The Yankees were a charter team in the American League when it became a major league in 1901. In 1903 the team moved to New York and their name became The Highlanders. In 1913 they changed their name to the Yankees..The Yankees Stadium was first built in 1923 and is not going to be used after the 2008 season. A new Yankees Stadium is being built almost right across the street.
Alex Rodriguez's first year with the Yankees was in 2004.
The Yankees won their first American League Pennant in 1921.
Roger Maris was traded to the NY Yankees in December of 1959. Yes his first year playing for the Yankees was in 1960.
The Yankees won their first American League Pennant in 1921. The Yankees lost the World Series that year to the New York Giants, five games to three.
The First New York Yankees franchise win was in 1901 as the Baltimore Orioles. The teams first win with the name New York Yankees was in 1913.
Elston Howard was the first African American to play for the Yankees. His rookie year was 1955.
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O'Neill's first season with the Yankees was 1993. He was traded by the Cincinnati Reds to the Yankees in November, 1992 for Roberto Kelly.
The New York Yankees' first title was won in 1923 and their last was won in 2000.
The first ever night game at Yankees Stadium was played on May 28, 1946.