Today in New York Yankee History (Part 9)

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  • 1997-08-19 NY Yank 3rd baseman Wade Boggs pitches a scoreless inning vs Anaheim
  • 1997-08-31 Don Mattingly's #23 is retired by NY Yankees
  • 1997-09-05 Orioles beat Yankes 13-9 in longest 9 inning game
  • 1997-09-20 Yanks clinch 37th appearance in post season, 3rd consecutive
  • 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)

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

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

MLB Outfielder Tim Raines
MLB Outfielder
Tim Raines
Baseball Player Derek Jeter
Baseball Player
Derek Jeter
MLB Right Fielder Paul O'Neill
MLB Right Fielder
Paul O'Neill
  • 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 WS, 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 New York Yankees beat San Diego, 3-0 in Game 4 at Qualcomm Stadium to sweep Padres and win 2nd Baseball World Series in 3 years; Yankees 3rd baseman Scott Brosius MVP
  • 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 New York Yankees beat Atlanta, 4-1 in Game 4 at Yankee Stadium to sweep Braves and retain Baseball World Series; Yankees closer Mariano Rivera MVP
  • 2000-10-17 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Seattle Mariners, 4 games to 2

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2000-10-26 NY Yankees beat NY Mets, 4-2 in Game 5 at Shea Stadium to win "Subway Series"; Yankees 3rd straight Baseball World Series; Yanks infielder Derek Jeter MVP

Baseball Player Derek Jeter
Baseball Player
Derek Jeter

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

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

MLB Pitching Legend Roger Clemens
MLB Pitching Legend
Roger Clemens
  • 2001-10-22 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Seattle Mariners, 4 games to 1
  • 2001-11-04 Arizona beats New York Yankees, 3-2 in Game 7 at Bank One Ballpark, Phoenix for Diamondbacks' first Baseball World Series; Arizona pitchers Randy Johnson & Curt Schilling co-MVP's
  • 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 Florida beats New York Yankees, 2-0 in Game 6 at Yankee Stadium for Marlins second Baseball World Series; Florida pitcher Josh Beckett MVP
  • 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
  • 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
  • 2007-11-01 Joe Torre, the winningest manager in MLB postseason history, moves from one storied franchise (NY Yankees) to another (LA Dodgers), agreeing to a 3-year, $13 million contract
  • 2008-04-01 New York Yankees set a MLB record by winning their 11th straight home opener, 3-2 against Toronto Blue Jays
  • 2008-07-16 79th All Star Baseball Game: AL wins 4-3 at Yankee Stadium, New York
  • 2008-09-21 The final home game is played at Yankee Stadium against the Baltimore Orioles.
  • 2009-10-25 MLB American League Championship: New York Yankees beat Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, 4 games to 2
  • 2009-11-04 NY Yankees beat Philadelphia Phillies, 7-3 in Game 6 at Yankee Stadium to win Bronx Bombers' record 27th Baseball World Series; NY outfielder Hideki Matsui MVP
  • 2010-05-08 Last piece of Yankee Stadium falls in the Bronx, New York, marking the end of the two year demolition process
  • 2010-08-04 On 3rd anniversary of his 500th MLB career home run, Alex Rodriguez reaches the 600 HR mark in the NY Yankees 5-1 win v Toronto; 7th and youngest to reach milestone
  • 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
  • 2013-08-05 MLB bans New York Yankees infielder Alex Rodriguez for 211 games as a result of the Biogenesis Laboratories scandal
  • 2013-09-20 Alex Rodriquez sets new MLB record with 24 Grand Slam home runs for the New York Yankees
  • 2015-10-01 NY Yankees record the 10,000th win in their illustrious history, and also clinch wild card slot; beat the Red Sox, 4-1, at a rainy New Yankee Stadium; NY bullpen ties MLB record with their 589th victim of the season
  • 2016-03-01 MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred sends a strong message on the issue of domestic violence; issues a 30-game suspension to NY Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman
  • 2018-09-29 NY Yankees Venezuelan 2nd baseman Gleyber Torres smashes a 2-run homer in 8-5 win v Boston at Fenway Park; Yankees MLB record 265th homer of the season; Giancarlo Stanton adds #266 in 7th
  • 2018-09-30 New York Yankees suffer a 10-2 drubbing at the Boston Red Sox but accumulate a MLB record 267 home runs for the season; surpass Seattle Mariners previous mark of 264 in 1997
  • 2018-10-08 Red Sox utility Brock Holt becomes first MLB player to hit for the cycle in a postseason game during Boston's 16-1 Game 3 rout of the NY Yankees in the AL Division Series at Yankee Stadium
  • 2019-07-15 Tampa Bay catcher Travis d'Arnaud becomes first player in MLB history to hit 3 homers while catching and batting leadoff in the Rays' 5-4 win over the NY Yankees
  • 2019-07-22 NFL Dallas Cowboys named most valuable sports team in the world worth $5 billion, MLB New York Yankees 2nd at $4.6 billion, Real Madrid 3rd with $4.2 billion according to Forbes
  • 2019-08-12 Baltimore Orioles concede 7 home runs in doubleheader defeats against NY Yankees to break the American League single season HRs allowed record with 248 and counting

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