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This Day in Yankees History: Bombers sign Damon, Teixeira

Welcome to the relaunched This Day in Yankees History. We may be well into hot stove season, but there’s still some time to dig into the history books. 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 (December 23)

15 years ago

After spending four years with the division rival Red Sox, the Yankees officially introduce their new 32 year-old (and clean shaven) outfielder, Johnny Damon, to the media.