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  1. Check it out: Playbook's holiday gift guide!

    Patrick Dorsey

    Christmas is fast approaching. Kwanzaa, too. And Hanukkah... hey! It's already gone! Luckily, there's still time (ever heard of a belated gift?). And double-luckily, Playbook's Holiday Gift Guide. Yes, once again, we have some ideas for your loved...

    Blog | December 21, 2012
  2. Yearbook, Dec. 12: MLB's $100 million man

    Patrick Dorsey

    Dec. 12, 1998: Twelve years ago yesterday, Alex Rodriguez signed baseball's first $200 million deal. Almost exactly two years earlier -- 14 years ago today -- Kevin Brown became MLB's first $100 million man. That's when Brown, the right-handed ...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  3. Flashback: The first New Orleans Pelicans

    Patrick Dorsey

    If the reports are true, the NBA's New Orleans Hornets soon will be the New Orleans Pelicans, fulfilling new owner Tom Benson's wish of giving the team a name more connected to the city. How connected is it? Other than the fact the animal is Louis...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  4. Yearbook, Nov. 6: MLB free agency opens

    Patrick Dorsey

    Nov. 6, 1976: In December 1975, an arbitrator's ruling changed the course of baseball, allowing certain players to become free agents when their contracts expired. And on this day 36 years ago, the first one officially signed with his new team: re...

    Blog | November 06, 2012
  5. Yearbook, Nov. 4: D-backs shock Yankees

    Patrick Dorsey

    Nov. 4, 2001: It seemed like destiny was on the New York Yankees' side. After falling behind the upstart Arizona Diamondbacks 2-0 in the 2001 World Series -- one so emotionally charged because of the events of Sept. 11 -- Gotham's top team won three ...

    Blog | November 04, 2012
  6. Yearbook, Oct. 19: Schilling's bloody sock

    Patrick Dorsey

    Oct. 19, 2004: Curt Schilling might sell his bloody sock in order to pay off video game company-related debts, but it won't be forgotten anytime soon -- not by Schilling, not by Boston Red Sox fans, not by anyone who paid attention during the 2004 AL...

    Blog | October 19, 2012
  7. Yearbook, Oct. 18: Reggie Jackson, for three

    Patrick Dorsey

    Oct. 18, 1977: It was 35 years ago today that Reggie Jackson did what only Babe Ruth had done previously: hit three home runs in a World Series game. Jackson did it in just three pitches, though, after walking in his first at-bat of the decisive G...

    Blog | October 18, 2012
  8. Animation: A-Rod, $275 million cheerleader

    Kurt Snibbe

    With Alex Rodriguez benched for the New York Yankees' ALDS Game 5 meeting with the Baltimore Orioles, the Bronx now is home to what is believed to be the world's highest-paid cheerleader. And you, too, can reap the benefits of such positive reinfo...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  9. Playbook's Daily Gallery: Join the crowd

    Playbook Visuals

    The New York Yankees celebrated their comeback win against the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night, so we celebrate the achievement -- and the whole day in sports -- with this collection of spectacular photos. Playbook's Daily Gallery: Thursday, ...

    Blog | October 11, 2012
  10. Yearbook, Oct. 8: Don Larsen's perfect game

    Patrick Dorsey

    Oct. 8, 1956: Zero. That's how many people have pitched perfect games in the Major League Baseball playoffs -- other than Don Larsen, a onetime New York Yankees hurler who did exactly that on this day 56 years ago. Larsen, who never won more than ...

    Blog | October 08, 2012
  11. Yearbook, Oct. 3: The Shot Heard Round ...

    Patrick Dorsey

    Oct. 3, 1951: The Shot was Heard 'Round the World and it still echoes, heard even by those born long after this day 61 years ago -- when radio man Russ Hodges shouted: "The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant!" Why that famous call ...

    Blog | October 03, 2012
  12. Yearbook, Sept. 28: Best baseball night ever

    Patrick Dorsey

    Sept. 28, 2011: First, the Atlanta Braves lost in 13 innings, completing a stunning 10.5-game collapse and allowing the (eventual World Series champion) St. Louis Cardinals to sneak into the playoffs. And that was just the start. Twenty minutes la...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  13. Picture This: Beautiful night in the Bronx

    Playbook Visuals

    Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees earned an important doubleheader sweep of Toronto on Wednesday. Individually, though, the shortstop made a little franchise history....

    Blog | September 20, 2012
  14. Yearbook, Sept. 11: Sports stands still

    Patrick Dorsey

    Sept. 11, 2001: The tragic attacks made everyone stop, and before resuming practice a few days later the New York Yankees paused to remember. We still pause to remember, 11 years on....

    Blog | September 11, 2012
  15. Yearbook, Sept. 10: Time for Prime Time

    Patrick Dorsey

    Sept. 10, 1989: Before he was truly Prime Time, a dual-sport star shining on Super Bowl teams, Deion Sanders was an NFL newbie -- but still a successful one, who played in his first pro football game on this day 23 years ago. And scored in it, on thi...

    Blog | September 10, 2012
  16. Photo of the Night: Remembering Modell

    Playbook Visuals

    Among the tributes paid Thursday was this one, at Oriole Park at Camden Yards, where even the visiting New York Yankees gave respects to the man who brought football back to Baltimore: the late Art Modell....

    Blog | September 07, 2012