The 1929 New York Yankees season was the team's 27th season in New York and its 29th overall. The team finished with a record of 88-66, finishing in second place, 18 games behind the Philadelphia Athletics. This ended a streak of three straight championships from 1926 to 1928. New York was managed by Miller Huggins until his death on September 25. They played at Yankee Stadium.
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“Shes me. She represents everything I feel, everything I want to be. Im so locked into her that what she says is unimportant.”
—Diane Valleta, White American suburbanite. As quoted in the New York Times, p. A13 (July 29, 1992)
“Well, you Yankees and your holy principle about savin the Union. Youre plunderin pirates thats what. Well, you think theres no Confederate army where youre goin. You think our boys are asleep down here. Well, theyll catch up to you and theyll cut you to pieces you, you nameless, fatherless scum. I wish I could be there to see it.”
—John Lee Mahin (19021984)
“I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending.”
—Fred Rogers (20th century)