Misters Steinbrenner, Mr. Levine, Mr Tierney, Readers of 85% Sports, Facebook Friends, Twitter followers and my fellow baseball and Yankees fans,
As I stand up here before you today to discuss with you the State of the New York Yankees. (wait for applause)
The New York Yankees, holders of 27 World Series Championships is unless any other professional organization. We have won 40 American league Championships and as the Yankees, we have over 9,000 regular season victories. (wait for applause)
Our organization has had more players inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame wearing the interlocking “N Y” than any others and that does not include the numerous players that the Yankees have helped become Hall of Famers and have been inducted wearing other hats. (wait for crowd response)
Our history is rich and strong. Names like Babe, Lou, Joe, Mickey, Yogi, Whitey, Goose, Donnie Baseball all scatter our past. However, we are not to talk about our past. We are here to remember t...