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New York Yankees

 
The New York Yankees is a professional Baseball team which is based in New York. It is one of the eight charter franchises of the American League (East Division). Before moving to New York in 1903, it was known as the Baltimore Orioles in 1901. They were known as New York highlanders before finally being known as Yankees. They are the defending World Champions of MLB leading the League in titles. They have an excellent success record of 27 World Series championships and as many as 40 American League pennants. Apart from this, they also have 24 Stanley Cup championships under their name. 
 
History of New York Yankees
 
The period between 1923 and 1935 is popularly known as Ruth and Gehrig era. This was one of the golden periods of the New York Yankees. It was popularly known as the age of their brilliant pitcher-turned outfielder Babe Ruth. He was one of the finest players of the game.
 
The period between 1936 and 1951 is known as the DiMaggio Era. With his advent, the team won four straight World Series titles between 1936 and 1939. The year was often described as the final year of the ‘Golden Era’ before the outbreak of the World War II.
 
The period between 1951 and 1959 is known as the Stengel Era. In the year 1954, the team won as many as 100 games. However, in the year 1957, they lost to the Milwaukee Braves by a considerable margin. But the New York Yankees bounced back to win the 1958 World Series by defeating the Dodgers. Subsequently, the other eras are given below:-
 
  • 1960-1964 (the Mantle and Maris Era)
  • 1973-1981 (Steinbrenner, Martin, Jackson and Munson were the four gems of the team. It was known as the Bronx Zoo Era)
  • 1982-1995 (The Mattingly Era)
  • 2008 to present (The Girardi Era)
 
New York Yankees 2010 Spring Training Roster
 
Pitchers
 
  • 68 Wilkin De La Rosa
  • 71 Christian Garcia 
  • 65 Phil Hughes
  • 48 Boone Logan
  • 43 Dámaso Marté
  • 91 Alfredo Aceves
  • 63 Jonathan Albaladejo
  • 64 Andrew Brackman
  • 34 A. J. Burnett
  • 62 Joba Chamberlain
  • 39 Mark Melancon
  • 45 Sergio Mitre
  • 30 David Robertson
  • 52 CC Sabathia
  • 67 Rómulo Sánchez
  • 31 Javier Vázquez
  • 74 Héctor Noesi
  • 75 Iván Nova
  • 61 Chan Ho Park
  • 46 Andy Pettitte
  • 42 Mariano Rivera
 
Catchers
 
  • 29 Francisco Cervelli
  • 20 Jorge Posada
 
Infielders
 
  • 94 Eduardo Núñez
  • 19 Ramiro Peña
  • 13 Alex Rodriguez
  • 24 Robinson Canó
  • 76 Reegie Corona 
  • 2 Derek Jeter
  • 26 Nick Johnson
  • 53 Juan Miranda 
  • 77 Kevin Russo
  • 25 Mark Teixeira
 
Outfielders
 
  • 14 Curtis Granderson
  • 33 Nick Swisher
  • 22 Randy Winn
  • 11 Brett Gardner
  • 27 Greg Golson
 
Spring Training Non Roster Invitees
 
Pitchers
 
  • 47 Royce Ring
  • 93 Amaury Sanit
  • 70 Zack Segovia
 
Catchers
 
  • 85 P. J. Pilittere
  • 12 Mike Rivera
 
Outfielders
 
  • 79 Jon Weber
  • 78 David Winfree
  • 38 Marcus Thames
 
Coach/Manager
 
Manager
 
  • 28 Joe Girardi
 
Coaches
 
  • 54 Kevin Long (hitting)
  • 56 Tony Peña (bench)
  • 59 Rob Thomson (third base)
  • 58 Dave Eiland (pitching)
  • 57 Mike Harkey (bullpen)
  • 50 Mick Kelleher (first base)
 
 

 

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