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This Day in Yankees History: Andy Pettitte retires ... the first time

Welcome to the relaunched This Day in Yankees History. The New Year is upon us, and the winter hot stove continues to percolate. These daily posts will highlight two or three key moments in Yankees history on a given date, as well as recognize players born on the day. Hope you enjoy this trip down memory lane with us!

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This Day in Yankees History (February 4)

106 Years Ago

The Yankees send ten-grand to the Detroit Tigers for the rights to Hugh High and Wally Pipp.