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Joe Torre’s No. 6 Sprayed on Yankee Stadium Grass for Special Day on August 23
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:51 AM
When the New York Yankees honor their former manager Joe Torre on August 23 by retiring his number, that same special digit will be pained on the grass at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Torre wore No. 6 while winning four World Series rings with the Yankees. MLB.com shows us a picture of how the...

Michael Jordan Accepts Derek Jeter’s Nomination for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)
August 21st, 2014 at 9:32 AM
New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter has already completed his ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after being nominated by several people, but Jeter nominated NBA legend Michael Jordan before getting the ice water dumped over his head. ***PHOTO1*** Jordan accepted the challenge and nominated his former coach, Phil Jackson, along with some members...

Joe Girardi Reacts to Question About Changing New York Yankees Lineup
August 21st, 2014 at 9:06 AM
There has been much debate about New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi changing the lineup this season—namely the top part of the order—with the team struggling mightily to score runs. ***PHOTO1*** Kevin Kernan of the New York Post had to ask Girardi about it after Wednesday's loss to the lowly Houston Astros,...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS Awareness (Video)
August 19th, 2014 at 7:32 PM
Derek Jeter has never backed away from a challenge in his life, and on Tuesday, the New York Yankees captain and shortstop accepted a challenge presented to him from Jennifer Steinbrenner-Swindal. ***VIDEO1*** The Yankees general partner and sister of current Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner challenged the Yankees captain to take the Ice...

Jennifer Steinbrenner-Swindal Takes Ice Bucket Challenge; Nominates Yankees’ Derek Jeter for Challenge (Video)
August 19th, 2014 at 11:32 AM
The Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness and donations for ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) has swept across the nation and as of Tuesday, has raised over $16.5 million in donations. ***VIDEO1*** Former New York Yankees players Andy Pettitte and Tino Martinez have taken part in the challenge, as has current Yankees reliever...

Derek Jeter Corn Maze Shows Crazy Respect to New York Yankees Captain
August 17th, 2014 at 8:52 PM
Just when you thought the adulation shown to New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter may have gone too far in 2014, people have found another way to take it a step further. Mike Axisa of CBS Sports is reporting that VonThun Farms in New Jersey is showing respect to The Captain...

Buck Showalter Has Twisted Idea for Derek Jeter’s Farewell Gift from Baltimore Orioles
August 12th, 2014 at 1:50 PM
Over the last year, New York Yankees captain and shortstop Derek Jeter has received a lot of interesting gifts from the cities he has visited; whether it be a paddle-board, cowboy boots, plaques, bases, the list is endless. ***VIDEO1*** So what would the Baltimore Orioles actually do as far as a gift...

New York Yankees Have Derek Jeter Jump Throw Bobblehead for Sale
August 11th, 2014 at 7:35 PM
There is no better way to commemorate a great player than making him a bobblehead, but the New York Yankees took it a step further by showing R2SPECT for Derek Jeter and his infamous jump throw. ***VIDEO1*** It has been a highlight of Jeter's career for almost two decades and it's the...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Reacts to Passing Honus Wagner for 6th on Hits List
August 9th, 2014 at 5:20 PM
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter passed Honus Wagner for sixth place on the Major League Baseball all-time hits list when he notched his 3,431st career hit on Saturday versus the Cleveland Indians. ***VIDEO1*** In case you missed The Captain's hit, which was of the infield variety, here it is courtesy of...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Made a Lot More Money than Honus Wagner
August 8th, 2014 at 8:34 PM
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter moved into an illustrious position on Friday night when he tied Major League Baseball legend Honus Wagner for sixth on the all-time hits list. ***VIDEO1*** While it took The Captain a long time to pass the famed shortstop in the hits department, it took Jeter about...

Stephen Drew Hasn’t Given Any Thoughts to Being Derek Jeter’s Heir as New York Yankees Shortstop in 2015
August 8th, 2014 at 10:16 AM
With all of the talk of Tory Tulowitzki potentially wanted to get traded to the New York Yankees to be Derek Jeter's heir as the next Yankees shortstop in 2015, one name kind of hasn't gotten talked about as an alternate in case the Rockies All Star isn't available. ***VIDEO1*** And the...

MLB Trade Rumors: Troy Tulowitzki’s Latest Comments on Colorado Rockies Another Hint on Wanting Trade to New York Yankees?
August 7th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
If there is one thing that is clear, it's that Troy Tulowitzki is fed up with the losing attitude and play of the Colorado Rockies and he may finally have reached his breaking point. ***VIDEO1*** It all started before the All Star Game when Tulowitzki said that he wouldn't take the route Todd...

Joba Chamberlain Reacts to Hitting Derek Jeter in Yankees Vs. Tigers Game on Tuesday
August 6th, 2014 at 11:32 AM
When Detroit Tigers reliever Joba Chamberlain plunked his former teammate, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, he couldn't apologize enough on the field. After the game, Chamberlain apologized even more. ***VIDEO1*** Joba had expressed all week his excitement to have a chance to face Jeter, who the former Yankee has tremendous respect...

Joba Chamberlain Hits Derek Jeter with Pitch and Apologizes in Yankees Vs. Tigers Game
August 6th, 2014 at 9:38 AM
Joba Chamberlain was looking forward to a meeting with his former teammate, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, and when it happened in the 10th inning of a 3-3 ballgame Joba promptly plunked The Captain. ***VIDEO1*** The video is courtesy of MLB.com: Your browser does not support iframes. Clearly Chamberlain was trying to apologize...

Derek Jeter Receives Gifts from Texas Rangers in Ceremony for Yankees Captain
July 30th, 2014 at 8:01 PM
UPDATE: Thursday, July 31 at 8:30 a.m. ET Derek Jeter reacted to the special ceremony for him before Wednesday night's game versus the Texas Rangers in which he was surprised to see former president Bush as one of the special guests, per Bryan Hoch of MLB.com: "That’s a gift within itself. Not...

Derek Jeter Isn’t Afraid of Chuck Norris, According to New York Yankees Fan
July 30th, 2014 at 7:31 PM
Derek Jeter doesn't fear Chuck Norris. ***VIDEO1*** Or at least that's what one New York Yankees fan feels, which was expressed in the form of a sign before Jeter's final game in Arlington against the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night. Erik Boland of Newsday tweeted a picture of the sign: Sign says: "Jeter isn't...

MLB Trade Rumors: Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki Would Be Happy to Get Traded to New York Yankees
July 29th, 2014 at 12:13 AM
The speculation on Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and the New York Yankees had gone from hot to scorching over the last 48 hours after his recent trip to Yankee Stadium. ***VIDEO1*** By now, everyone knows of Tulowitzki's visit to Yankee Stadium this past weekend to see the Yankees play the Toronto...

MLB Trade Rumors: If Troy Tulowitzki’s Appearance on Sunday is Hint, New York Yankees Should Aggressively Make Trade ASAP
July 27th, 2014 at 5:51 PM
The boiling point between the Colorado Rockies and their star shortstop, Troy Tulowitzki, may have finally hit a point where it's at no return. ***VIDEO1*** It all started over the weekend when the Colorado Rockies had a free jersey giveaway at Coors Field in which 15,000 jerseys with Tulowitzki's name on the back...

Troy Tulowitzki Shows up at New York Yankees Game on Sunday
July 27th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Colorado Rockies star Troy Tulowitzki was seen in attendance at the New York Yankees game on Sunday. ***VIDEO1*** UPDATE: Sunday, July 27 at 6:22 p.m. ET After the Yankees' loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday, Derek Jeter was asked about Tulowitzki's appearance at Yankee Stadium and if he ever attended the...

Should New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Be 1st Unanimous Hall of Famer?
July 26th, 2014 at 4:59 PM
There is no doubt New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter should be a first-ballot Hall of Famer, but let the debate begin over if he deserves a unanimous vote. ***VIDEO1*** Never before in the history of Major League Baseball has a player been voted into Cooperstown without a single dissenter. If there...