Welcome to the relaunched This Day in Yankees Historical past. Because the offseason has begun a lot ahead of anybody has ever hoped for, the Pinstripe Alley workforce has determined to proceed the revived program in its new format. These each day posts will spotlight two or three key moments in Yankees historical past on a given date, in addition to acknowledge gamers born on the day. Hope you take pleasure in this journey down reminiscence lane with us!
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This Day in Yankees Historical past (October 29)
100 years in the past
The Yankees rent Red Sox skipper Ed Barrow to be the workforce’s basic supervisor. Beneath the longer term Corridor of Famer’s management over the subsequent 25 years, the Bronx Bombers will win 14 American League pennants and 10 World Series championships.
11 years in the past
Derek Jeter is the recipient of the Roberto Clemente Award, an honor given to a participant who greatest exemplifies the sport of baseball, sportsmanship, and group involvement. The Yankee captain joins 13 Corridor of Famers and former Bronx Bombers Ron Guidry and Don Baylor in profitable the distinguished award.
Joyful birthday to Jesse Barfield, who turns 61-years-old immediately!
The fitting fielder performed 12 years within the majors, 9 with the Blue Jays and 4 with the Yankees. He hit .231/.339/.421 in pinstripes with an OPS+ of 113. With the Blue Jays, he was an All-Star, Gold Glove Award winner, Silver Slugger, and even led the American League in residence runs in 1986.
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