New York Yankee Team History (Part 8)

Events in Sport

Events 701 - 800 of 824

  • 1992-03-06 Yankee pitcher Pascual Perez suspended for 1 year due to cocaine
  • 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
  • 1992-04-13 Longest 2 undefeated baseball teams to meet (NY Yanks 5-0 vs Toronto Blue Jays 6-0); Yanks score 3 in top of 9th to win 5-2
  • 1992-05-23 NY Yankees play in their 4th straight extra inning game
  • 1992-05-24 Despite trailing 7-1, NY Yanks tie Milwaukee Brewers & then score 1 in 9th to avoid 5th 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
  • 1992-06-16 MLB Boston Red Sox Jeff Reardon sets record of 342 saves (vs Yanks 1-0) [1]
  • 1992-06-19 NY Yankees 1st game in Baltimore Oriole's Camden Yards

Sports History

1992-07-24 Faye Vincent reinstates Yankee owner George Steinbrenner (eff 3/1/93)

  • 1992-09-08 Danny Tartabull has 9 RBIs as Yanks beat Orioles 16-4
  • 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 New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner is reinstated as general partner of the team; banned because of his relationship with convicted gambler Howie Spira
  • 1993-04-05 73,293 see the NY Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians, 9-1 in the season opener at Cleveland Stadium
  • 1993-04-08 Indians' Carlos Baerga is 1st to switch hit HRs in same inn (vs Yanks)

Sports History

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
  • 1993-07-27 Detroit Tiger Fryman hits for cycle but loses 12-7 to Yankees

Sports History

1993-08-14 Reggie Jackson Day - NY Yanks retire 13th # (#44)

  • 1993-09-04 New York Yankees pitcher Jim Abbott no-hits Cleveland Indians, 4-0 at Yankee Stadium
  • 1993-09-18 Trailing 3-1 with 2 outs in 9th, time is called prior to Mike Stanley pop out, gets a 2nd chance, & Yanks rally to beat Boston 4-3

Hall of Fame

1994-02-25 New York Yankees shortstop Phil Rizzuto is elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Hall of Fame

1994-07-31 Baseball Hall of Fame inducts New York Yankees shortstop Phil Rizzuto and Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Steve Carlton

Agreement of Interest

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

  • 1995-08-04 Following a suspension from the league for substance abuse former Mets outfielder Darryl Strawberry joins NY Yankees and eventually helps the Bronx Bombers to win the 1996 World Series
  • 1995-10-01 NY Yankees (AL) and Colorado Rockies (NL) become first wild-card teams in new MLB playoff system; Rox are first team to reach postseason before 7th year; post best ever record for a 3rd-year team, 10 games over .500 (77-67)
  • 1995-10-04 Jim Leyritz homers with a man on in 15th inning to give Yankees 2-0 Division Series lead over Mariners
  • 1995-10-07 Mariners rally from 5-0 to force Game 5 of Division Series vs Yankees
  • 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

Sports History

1996-05-08 NY Yankee Dwight Gooden wins his 1st AL game beating Tigers 10-3

  • 1996-05-12 Yankees losing 8-0 to Chicago White Sox, come back to win 9-8
  • 1996-05-14 New York Yankees' controversial pitcher Dwight Gooden no-hits Seattle Mariners, 2-0 at Yankee Stadium
  • 1996-07-06 In a 2-0 win v Brewers, New York Yankees closer John Wetteland sets MLB record 20 consecutive saves en route to 24
  • 1996-07-14 New York Yankees closer John Wetteland sets MLB record 24 consecutive saves
  • 1996-07-14 NY Yanks sweep complete season series in Baltimore for 1st time
  • 1996-07-28 NY Yankee Darryl Strawberry hits his 300th HR
  • 1996-08-10 Yanks lose ending 3rd best home series victory streak at 24
  • 1996-09-28 NY Yankee Jim Leyitz is 2nd catcher to wear a hockey mask
  • 1996-10-05 New York centre fielder Bernie Williams homers from each side of the plate as the Yankees beat Texas, 6-4 to win the AL Division Series, 3 - 1
  • 1996-10-13 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Baltimore Orioles, 4 games to 1
  • 1996-10-13 Yanks (3) & Orioles (3) combine to tie play off record of 6 HRs
  • 1996-10-19 Braves beat NY Yanks by record tying 11 runs, 12-1 in a World Series
  • 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 New York Yankees set record recovering from 0-6 in Baseball World Series game to beat Braves, 8-6 in Game 4 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium; record 7th straight post-season road win
  • 1996-10-24 Last game at Atlanta County Fulton Stadium. Yanks win record 8th straight road post season win (with no loses)
  • 1996-10-25 Frank, brother of Yank manager Joe Torre, receives a heart transplant
  • 1996-10-26 Baseball World Series: New York beats Atlanta Braves, 3-2 in Game 6 at Yankee Stadium to win club's 23rd title; MVP: Bronx Bombers' reliever John Wetteland

Sports History

1996-11-05 Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is the unanimous choice as AL Rookie of the Year

  • 1997-03-29 1st game at Turner Field Atlanta, Braves beats Yanks 2-0 (exhibition)
  • 1997-04-13 Rare double doubleheader played in the same city Giants vs Mets & Oakland A's vs Yankees in NY after rain previous day
  • 1997-05-14 Baseball's Executive Council suspends NY Yankees owner George Steinbrenner for his suing other team owners

Sports History

1997-05-21 Blue Jays pitcher Roger Clemens beats the Yankees for his 200th win

  • 1997-05-27 Major league revenue sharing begins, NY Yanks pay out most $28M
  • 1997-07-10 Hideki Irabu makes MLB debut as a NY Yankee, beats Tigers 10-3
  • 1997-07-21 NY Yank Mike Whiton held in Milwaukee on charges of sexual assault
  • 1997-08-09 Yanks break Minnesota Twins Brad Radke's string of 12 straight wins
  • 1997-08-13 Boston Red Sox trade Mike Stanley back to the NY Yankees

Sports History

1997-08-19 NY Yank 3rd baseman Wade Boggs pitches a scoreless inning vs Anaheim

Baseball Record

1997-09-30 New York Yankees Tim Raines, Derek Jeter & Paul O'Neill are 1st to hit 3 consecutively homers in post season (Yanks beat Cleveland Indians 8-6)

  • 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 New York Yankees pitcher David Wells tosses a perfect game in a 4-0 win against the Minnesota Twins at Yankee Stadium, NY
  • 1998-07-05 NY Yankees beat Baltimore Orioles 1-0 to improve record to 61-20, equalling best 81-game start in MLB history
  • 1998-09-04 NY Yankees beat Chicago White Sox, 11-6, to win their 100th game on the earliest date in MLB history besting the 1906 Chicago Cubs & 1954 Cleveland Indians by 5 days
  • 1998-10-13 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Cleveland Indians, 4 games to 2
  • 1998-10-21 Baseball World Series: New York Yankees beat San Diego, 3-0 in Game 4 at Qualcomm Stadium to sweep Padres and win 2nd title in 3 years; MVP: Yankees 3rd baseman Scott Brosius
  • 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 Baseball World Series: New York Yankees beat Atlanta, 4-1 in Game 4 at Yankee Stadium to sweep Braves and retain title; MVP: Yankees closer Mariano Rivera
  • 2000-10-17 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Seattle Mariners, 4 games to 2
  • 2000-10-26 Baseball World Series: NY Yankees beat NY Mets, 4-2 in Game 5 at Shea Stadium to win "Subway Series"; Yankees 3rd straight title; MVP: Derek Jeter
  • 2001-04-02 New York Yankees pitcher Roger Clemens becomes American League all-time strikeout leader, recording his 3,509th K in a 7-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals; Walter Johnson previous record 3,508 Ks
  • 2001-10-22 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Seattle Mariners, 4 games to 1
  • 2001-11-04 Baseball World Series: Arizona beats New York Yankees, 3-2 in Game 7 at Bank One Ballpark, Phoenix for Diamondbacks' first title; co-MVP: Arizona pitchers Randy Johnson & Curt Schilling
  • 2002-05-10 Anaheim Angels crush the Chicago White Sox 19-0. The Angels join the 1923 Indians, 1939 Yankees and 1950 Red Sox as the only teams to beat two opponents by 19 or more runs in the same season
  • 2002-10-05 For the first time in its 42-year old history, the Anaheim Angels win a post-season series by beating the Yankees, 9-5 to take the ALDS, 3-1
  • 2003-10-16 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Boston Red Sox, 4 games to 3
  • 2003-10-25 Baseball World Series: Florida beats New York Yankees, 2-0 in Game 6 at Yankee Stadium for Marlins second title; MVP: Florida pitcher Josh Beckett
  • 2004-03-31 With a 12-1 defeat of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in Tokyo, NY Yankees starter Kevin Brown becomes only the 2nd pitcher in MLB history to have beaten all 30 teams
  • 2004-10-20 MLB American League Championship: Boston Red Sox come back from 0-3 to beat New York Yankees, 4 games to 3

Baseball Record

2007-08-04 32-year-old Alex Rodriguez becomes the youngest player in MLB history to hit 500 home runs, connecting on the 1st pitch he sees as NY Yankees beat Kansas City, 16-8


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