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Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 99-90

Every week, we’ll rank the best players in local sports history by uniform/jersey number, in sets of 10. So with that said, let’s start from the top. Here are 99-90.

23 hours ago

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees, right, acknowledges the fans at Comerica Park as his father Sanderson Jeter, sister Sharlee Jeter and Detroit Tigers President Dave Dombrowski look on during his retirement ceremony before their game against the Detroit Tigers on August 27, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

WATCH: Derek Jeter’s Little Nephew Tips Cap To Comerica Park Crowd

Derek Jeter was given two seats from Tiger Stadium during a ceremony before the New York Yankees played Detroit on Wednesday night.

24 hours ago

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees is congratulated by Carlos Beltran #36 of the New York Yankees after scoring in the third inning on a double by Mark Teixeira against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on August 27, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Big 3rd Inning Lifts Yanks To 8-4 Win Over Detroit

The New York Yankees chased David Price with nine straight hits in an eight-run third inning, beating the Detroit Tigers 8-4 Wednesday night.

24 hours ago

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 27:  Eric Campbell #29 of the New York Mets is tagged out at home by Gerald Laird #11 of the Atlanta Braves in the ninth inning at Citi Field on August 27, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets Fight Back But Fall Short Against Atlanta 3-2

Jason Heyward hit a leadoff home run off Zack Wheeler, Julio Teheran won his third straight start and the Atlanta Braves beat the New York Mets 3-2 Wednesday.

08/28/2014

Chris Young (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Heyman: Yankees Sign Ex-Met Chris Young To Minor League Deal

He flamed out during his first stint in New York, but Chris Young may soon get another chance.

08/27/2014

Second baseman Asdrubal Cabrera #3 (L) of the Washington Nationals plays in short right field while employing a defensive shift with teammates Jayson Werth (2nd L, in right field) and first baseman Adam LaRoche against Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies in the ninth inning of a 4-0 Nationals win at Nationals Park on August 3, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Jonathan Ernst/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Why Do Hitters Continue To Try To Beat The Shift?

It’s the offense’s move. I suspect we will not see a major reaction or response from batters this year, not as long as they stubbornly insist on making hard outs rather than trying for soft hits.

08/27/2014

Yankees' horse head (Credit: Twitter/@MLB)

Palladino: Yankees Finding Success With Horse Head In Their Corner

As silly as it may be, rest assured that Kelley’s teammates would kill him right now if he tossed that stupid rubber thing in the trash.

08/27/2014

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 26: Juan Lagares #12 of the New York Mets hits a two run home run during the fourth inning against the Atlanta Braves on August 26, 2014 at Citi Field in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Lagares Homers, Gee Snaps Losing Streak As Mets Top Braves 3-2

Juan Lagares hit a two-run homer and ran down one ball after another in center field, sending Dillon Gee and the New York Mets to a 3-2 victory.

08/27/2014

Shawn Kelly's simple purchase on Amazon.com is being credited with pushing the Yankees toward the postseason. (Photo: Twitter)

Yankees A Different Team Since Kelley Donned The Horse Head

The old adage says a ballplayer should always respect a streak — no matter how ridiculous the circumstances.

08/26/2014

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WATCH: Robin Williams Cracks Up The Broadcast Booth At Shea In 1989

The lovable actor, who tragically died on August 11 at the age of 63, pretended he was Russian and had the entire booth cracking up. A foul ball came crashing into the booth and Williams snared it.

08/26/2014

Bartolo Colon (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Report: Angels, Other Contending Teams Interested In Bartolo Colon

There are several teams in pennant races that would love to add the veteran starter, but the fact that he’s owed $11 million in 2015 makes him a less attractive commodity.

08/26/2014

Lucas Duda #21 of the New York Mets celebrates his three-run home run to take a 5-1 lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers with Travis d'Arnaud #15 during the third inning at Dodger Stadium on August 24, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Schwei’s Mets Notebook: Little-Known Facts, Odd Stats And Strange Records

The Mets close out the month of August with a six-game homestand against the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies after going 2-3 on their California road trip. And while Lucas Duda stayed hot, David Wright was not.

08/26/2014

Brian Cashman (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Cashman’s Clever July Acquisitions Are Paying Off

Brandon McCarthy, Martin Prado and Chase Headley have given the Yankees a real shot in the arm at a time when they really needed it.

08/26/2014

Chase Headley #12 of the New York Yankees and Ichiro Suzuki #31 celebrate an 8-1 win against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on August 25, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Red-Hot Yankees Kick Off Crucial 3-Game Series Against Tigers

Rick Porcello continues to look like one of the best young pitchers in baseball, while Brandon McCarthy has resembled an almost entirely different hurler since being traded to the New York Yankees.

08/26/2014

A New York Yankees cap (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Pair Of Yankees Minor Leaguers Suspended 50 Games For Violating Drug Program

The commissioner’s office announced Monday that right-hander Andy Beresford and first baseman Leonard “Bo” Thompson were each banned 50 games without pay after testing positive for an amphetamine.

08/26/2014

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Check out all the memorable photos from Opening Day at Citi Field.

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