The Yankees were 14 games behind in August.
In July 1978, the Yankees were 14.5 games behind the Boston Red Sox, before rallying to tie the Sox for first place. The Yankees beat the Red Sox in a one game playoff that year.
GB is games behind, as in games behind first place.
2000 ... the Yankees won 4 games to 1.
During the time the first Yankee Stadium was being constructed in the Bronx, NY, the team played their home games in the Polo Grounds.
the Yankees went three for five in the first five regular season Yankees v red socks games of 2008.
On August 1, 1978, the Yankees were in third place, 6 1/2 games behind the Red Sox.
From 1901 through 2010, the Yankees have played 17,124regular season games.
Through the 2009 season, that was 1990 when their record was 67-95. They finished 7 games behind the next to last place Milwaukee Brewers and 21 games behind the first place Boston Red Sox. 1990 was the only season the Yankees have finished last in the AL East.
Tino Martinez was the 2005 New York Yankees first baseman (122 games). Jason Giambi played 78 games at 1B.
The Yankees first World Series championship came in 1923. The Yankees defeated the New York Giants 4 games to 2.
GB stands for games behind, as in games behind the first place team.