crosetti), but beat Red Sox 16-12 at Fenway Park, Boston
  • 1933-10-01 Babe Ruth makes his final pitching appearance in MLB; pitches all 9 innings in a season ending 6-5 win v Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium; hits his 34th home run of the season in 5th inning
  • 1933-12-29 New York Yankees owner Jacob Ruppert refuses to release future Baseball Hall of Fame slugger Babe Ruth to manage the Cincinnati Reds
  • 1934-01-15 New York Yankees slugger Babe Ruth, nearing end of illustrious career, signs a 1-year contract worth $35,000; represents a pay cut of $17,000 for "The Babe"
  • 1934-04-05 Baseball superstar Babe Ruth agrees to do three 15-minute broadcasts a week over NBC for a fee of $39,000 for 13 weeks; $4,000 more than his NY Yankees playing contract
  • 1934-06-06 Yankee Myrl Hoag hits 6 singles in one game
  • 1934-06-25 NY Yank pitcher John Broaca ties record by striking out 5 times
  • 1934-06-25 NY Yankee Lou Gehrig hits for the cycle beating White Sox 11-2
  • 1934-07-05 Lou Gehrig hits record 17th career grand slam in Yankees 8-3 win v Washington, passes Babe Ruth's total
  • 1934-09-24 2,500 fans see Babe Ruth's farewell Yankee appearance at Yankee Stadium
  • 1934-09-24 Idle Detroit wins pennant, as Red Sox beat Yankees 5-0
  • 1934-09-30 Babe Ruth's final game as a Yankee, goes 0 for 3
  • 1934-11-03 NY Yankees 1st baseman Lou Gehrig wins American League Triple Crown after hitting .363 with 49 HRs and 165 RBI; but Philadelphia A's catcher Mickey Cochrane (.320, 2 HRs, 76 RBI) is named AL MVP

Sports History

1934-11-21 NY Yankees buy Joe DiMaggio from SF Seals (Pacific Coast League)

Birthdays in Sport

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 206

  • 1944-12-15 Stan Bahnsen, American baseball pitcher (AL Rookie of the Year 1968, NY Yankees), born in Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • 1946-03-15 Bobby Bonds, American MLB baseball outfielder, 1968-81, 3x All-Star, 3x Golden Glove (San Francisco Giants, 1968-74 and 7 other teams), father of Barry Bonds, born in Riverside, California (d. 2003)
  • 1946-04-08 Jim "Catfish" Hunter, American Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher (MLB All-Star 1966, 67, 70, 72–1976; World Series 1972–74, 77, 78; AL Cy Young Award 1974; Oakland A's, NY Yankees), born in Hertford, North Carolina (d. 1999)
  • 1946-04-10 Bob Watson, American baseball utility (MLB All Star 1973, 75; Houston Astros) and sports executive (GM NY Yankees, World Series 1996), born in Los Angeles, California (d. 2020)
  • 1947-05-14 Dick "Dirt" Tidrow, American MLB pitcher, 1972-84 (Cleveland Indians; New York Yankees and 3 other teams), and executive (Asst GM, San Francisco Giants), born in San Francisco, California
  • 1947-06-07 Thurman Munson, American baseball catcher (MLB All-Star 1971, 73–78; World Series 1977, 78; AL MVP 1976; NY Yankees), born in Akron, Ohio (d. 1979)
  • 1948-05-14 Dave LaRoche, baseball pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • 1948-08-23 Ron Blomberg, American 1st baseman (NY Yankees) and 1st designated hitter, born in Atlanta, Georgia

Dave KingmanDave Kingman (74 years old)

1948-12-21 American baseball utility, DH (3 × MLB All-Star; NL HR leader 1979, 82; NY Mets, Chicago Cubs), born in Pendleton, Oregon

  • 1948-12-26 Chris Chambliss, 1st baseman (NY Yankee)
  • 1949-05-16 Rick Reuschel, pitcher (NY Yankees)
  • 1950-04-10 Ken Griffey Sr., American baseball outfielder (3 x MLB All Star; Cincinnati Reds, NY Yankees), born in Donora, Pennsylvania

Ron GuidryRon Guidry (72 years old)

1950-08-28 American Baseball Pitcher (4 x MLB All Star; Cy Young 1978; World Series 1977, 78; NY Yankees), born in Lafayette, Louisiana

  • 1951-07-05 Rich "Goose" Gossage, American Baseball Hall of Fame relief pitcher (World Series 1978 NY Yankees; 9 x MLB All Star; 3 × AL saves leader), born in Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • 1951-11-25 Bucky Dent, all star shortstop (Chicago White Sox, NY Yankees)
  • 1952-02-04 Lisa Eichhorn, actress (Cutter's Way, Yanks), born in Reading, Pennsylvania
  • 1953-05-16 Rick Rhoden, American baseball pitcher (MLB All-Star (1976, 86; Silver Slugger Award 1984–86; LA Dodgers, Pittsburgh Pirates, NY Yankees), born in Boynton Beach, Florida
  • 1954-05-19 Rick Cerone, catcher (Yankees/Red Sox/Mets/Expos), born in Newark, New Jersey
  • 1954-07-04 Jim Beattie, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Hampton, Virginia
  • 1955-03-25 Lee Mazzilli, American baseball utility (MLB All Star 1979, NY Mets; World Series 1986, Pittsburgh Pirates), manager (Baltimore Orioles) and coach (World Series 2000, NY Yankees), born in Brooklyn, New York
  • 1955-05-19 Ed Whitson, pitcher (NY Yankees, San Diego Padres)
  • 1955-11-10 Jack Clark, American baseball utility (MLB All-Star 1978, 79, 85, 87; Silver Slugger Award 1985, 87; SF Giants, St. Louis Cardinals), born in New Brighton, Pennsylvania
  • 1955-11-26 Jay Howell, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees, Oakland A's), born in Miami, Florida
  • 1956-05-23 Buck Showalter, American baseball manager (AL Manager of the Year 1994, 2004, 14; NY Yankees, Arizona Diamondbacks, Texas Rangers, Baltimore Orioles) and analyst (ESPN, YES network), born in DeFuniak Springs, Florida
  • 1956-12-13 Dale Berra, American baseball infielder (Pittsburgh Pirates, NY Yankees), born in Ridgewood, New Jersey
  • 1957-04-02 Hank Steinbrenner, American businessman and MLB team owner (New York Yankees 2010-20), born in Culver, Indiana (d. 2020)
  • 1957-12-04 Lee Smith, American Baseball HOF pitcher (7 × MLB All-Star; 4 x saves leader; Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, NY Yankees, Baltimore Orioles), born in Jamestown, Louisiana

Wade BoggsWade Boggs (64 years old)

1958-06-15 American Baseball HOF 3rd baseman (5 x AL batting champion; 12 x MLB All-Star; Boston Red Sox; New York Yankees; Tampa Bay Devil Rays), born in Omaha, Nebraska

  • 1958-09-11 Don Slaught, American catcher (California Angels, NY Yankees), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1958-11-22 Lee Guetterman, pitcher (NY Yankees, Seattle Mariners), born in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Dave RighettiDave Righetti (64 years old)

1958-11-28 American Baseball Pitcher (Yankees, Giants) and coach, born in San Jose, California

Rickey HendersonRickey Henderson (64 years old)

1958-12-25 American Baseball HOF outfielder (10 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1989, 93; AL MVP 1990; MLB stolen bases record 1,406; Oakland A's, NY Yankees), born in Chicago, Illinois

Tim RainesTim Raines (63 years old)

1959-09-16 American Baseball HOF left fielder (7 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1996, 98, 2005; NL batting champion 1986; Montreal Expos, NY Yankees, Chicago WS), born in Sanford, Florida

  • 1959-10-29 Jesse Barfield, American MLB outfielder (Blue Jays, Yankees, 1986 HR leader), born in Joliet, Illinois
  • 1960-01-29 Steve Sax, American MLB 2nd baseman, NL rookie of the year, 1981, 5x all-star (LA Dodgers, 1981-88; NY Yankees, Chicago White Sox), born in West Sacramento, California
  • 1960-09-02 Rex Hudler, Tempe AZ, outfielder (NY Yankees, California Angels)
  • 1960-12-09 Juan Samuel, Dominican-American baseball infielder (NY Yankees, Blue Jays), manager and coach, born in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • 1961-01-29 Mike Aldrete, American baseball infielder (Oakland Athletics, NY Yankees)

Don MattinglyDon Mattingly (61 years old)

1961-04-20 American baseball 1st baseman (6 x MLB All-Star; AL MVP 1985; 9 x Gold Glove; 3 x Silver Slugger; AL batting champion 1984; NY Yankees) and manager (LA Dodgers, Miami Marlins), born in Evansville, Indiana

  • 1961-04-22 Jimmy Key, Huntsville Alabama, pitcher (Blue Jays, NY Yanks, Orioles)
  • 1962-02-19 Alvaro Espinoza, Venezuelan baseball shortstop (NY Yanks, NY Mets)
  • 1962-10-30 Danny Tartabull, outfielder (NY Yankees, Chicago White Sox), born in Miami, Florida

Paul O'NeillPaul O'Neill (59 years old)

1963-02-25 MLB right fielder (Cincinnati Reds, NY Yankees), born in Columbus, Ohio

  • 1963-03-13 Mariano Duncan, infielder (NY Yankees), born in San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • 1963-06-25 Mike Stanley, American baseball player (NY Yankees, Boston Red Sox), born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
  • 1963-09-21 Cecil Fielder, American baseball infielder (3 x MLB All Star, 2 x AL HR leader, Detroit Tigers; World Series 1996 Atlanta Braves), born in Los Angeles, California
  • 1963-12-27 Jim Leyritz, Lakewood OH, catcher (NY Yankees)
  • 1964-04-13 José Rijo, Dominican baseball pitcher (NY Yankees, Cincinnati Reds), born in San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic
  • 1964-04-19 Scott Kamienicki, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Mount Clemens, Michigan
  • 1964-08-10 Andy Stankiewicz, infielder (NY Yankees, Montreal Expos), born in Inglewood, California
  • 1964-08-13 Jay Buhner, American MLB outfielder (Seattle Mariners, NY Yankees), born in Louisville, Kentucky
  • 1964-10-01 Roberto Kelly, Panamanian baseball outfielder and coach (NY Yankees; MLB All Star 1992-93), born in Panama City, Panama
  • 1964-10-14 Joe Girardi, American MLB catcher (4 teams, including NY Yankees, 1996-99), and manager (Yankees, 2006-17), born in Peoria, Illinois

Dwight GoodenDwight Gooden (58 years old)

1964-11-16 American Baseball Pitcher (4 x MLB All-Star; NL Cy Young Award, Triple Crown 1985 NY Mets; no-hitter 1996 NY Yankees), born in Tampa, Florida

  • 1964-12-10 Luis Polonia, Dominican MLB outfielder (NY Yanks, Orioles), born in Santiago City, Dominica Republic
  • 1965-04-24 Mike Blowers, MLB infielder (NY Yankees, LA Dodgers), born in Würzburg, Germany
  • 1965-08-09 Ezra Polley, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Georgetown, Kentucky
  • 1965-10-06 Ruben Sierra, Rio Piedras Puerto Rico, outfielder (NY Yankees)
  • 1966-01-03 Luis Sojo, Venezuelan MLB infielder (World Series 1996, 1998–2000; Seattle Mariners, NY Yankees), born in Petare, Edo Miranda, Venezuela
  • 1966-01-16 Jack McDowell, American pitcher (NY Yankees, White Sox, Indians), born in Van Nuys, California
  • 1966-02-15 Melido Perez, Dominican-American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic
  • 1966-08-10 Gerald Williams, American MLB baseball outfielder, 1992-2005 (NY Yankees, and 5 other teams), born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 2022)
  • 1966-08-21 John Wetteland, American pitcher (NY Yanks, Rangers, Expos), born in San Mateo, California
  • 1966-11-17 Jeff Nelson, pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Baltimore, Maryland
  • 1967-02-01 Tim Naehring, American baseball infielder (Boston Red Sox) and executive (Vice President of Baseball Operations NY Yankees), born in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 1967-04-09 Graeme Lloyd, Australian baseball pitcher (World Series 1996, 98 NY Yankees; Olympic silver 2004), born in Geelong, Australia
  • 1967-06-02 Mike Stanton, American pitcher (MLB All Star 2001; World Series 1998-2000; NY Yankees), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1967-07-03 Brian Cashman, American baseball executive (World Series 1998, 99, 2000, 09 NY Yankees), born in Rockville Centre, New York

Deion SandersDeion Sanders (55 years old)

1967-08-09 American College/Pro Football Hall of Fame corner-back (Super Bowl 1995, 96; 8 x Pro Bowl; Dallas Cowboys) and MLB outfielder (NY Yankees; Atlanta Braves), born in Fort Myers, Florida

  • 1967-08-25 Jeff Tweedy, American singer-songwriter (Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot), born in Belleville, Illinois
  • 1967-09-19 Jim Abbott, American MLB pitcher (Olympic gold 1988; California Angels, NY Yankees), born in Flint, Michigan
  • 1967-10-21 John Flaherty, American baseball catcher (Tampa Bay Devil Rays, New York Yankees) and broadcaster (YES Network, NY Yankees), born in NYC, New York
  • 1967-12-07 Tino Martinez, American baseball first baseman (MLB All-Star 1995, 1997; World Series 1996, 98–2000 Seattle Mariners, NY Yankees), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1968-02-26 J. T. Snow, American baseball infielder (NY Yankees, California Angels), born in Long Beach, California
  • 1968-02-28 J T Snow, American baseball 1st baseman (NY Yankees, California Angels)
  • 1968-04-15 Billy Brewer, American baseball pitcher, 1993-99 (NY Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, and 2 other teams), born in Fort Worth, Texas
  • 1968-07-07 Chuck Knoblauch, American baseball shortstop (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins), born in Houston, Texas
  • 1968-09-13 Bernie Williams, Puerto Rican baseball outfielder (NY Yankees), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 1968-11-06 Chad Curtis, American outfielder (NY Yankees, Detroit Tigers), born in Marion, Indiana
  • 1968-12-08 Mike Mussina, American Baseball HOF pitcher (5 x MLB All Star; 7 x Gold Glove Award; Baltimore Orioles, NY Yankees), born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania
  • 1969-01-08 Brian Boehringer, American baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in St Louis, Missouri
  • 1969-02-06 Bob Wickman, American baseball pitcher (Chicago White Sox, NY Yankees), born in Green Bay, Wisconsin
  • 1969-04-07 Ricky Bones, pitcher (Milwaukee Brewers, NY Yanks), born in Salinas, Puerto Rico
  • 1969-05-15 Hideki Irabu, Japanese-American NPB and MLB baseball pitcher, 1988-2004 (New York Yankees, 1997-2002), born in Okinawa, Japan (d. 2011)
  • 1969-09-25 David Weathers, American baseball pitcher (Florida Marlins, NY Yankees), born in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
  • 1969-11-29 Mariano Rivera, Panamanian Baseball HOF pitcher (13 × MLB All-Star; 5 × World Series; World Series MVP 1999; NY Yankees), born in Panama City, Panama
  • 1969-12-03 Harold Steinbrenner, American businessman and MLB team owner (New York Yankees), born in Culver, Indiana
  • 1970-02-06 Mark Hutton, Australian baseball pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Adelaide, Australia
  • 1971-01-08 Jason Giambi, American MLB baseball infielder, 1995-2014, 5X All-Star (Oakland A's, New York Yankees, and 2 other teams), born in West Covina, California
  • 1971-01-12 Andy Fox, American baseball infielder (NY Yankees), born in Sacramento, California
  • 1971-04-29 Sterling Hitchcock, American baseball pitcher (NY Yanks, Sea Mariners), born in Fayetteville, North Carolina
  • 1971-08-17 Jorge Posada, Puerto Rican baseball catcher (5-time MLB All Star and Silver Slugger Award; NY Yankees), born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 1972-06-15 Andrew Pettitte, American MLB pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • 1972-06-15 Ramiro Mendoza, Panamanian MLB pitcher (NY Yankees), born in Los Santos, Panama

Derek JeterDerek Jeter (48 years old)

1974-06-26 American Baseball HOF shortstop (14 × MLB All-Star; 5 × World Series; World Series MVP 2000; NY Yankees), born in Pequannock, New Jersey

  • 1975-06-03 José Molina, Puerto Rican baseball player (New York Yankees), born in Bayamón, Puerto Rico
  • 1976-04-14 Kyle Farnsworth, American MLB baseball pitcher, 1999-2014 (Chicago Cubs, New York Yankees, and 7 other teams), born in Wichita, Kansas
  • 1977-12-06 Kevin Cash, American baseball catcher (World Series 2007, 09; Boston Red Sox; New York Yankees) and manager (AL Manager of the Year 2020; TB Rays), born in Tampa, Florida
  • 1980-03-31 Chien-Ming Wang, Taiwanese MLB pitcher (NY Yankees, AL wins leader 2006), born in Tainan City, Taiwan
  • 1981-04-23 Sean Henn, American baseball player (NY Yankees), born in Fort Worth, Texas

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