Babe Ruth's bat used for 500th homer hits auction block

The bat used by Babe Ruth to slug his 500th career home run in 1929 is going up for auction, nearly 75 years after he gave it to a friend whose family has kept it ever since. Ruth became the first player to reach the coveted plateau on Aug. 11, 1929, hitting a solo shot for the New York Yankees off

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Yanks' Boone defends catcher Sánchez as 'excellent' defender

Yankees manager Aaron Boone wasn't sure Wednesday what his lineup for the next day's Game 4 of the AL Championship Series would look like. Gary Sanchez will be behind the plate, though - whether many in the Bronx want it that way or not. Boone doubled down on his defense of Sanchez after Wednesday

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