Posts Tagged "Yankees"


In 1961, during spring training in Florida, LIFE gave 25-year-old Yankee shortstop Tony Kubek a camera and asked him to photograph his teammates: Mickey Mantle, Yogi Berra, Roger Maris, Whitey Ford and the rest of the players on what would be seen, in time, as one of the greatest teams in baseball history.

The resulting photos were never published…until now.

(Photo: Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)


After the game, Mariano headed back out to the mound to grab a handful of dirt.

"After giving us so many memories," said announcer Michael Kay, "he’s getting some of his own."


His last game in the Bronx.

Thanks for 19 years of great memories, Mo.


For only the second time in the past 19 years, the New York Yankees failed to make the postseason.  Sigh.  (Photo of a sad-looking bunch of ballplayers during the Yankees 8-3 loss to Tampa Bay on Wednesday night by Barton Silverman / The New York Times)


New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner douses teammate Alfonso Soriano after Soriano drove in the game-winning run in the ninth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays on July 28. The Yankees won 6-5. (John Minchillo/AP)

GALLERY: Leading Off - Photos of the Week


Derek acknowledges the crowd after hitting the first pitch he sees for a homerun.  It’s Jeter’s first hit since returning from the DL.


Delta Airlines dedicated a 757 to Mariano Rivera.

(Next thing you know all of baseball will retire his number…oh, wait.)

h/t @darrenrovell


Lou Gehrig was born 110 years ago today. Here’s to The Iron Horse, one of the sport’s all-time greatest.


Don Zimmer is photographed by the great Neil Leifer before a April 2006 game at Yankee Stadium. (Neil Leifer/SI)

GALLERY: Iconic Photos of the New York Yankees