Here are some interesting facts about the New York Yankees:
The franchise was founded in 1901 and were originally known as the Baltimore Orioles. In 1903 the team moved to New York City and was renamed the New York Highlanders and in 1913 the team name officially changed to the New York Yankees. The franchise is one of the most successful sports clubs in the world. Some of the greatest baseball players to have played for the Yankees include Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, and Yogi Berra. According to Forbes, the Yankees have an estimated value of approximately $3.4 billion, making them the second highest valued sports franchise in the United States and the fourth in the world.
The New York Yankees logo has had thirteen logo variations, including the original design back in 1901 when they were known as the Baltimore Orioles. See the different New York Yankees logo designs that they have had over the years.
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