A running list of where the New York Yankees players live during the season.
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The New York Yankees are a professional baseball team based in The Bronx, New York City, New York. The Yankees compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) East division. They are one of two major league clubs based in New York City, the other being the New York Mets of the National League.
Babe Ruth, one of the most famous baseball players of all time, spent the majority of his career with the New York Yankees. He lived in a number of different places in the Bronx during his time with the team, including an apartment on 168th Street and a house on 175th Street.
Joe Dimaggio grew up in San Francisco, and helived in the Bay Area until he was drafted by theYankees in 1936. He briefly resided in New York Cityafter he was traded to the Yankees, but he soonmoved to California, where he bought a house inHollywood. DiMaggio lived in California for theremainder of his life, even after he retired frombaseball. He died in 1999 at the age of 84.
Yogi Berra was one of the most popular and successful players in Major League Baseball history. He played for the New York Yankees from 1946 to 1963 and won 10 World Series titles. After his playing career ended, he became a successful manager and television commentator.
Yogi was born in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1925 and grew up in the Bronx, New York. His real name was Lawrence Peter Berra, but he got the nickname “Yogi” from a friend who said he looked like a Hindu holy man. Yogi was a small man, only 5 feet 7 inches tall, but he was an excellent hitter and fielder. He was named American League Most Valuable Player three times and was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972.
Yogi died in 2015 at the age of 90.
The New York Yankees are a professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of The Bronx. The Yankees compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) East division. They are one of two major league clubs based in New York City, the other being the New York Mets of the National League (NL).
Derek Jeter is a former professional baseball shortstop who played 20 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB), all for the New York Yankees. A five-time World Series champion, Jeter is regarded as a central figure of the Yankees’ dynasty of the late 1990s and early 2000s for his hitting, baserunning, fielding, and leadership. He is the Yankees’ all-time career leader in hits (3,465), doubles (544), games played (2,747), stolen bases (358), and at bats (11,195). His batting average of .310 is the fifth-highest in team history. Jeter was one of the team’s most prolific run scorers and batted cleanup more often than any other Yankee. He holds many postseason records, including most hits (200), doubles (32), triples (10), runs scored (158), and stolen bases (32). Jeter is also tied for the postseason record for most hits in a single World Series with 12.
In 2009, he surpassed Lou Gehrig’s record for most hits by a Yankee in both the regular season and post-season; with his 3,415th hit during the Yankees’ 2009 season opener against Baltimore on Opening Day. Jeter has earned five Gold Glove Awards and been selected as an American League All-Star nine times. At short stop he has had more chances than any other player at that position and has handled more double plays than anyone else at second base or short stop. His final home game was played on September 25, 2014 against Baltimore at Yankee Stadium where he received rapturous ovations from fans throughout game.
Alex Rodriguez, also known by his nickname A-Rod, is a professional baseball player who has played for the New York Yankees, Texas Rangers, and Seattle Mariners. He was born in New York City and currently resides in Miami, Florida.
CC Sabathia was born in Vallejo, California and currently resides in Bergen County, New Jersey.
The following is a list of where some of the current Yankees players live in the state of Connecticut. It is Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello who once said, “I love living in Los Angeles, but I will say, coming from New England, there is a Yankee sensibility that I really missed when I was living in California.” It seems a few of the Yankees players feel the same way as Morello as many of them have chosen to reside in Connecticut.
Mark Teixeira, who is originally from Maryland, makes his home in Greenwich, Connecticut. He and his family live in a 12,000 square-foot house that they purchased in 2010 for $7.3 million.
Jorge Posada was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on August 17, 1971. He was drafted by the Yankees in the 24th round of the 1990 amateur draft. He made his Major League debut on September 4, 1995.
During his career, he played catcher, first baseman, and designated hitter. He was a five-time All-Star and won four Silver Slugger Awards. He helped the Yankees win five World Series championships.
He retired from baseball in January 2012. Posada and his family live in Connecticut.
Mariano Rivera, nicknamed “Mo” and “Sandman”, is a Panamanian former professional baseball pitcher who spent his entire 19-year Major League Baseball (MLB) career playing for the New York Yankees. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest pitchers of all time. A thirteen-time All-Star and five-time World Series champion, he holds several MLB records, including most save opportunities (652) and most saves (652). Rivera was signed by the Yankees organization in 1990 as an amateur free agent in Panama and became one of their dominant relief pitchers in the late 1990s.
The Yankees have a few players that live in Florida. Some of them live in the Miami area, while others live in other parts of the state. A few of the players that live in Florida are: Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, and CC Sabathia.
Of all of the Yankees, Giancarlo Stanton has the longest commute to spring training in Tampa – he lives in Los Angeles.
Aroldis Chapman was born in Holguin, Cuba in 1988. He began playing professional baseball in Cuba at the age of 16. In 2009, he defected from Cuba and established residency in the Dominican Republic. Chapman signed a contract with the Cincinnati Reds in 2010 and made his Major League debut that same year. Chapman played for the Reds from 2010 to 2015. In 2016, he was traded to the New York Yankees, where he has played since. Chapman currently resides in Broward County, Florida.
Aaron Judge, right fielder for the New York Yankees, was born in Linden, California, on April 26, 1992. He was drafted by the Yankees in the first round of the 2013 MLB Draft out of Fresno State University. Judge made his MLB debut on August 13, 2016.