Gulf Coast Yankees


Gulf Coast Yankees

The Gulf Coast Yankees (or GCL Yankees) are the Rookie League affiliate of Major League Baseball's New York Yankees. The GCL Yankees play in Tampa, Florida at the Yankee Complex. The team is comprised mainly of players who are in their first year of professional baseball either was draftees or non-drafted free agents from the United States, Canada, Dominican Republic, Venezuela, and other countries.

In 2004, the Gulf Coast Yankees, swept the Gulf Coast Red Sox to become the 2004 Gulf Coast League Champions. In 2005, the GCL Yankees swept the Gulf Coast Mets in the best-of-three series to win the Gulf Coast League championship again. In 2007, the GCL Yankees defeated the GCL Dodgers to claim the title again.

ee also

*Gulf Coast League
*New York Yankees
*Minor League Baseball

References

* [http://www.minorleaguebaseball.com/app/clubs/ip_index.jsp?cid=t475&mc=info GCL Yankees]
* [http://newyork.yankees.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/nyy/news/nyy_news.jsp?ymd=20040901&content_id=844450&vkey=news_nyy&fext=.jsp New York Yankees News]
* [http://www.baseballamerica.com/today/minors/050829dish.html Baseball America - Daily Dish]

External links

* [http://www.thebaseballcube.com/teams/team_10232.shtml Gulf Coast Yankees page at The Baseball Cube]


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