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Tampa Yankees

Tampa Yankees
Founded in 1994
Tampa, Florida
Team logo Cap insignia
Class-level
Current Advanced-A (1994–present)
Minor league affiliations
League Florida State League (1994–present)
Division North Division
Major league affiliations
Current New York Yankees (1994–present)
Minor league titles
League titles (5)
  • 1994
  • 2001*
  • 2004**
  • 2009
  • 2010
*Co-champions with Brevard County Manatees
**Co-championss with Daytona Cubs
Division titles (5)
  • 1994
  • 2001
  • 2004
  • 2009
  • 2010
Team data
Nickname Tampa Yankees (1994–present)
Ballpark George M. Steinbrenner Field (1996–present)
New York Yankees
Manager Dave Bialas

The Tampa Yankees are a Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.

The team was established in 1994. In 1996 they moved to the new George M. Steinbrenner Field, the New York Yankees' spring training facility. Since their inception they have won five league championships, in 1994, 2001, 2004, 2009, and 2010.

Contents

  • History 1
  • George M. Steinbrenner Field 2
  • Current roster 3
  • External links 4

History

The team was founded in 1994. The city of Tampa had been without a professional baseball team since 1988, when the Tampa Tarpons were sold and relocated. The Tampa Yankees joined the Florida State League, and have been the Class A-Advanced affiliate of the New York Yankees since their inception.

Notable major league players to once play for the Tampa Yankees are Derek Jeter, Rubén Rivera, Mariano Rivera, David Robertson, Joba Chamberlain, Ian Kennedy, Phil Hughes, Ramiro Mendoza, Tim Raines, Eric Milton, and Luis Sojo. Sojo is well known for his game winning RBI in the decisive fifth game of the 2000 World Series against the New York Mets, a two-out, tiebreaking single in the ninth inning.

George M. Steinbrenner Field

George M. Steinbrenner in 2008.

Current roster

External links

  • Official Website



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