New York Yankees

New York Yankees

The New York Yankees are based in the Bronx borough of New York City that competes in the American League's (AL) East Division in the MLB. One of the AL's eight charter franchises, the club was founded in Baltimore, Maryland in 1901 as the Baltimore Orioles.

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Yankee Stadium
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New York Yankees
Yankee Stadium
161st St and River Ave
Bronx, NY 10452

Alex Rodriquez

Alexander Emmanuel "Alex" Rodriguez (born July 27, 1975), nicknamed "A-Rod", is a former professional baseball shortstop and third baseman, businessman and philanthropist. Rodriguez played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Seattle Mariners (1994–2000), Texas Rangers (2001–2003), and New York Yankees (2004–2016). Rodriguez is the chairman and CEO of A-Rod Corp as well as the chairman of Presidente beer. He is an owner of the National Basketball Association's (NBA) Minnesota Timberwolves.

Derek Jeter

Derek Sanderson Jeter was born June 26, 1974 in Pequannock Township, NJ. He and his family lived in New Jersey until Derek was four years old, at which point they moved to Kalamazoo, MI. Jeter attended Kalamazoo Central High School, where he played baseball and basketball. Jeter received several honors after his senior season. These included an All-State honorable mention, distinguishing him as one of the best high school baseball players in Michigan.

Darryl Strawberry

Darryl Eugene Strawberry was born on March 12, 1962 in Los Angeles, CA. He's a former MLB outfielder and an ordained Christian minister and author. Strawberry is well known for his career in baseball and his controversial personal life. Throughout the 1980s and early 1990s, Strawberry was one of the most feared sluggers in the game, known for his home runs and his intimidating presence in the batter's box. His 6-foot-6 frame and his long, looping swing brought many comparisons to Ted Williams.

Mariano Rivera

Mariano Rivera was born November 29, 1969 in Panama City, Panama. He is a retired baseball pitcher who played 19 seasons in the MLB for the New York Yankees from 1995 to 2013. Nicknamed "Mo"and "Sandman", Rivera spent most of his career as a relief pitcher and served as the Yankees' closer for 17 seasons. A thirteen-time All-Star and five-time World Series champion, he is MLB's career leader in saves (652) and games finished (952).

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