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By The Numbers: Is Derek Jeter The Greatest Yankee Ever?

For some time now, various lists have been compiled ranking or rating the greatest of Yankees. In light of Jeter’s landmark accomplishment, we would like to look into where he ranks among the Yankee immortals.

WFAN–07/15/2011

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1 Year After His Death, Tampa Yankees Remember George Steinbrenner

On the first anniversary of former Yankees owner George Steinbrenner’s death, a short message was read over the PA system and a moment of silence was observed before the Tampa Yankees hosted the Palm Beach Cardinals at Steinbrenner Field.

WFAN–07/14/2011

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter celebrates the last out of Game 4 of the 1996 ALDS. (credit: PAUL K. BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

From Zero To 3,000: Derek Jeter’s Incredible Career In Yankee Pinstripes

Hard to imagine now that he’s reached the 3,000 hits milestone, but there was a time when Derek Jeter didn’t think he would get a single knock in the big leagues.

WFAN–07/09/2011

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Hartnett: Why The New Yankee Stadium Will Never Feel Like Home

Present day Yankee Stadium is undoubtedly an impressive sight but isn’t without flaw. The ballpark tends to cater to richer clientele while pushing your average fan aside and doesn’t have the charm of the old building.

WFAN–06/29/2011

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, left, reacts with former Yankees managers Lou Piniella and Joe Torre, right, during Old Timers' Day ceremonies on Sunday, June 26, 2011, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Torre, Piniella Happily Retired

Lou Piniella and Joe Torre at the 65th Yankees Old Timers’ Day, were equally emphatic about being satisfied with decisions to retire as a big league managers.

06/26/2011

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Hartnett: Yankees Are Sabotaging Brett Gardner By Appeasing Derek Jeter

Brett Gardner has made an overwhelming case to bat leadoff for the Yankees and must be rewarded even if that means sending Derek Jeter down in the lineup. It’s time for the Yankees to stop appeasing Jeter and give Gardner the chance he deserves.

WFAN–06/22/2011

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Keidel: Yankees Lost Without The Boss

As Kate Smith’s recorded rendition of “God Bless America” swirled around an empty stadium last night, you had to wonder what would swirl through the mind of a former owner. Not just any owner, of course, but “The Boss” George M. Steinbrenner III.

WFAN–06/10/2011

In this 2006 photo, Bill Gallo, a cartoonist and columnist for the New York Daily News, works at his drawing board in his office in New York. Gallo, whose playful characters appeared in the paper over seven decades, died Tuesday, May 10, 2011. He was 88.  (credit: AP Photo/The Daily News, Thomas Monaster)

HBO To Honor Daily News Cartoonist Bill Gallo Before Hopkins-Pascal

HBO plans to give late Daily News cartoonist Bill Gallo a 10-count salute shortly after 10 p.m. Saturday night, just before the Bernard Hopkins-Jean Pascal WBC light heavyweight title fight gets underway in Montreal.

WFAN–05/19/2011

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Kallas: In The Land Of The Yankees, There’s No Sheriff In Town

Once upon a time, whether you liked him or not, George Steinbrenner was the sheriff of the New York Yankees. Who runs the show now?

WFAN–05/17/2011

FILE - New York Daily News sports cartoonist Bill Gallo attends a photo-op at the 24th annual Thurman Munson Award dinner in this Feb. 3, 2004 file photo taken in New York. New York Daily News cartoonist and columnist Bill Gallo, known for his playful characters, died Tuesday May 10, 2011 from complications of pneumonia at White Plains Hospital according to the paper. He was 88.  (credit: AP Photo/Tina Fineberg, File)

Funeral At St. Pat’s For Cartoonist Bill Gallo

Colleagues, fans and dignitaries are paying a final tribute to Daily News cartoonist and columnist Bill Gallo.

05/13/2011

Athletic trainer Gene Monahan of the New York Yankees talks with Derek Jeter in the dugout. (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Sweeny Says: Gene Monahan – A True Gentleman And A True Yankee

Gene Monahan is a name most Yankee fans have heard. But they probably don’t understand the impact this man has had over the years.

WFAN–05/12/2011

FILE - New York Daily News sports cartoonist Bill Gallo attends a photo-op at the 24th annual Thurman Munson Award dinner in this Feb. 3, 2004 file photo taken in New York. New York Daily News cartoonist and columnist Bill Gallo, known for his playful characters, died Tuesday May 10, 2011 from complications of pneumonia at White Plains Hospital according to the paper. He was 88.  (credit: AP Photo/Tina Fineberg, File)

NY Daily News Cartoonist Bill Gallo Dies At 88

Bill Gallo, a cartoonist and columnist for the New York Daily News, whose playful characters included depicting the blustering New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner in a spiked Prussian military helmet, has died.

05/11/2011

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FBI: George Steinbrenner Aided Agency In Terrorism Probe

George Steinbrenner: legendary Yankees owner, controversial public figure and… FBI informant?

WFAN–05/10/2011

This Aug. 27, 1977, file photo shows New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner.  (AP Photo/File)

George Steinbrenner Blamed Legal Advice For Illegal Campaign Contribution To Nixon

Newly released FBI documents show that Steinbrenner, then the owner of the New York Yankees, told FBI officials in 1979 that he would not have made the $25,000 donation had he known it was illegal.

WFAN–05/09/2011

Joe Torre has mended his relationship with the Yankees (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), to the delight of most Bronx faithful. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Sweeny Says: Joe Torre Is Coming Back

From the time of his departure after the 2007 season for a period of nearly three years, Joe Torre was not a welcome figure around the Yankees. Well, Torre is part of the Yankee family again, this time for good.

WFAN–03/18/2011

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