Thursday, September 29, 2011

Ultra rewind...New York Yankees win 1996 World Series

Nowadays as Yankee fans, we're used to seeing them in the playoffs every year and even winning a World Series every now and again. In 1996, they hadn't won a World Series since 1978. Joe Torre had just become their manager. And the team's current manager, Joe Girardi, was the Yankees' catcher. I wasn't even watching baseball in 1996, so they must have made some sort of impression on me that I saved this newspaper issue...

From the Oct. 29, 1996 issue of Newsday

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