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Plaque honoring Nelson Mandela at Yankee Stadium's Monument Park (credit: Getty Images)

Yankees Unveil Tribute To Nelson Mandela At Monument Park

Mandela’s plaque was unveiled in a ceremony before Wednesday night’s game against the Cubs.

04/16/2014

Nelson Mandela at Yankee Stadium in June 1990 (Photo by Maria Bastone/AFP/Getty Images); Jackie Robinson (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Jackie Robinson Day: Rain Pushes Back Yankees’ Mandela Tribute

The Yankees had something special in store for Jackie Robinson Day. But the weather refused to cooperate.

04/15/2014

ATLANTA - JULY 26: At Turner Field, a poster honors #44 Hank Aaron and his career with the Braves (1954-1974), on July 26, 2004 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Top 5 Opening Day Moments In MLB History

Some Opening Day moments changed the game forever, others are just really freakin’ cool. Here are five of our favorites.

03/28/2014

Mariano Rivera poses next to his retired number in Monument Park before the New York Yankees' loss to the San Francisco Giants on September 22, 2013 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Palladino: Mariano Honored, Pettitte Terrific On A Farewell Sunday

Andy Pettitte and Mariano Rivera deserved a storybook ending Sunday, but things do happen in this game. Still, it was quite a day at the Stadium.

09/23/2013

Jackie Robinson statue at Coney Island. (credit: CBS 2)

Jackie Robinson Statue Rededicated After Vandalism

Vandals scrawled anti-Semitic and racist slurs on the statue of Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese.

08/19/2013

Jackie Robinson Statue Vandalized At MCU Park (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Brooklyn Cyclones To Rededicate Defiled Jackie Robinson Statue

A statue of Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese that was vandalized with messages of hate earlier this month will be rededicated Monday, before the Brooklyn Cyclones take on the Staten Island Yankees.

08/18/2013

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Mariano Rivera Hopes Jackie Robinson Statue Vandals Will Be Caught

Yankees closing pitcher Mariano Rivera has condemned the defilement of a Jackie Robinson statue outside MCU Park at Coney Island.

08/11/2013

Workers removing spray paint from Jackie Robinson statue in Coney Island on Aug. 7, 2013 (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Hunt Continues For Alleged Vandals Who Targeted Jackie Robinson Statue

The parks department power-washed the messages away. Police are considering hate crime charges in the case.

08/10/2013

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Daily News Offers $10,000 Reward To Catch Jackie Robinson Statue Vandals

“Defacing the Jackie Robinson statue is a dagger in the heart to everything America stands for,” Sen. Chuck Schumer said in a statement, “and I hope those who are responsible are caught, punished, and taught why what they did is so disgusting and offensive.”

08/08/2013

Workers removing spray paint from Jackie Robinson statue in Coney Island on Aug. 7, 2013 (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Jackie Robinson Statue Vandalized At Coney Island Ballpark

Somebody spray-painted swastikas and racist slurs on the statue which depicts Hall of Famers Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese in a famous pose from 1947.

08/07/2013

Jackie Robinson "42" Flag (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: A Look At The Legend Of Elijah ‘Pumpsie’ Green

Elijah “Pumpsie” Green was born in Boley, Oklahoma, in the fall of 1933. In 1959, at the age of 25, he would take the field as a member of the Boston Red Sox.

06/07/2013

Jackie Robinson (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Jackie Robinson World Series Glove Auctioned For $373,002

A glove worn by baseball icon Jackie Robinson in the 1955 and 1956 World Series has been auctioned for $373,002.

06/03/2013

Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees meets with Mets fans and employees before the Subway Series opener on May 27, 2013 at Citi Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Mariano Rivera Meets With Mets Fans, Employees At Citi Field

Mo sat in front of a sculpture of Jackie Robinson’s No. 42, and chatted about everything from his cut fastball to the 2000 World Series that pitted New York’s teams against one another in a true Subway Series.

05/28/2013

Mariano Rivera of the New York Yankees waves at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Keidel: The Immortal Mariano Rivera — The Final Number 42

Mariano Rivera, the Final 42, sui generis of any generation, the man whose mythology isn’t hyperbole. To list his bona fides is to not only insult him and you, but also his peers, since he has none.

05/27/2013

Jason Collins of the Washington Wizards rebounds against the Chicago Bulls at the United Center on April 17, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Silverman: Jason Collins Coming Out Represents Huge Step For Society

Collins is ready for his journey and has taken the important first step. It’s important for him. It’s important for sports. It’s important for humanity.

04/30/2013

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