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Maddux, Glavine, Thomas lead Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

Maddux, Glavine, Thomas lead Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

NEW YORK, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, with six Cy Young Awards between them, and two-time MVP Frank Thomas are new names on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot.

MLB: Baltimore 4, New York Yankees 2

BALTIMORE, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Chris Tillman struck out nine over seven efficient innings Monday and the Baltimore Orioles posted a crucial 4-2 win over the New York Yankees.

Yankees decided against player arbitration

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Pitcher Andy Pettitte and right fielder Bobby Abreu were not offered salary arbitration by the New York Yankees prior to Monday's midnight deadline.
Yankees pitcher Mike Mussina retires

Yankees pitcher Mike Mussina retires

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Right-handed pitcher Mike Mussina, who collected his first 20-victory season last year in his 18th major-league season, has retired.

Report: Mike Mussina to retire

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Mike Mussina, who is 187 strikeouts short of 3,000 for his career, reportedly has decided to retire.

Suzuki, Hunter lead AL Gold Glove winners

NEW YORK, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Veteran outfielders Ichiro Suzuki and Torii Hunter captured their eighth straight Gold Glove Awards when the American League winners were announced Thursday.

Burnett, four Yankees file for free agency

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Toronto pitcher A.J. Burnett headed a list of nine players filing for free agency Wednesday, a group that included four New York Yankees.

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 6, Boston 2 (1st game)

BOSTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Right-hander Mike Mussina led the New York Yankees to a 6-2 win over Boston in the opener of a doubleheader Sunday, notching his 20th victory of the season.

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 3, Toronto 1

TORONTO, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Mike Mussina got his 19th win of the year and Jason Giambi his 32nd homer Tuesday to lead the New York Yankees to a 3-1 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays.

MLB: Tampa Bay at N.Y. Yankees, ppd., rain

NEW YORK, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- The scheduled game between the Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees was postponed Friday due to rain.

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 7, Tampa Bay 2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Alex Rodriguez and Xavier Nady both homered Tuesday, fueling the New York Yankees' 7-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays.

MLB: New York Yankees 3, Texas 0

ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Mike Mussina pitched seven innings en route to his 15th win and Derek Jeter homered Thursday, leading the New York Yankees past the Texas Rangers 3-0.

MLB: N.Y. Yankees 8, LA Angels 2

NEW YORK, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Mike Mussina retired the last 17 batters he faced Saturday and the New York Yankees registered an 8-2 win over the LA Angels of Anaheim.

MLB: Baltimore 13, N.Y. Yankees 4

NEW YORK, July 28 (UPI) -- Adam Jones had his first career grand slam and five RBI Monday to power the Baltimore Orioles to a 13-4 win over the New York Yankees.

MLB: Cincinnati 4, NY Yankees 2

NEW YORK, June 20 (UPI) -- Edinson Volquez won his 10th game Friday and halted New York's seven-game winning streak in Cincinnati's 4-2 decision over the Yankees.
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NYP2000113052 - 30 NOVEMBER 2000 - NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: Right-handed pitcher Mike Mussina speaks at a press conference at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York, November 30, 2000. Mussina, who spent the last 10 years as the ace of the Baltimore Orioles, was being introduced as the newest Yankees pitcher after signing a six year contract worth $88.5 million with the Yankees as a free agent. rlw/lc/Laura Cavanaugh UPI
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Michael Cole Mussina (born December 8, 1968), nicknamed Moose, is a former Major League Baseball starting pitcher. He played for the Baltimore Orioles (1991–2000) and the New York Yankees (2001–2008). While spending his entire career in the competitive and high-scoring American League East, Mussina won at least 11 games in 17 straight seasons (1992–2008) and recorded a career .638 won-loss percentage. Among pitchers, he is 33rd all time in wins (270), 33rd in games started (535), 66th in innings pitched (3,562.2), and 19th in strikeouts (2,813). A five time All Star, Mussina's consistency resulted in six top-five finishes in the voting for his league's Cy Young Award, though he failed to ever win it.

Mussina was born in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. At Montoursville Area High School in Montoursville, Pennsylvania he had a 24–4 record with a 0.87 ERA for his baseball team. He also excelled in football and basketball.

As a high school senior, Mussina barely missed being valedictorian of his graduating class. According to some reports, he intentionally came up short to avoid delivering a commencement speech.

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