Saturday, August 24, 2013

This Day In New York Yankees History 8/24

On this day in 1951 the Yankees called up Mickey Mantle and gave him uniform #7 for the first time in his career. Mantle originally wore #6 with his time with the Yankees but his number was given away when he was demoted.

On this day in 1985 Yankees Don Baylor ties a major league record when he was hit by a pitch for the 189th time in his career.

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