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Mariano Rivera

Let’s Go Mo

Mariano Rivera, the Yankees pitcher, notched his 602nd save, broke Trevor Hoffman’s MLB record and became the all-time leader in saved games.

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Joe DiMaggio

The Yankee Clipper

Hit me baby one more time- Joe DiMaggio, sets an amazing hitting record – hits in 56 consecutive games. The hitting streak ended at the game vs. Cleveland. DiMaggio played for the Yankees 1736 games and led the team to 9 world titles.

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Roger Maris

Roger Maris Hits 61

Roger Maris, the Yankees’ batter, hits his 61st home run in the season on a game vs the Boston Red Sox (on the last day of that season), setting a new single-season record.

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Babe Ruth

Gone babe gone

I’m going to the big apple- Babe Ruth, the greatest player in baseball history is sold off from the mighty Boston Red Sox to the budding New York Yankees. Ruth became the Yankees (and the nation) hero and the Red Sox got the curse.

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Don Larsen

Larsen’s Perfect Day

Yankee Manager Casey Stengel handed Don Larsen the baseball to start game 5 of the 1956 World Series. Larsen did the unthinkable, retiring all 27 batters to notch the only perfect game in World Series history.

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George Brett

The Pine Tar Game

The Royals against the Yankees, At the top of the 9th inning, George Brett hits a two-run home run, which got the Royals up by 5-4. but the umpires nullified Brett’s home run due to too much pine tar on his bat.

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