On this day in 1965 the Yankees honored Mickey mantle for the first of three times right before he played in his 2000th game. Mickey told the fans on this day that he wanted to play for another 15 seasons but would end up retiring in the 1968 season.
On this day in 1977 Yankees DH Dave Kingman becomes the first player to hit a home run for four different teams in one season with his third inning shot. Kingman would hit 26 home runs in 1977 including home runs for the Yankees, Mets, Padres, and Angels.
On this day in 2008 Derek Jeter became the all time hits leader at Yankees Stadium with his 1,270th home run in the house that Ruth built. Jeter would pass none other than Lou Gehrig's team record in the season before the cathedral of baseball was torn down and demolished.