Friday, September 13, 2013

This Day In New York Yankees History 9/13

On this day in 1978 the Yankees beat the Detroit Tigers 7-3 to take sole possession of first place in the American League East for the first time this season. On July 19th the Yankees trailed the Boston Red Sox by 14 games before taking over the lead.

On this day in 2011 the Yankees Mariano Rivera recorded his 600th save of his career joining Trevor Hoffman as only the second pitcher to ever reach the 600 saves mark. Rivera also climbs within one save of Hoffman's all time record.

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Sorry for the Capatcha... Blame the Russians :)