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New York Yankees

attention to the Yankees due to the opening of their brand new stadium, located across the street. Their new stadium is just one of many recent parks that have been built. These “new stadiums” change the classic pastime of watching a game with a hot dog in hand. Even though the modern ballparks have amazing architectural designs with countless means of entertainment, the central sport of baseball seems to be just playing in the background. Since 2000, twelve Major League teams have built new stadiums...

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The Best Rivarly in Sports Today: Yankees V. Redsox

COMPARISION/CONTRAST ESSAY: New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox Everyone knows or has heard about the much heated and hated rivalry between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox. The Yankees Red Sox rivalry is one of the sports worlds greatest of all times. This rivalry has been going on for over 100 yrs. Some would say that it all started when the Red Sox sold then superstar George “Babe” Ruth to the Yankees; when he was added to the Yankees’ line up it became known as “Murderers’ Row”...

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Usain Bolt And Bob Marley At The Yankees Stadium Analysis

Usain Bolt and Bob Marley at the Yankees Stadium By Zaheer E. Clarke “Let’s go Brain! Let’s go!” was shouted repeatedly by Brian's drunk friends as they jeered him for not offering his seat to one of the ladies that were standing in the packed #4 subway train. He eventually yielded, I guess to peer pressure and adopted a gentlemanlike behaviour. His friends broke out in celebrations at his newfound nobility while the passengers in the train car erupted in laughter at the series of events. I flashed...

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Bad News Bears

Bad News Bears “Baseball was, is and always will be to me the best game in the world” these were the words once uttered by Babe Ruth. The Bad News Bears is a 1976 film, remade in 2005, about a little league baseball team full of misfits that were originally excluded from their Southern California baseball league for not being talented enough, but parent protest allowed for the team to be formed. The coach in charge of this team is a drunk, ex-professional baseball pitcher named Morris Buttermaker...

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Derek Jeter

Derek Jeter because I have been watching him play since I was 3 years old. Jeter started playing baseball at an early age, he is the leader of all-time hits for the Yankees and he established the Turn 2 Foundation. I’m going to tell you about his life, career, and foundation. Derek Sanderson Jeter was born on June 26, 1974, in Pequannok, New Jersey. At an early age, Jeter showed that he had all the makings of a baseball great. His family moved to Kalamazoo, Michigan when he was four so his father could...

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Competitive Advantage and Professional Sports

United. Now with new investors are the head, and a new name Professional sports teams strongly focus upon competitive advantage. As one of the most popular baseball teams, the New York Yankees have built and kept a sustainable competitive advantage. The New York Yankees began Manhattan in 1903; they were founded by Frank Farrell and Bill Devery, and played in a stadium called Hilltop Park. Being that the Yankees started with the name Highlanders they were not welcomed by the New York Giants or the...

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How to Win at Winning

wisdom and the beliefs of many baseball scouts and executives. By re-evaluating the strategies that produce wins on the field, the 2002 Athletics, with approximately US$41 million in salary, were competitive with larger market teams such as the New York Yankees, who spent over US$125 million in payroll that same season. Because of the team's smaller revenues, Oakland is forced to find players undervalued by the market, and their system for finding value in undervalued players has proven itself thus...

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Old Yankee Stadium

room only section. The Yankees and their owners, Jacob Ruppert and Tillinghast L’Hommedieu Huston, played host to the Boston Red Sox. Baseball Commissioner Judge Kenesaw Mountain Landis was also in attendance to kick off pregame ceremonies. New York Gov. Al Smith threw out the ceremonial first pitch. Babe Ruth hit the first homerun in stadium history and the Yankees prevailed in the home opener, defeating the Red Sox 4-1. Prior to Yankee Stadium, the Yankees played just across the Harlem...

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Article Summarization: Chants, Curses Can't Stop Red Sox

Chants, curses can't stop Red Sox NEW YORK (AP) _ Who's your daddy, indeed. No chants, no curse could stop the Boston Red Sox. They turned history on its head and the New York Yankees into baseball's most stunned losers to reach the World Series for the first time since 1986. "All empires fall sooner or later," Boston president Larry Lucchino said. He had once branded the Yankees "the Evil Empire," and he fought them hard without the resources that Yankees boss George Steinbrenner had. But...

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An Overpaid Profession

salary cap in Major League Baseball, powerhouse clubs like the Yankees, Angels, and Dodgers will not be able to hand out colossal contracts like Albert Pujols’, ten year $240 million dollar contract signed in 2012 (Albert Pujols’ contract). During the last year of Pujols’s contract, he will make thirty million dollars; for someone who has had troublesome injuries at the age of 31, what is to come when he is 41? The New York Yankees have always been in the spotlight of professional baseball when...

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