Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera retired as beloved in the Bronx as any of the greats in Monument Park. But neither landed on the Yankees’ Mount Rushmore.
Alex Rodriguez is in a good place. He’s breaking records and, maybe more surprising, on solid footing with the Yankees.
Alex Rodriguez pulled off quite a power move on Wednesday.
Where does one draw the line? Either a retired number is something special or it’s not.
Here we are, the final stretch. These are the best local athletes in history by jersey number, from 9-1.
A ticket stub signed by Lou Gehrig on July 4, 1939 — the day he retired from baseball — has sold at auction for $95,600.
Derek Jeter, who plans to retire at the end of the season, previously passed “The Iron Horse” as the franchise’s all-time hits leader in September 2009.
The tribute will include a video shown at all ballparks featuring a first baseman from each team reciting a line from Gehrig’s “luckiest man” speech.
Gehrig taught a lesson on July 4, 1939. His speech, the greatest ever delivered in the sports arena, continues to teach today.
You have a chance to score some rare sports memorabilia – including items from Yankees legends such as Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Mickey Mantle.
There was a time when Lou Gehrig was feeling fairly good about his chances against the disease that ultimately took his life at the age of 37.
It was Lazzeri who played alongside the iconic figures of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, and who preceded the great Joe DiMaggio as the first great Italian-American ballplayer.
12-year-old Steven Gieseler Jr., of East Islip, returned A-Rod’s record-breaking grand slam ball.
Suzuki’s teammates streamed out of the dugout and surrounded him at first base, Curtis Granderson giving him the first hug. A grinning Suzuki then faced the cheering fans and bowed, doffing his helmet.
For today’s blog I would like to highlight one of the funniest, most lovable, most quotable pitchers to ever wear the pinstripes — Lefty Gomez.