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  The New Yankee Workshop Homepage
One of the all-time most popular projects ever built in The New Yankee Workshop was the Adirondack chair Norm built years ago.
DVDs from Seasons 17, 18, and 19 are now available from the New Yankee store, including selected popular titles from previous seasons for release on DVD.
The first of those is the Deluxe Router Table, Item #0301 now available as a DVD.
www.newyankee.com   (718 words)

  
  Yankee Stadium
On February 6, 1921, the Yankees announced the purchase of 10 acres of property in the west Bronx.
So mighty were the Yankees, and such a draw was the team and its stadium, that by 1958 the the Giants and Dodgers, New York's other Major League Baseball teams, had moved to California.
Yankee Stadium (I): monuments in fair territory: Lou Gehrig on the left, Miller Huggins in the middle, Babe Ruth on the right.
www.ballparks.com /baseball/american/yankee.htm   (1474 words)

  
  Yankee - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term "Swamp Yankee" is used in rural Rhode Island and eastern Connecticut to refer to Protestant farmers of moderate means and their descendants (as opposed to upper-class Yankees).
The most characteristic Yankee food was the pie; Yankee author Harriet Beecher Stowe in her novel Oldtown Folks celebrated the social traditions surrounding the Yankee pie.
To New Englanders, a Yankee is a Vermonter.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yankee   (1148 words)

  
 New York Yankees - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Yankees won the day, driving a stake through the hearts of their rivals' fans when Bucky Dent drove a game-winning home run over the "Green Monster," one of several emotional moments in the team's history that had Red Sox fans wondering if their team was under some kind of a curse.
The Yankees are only the third franchise in sports history to draw over 4 million in regular season attendance at their own ballpark (the others being the 1993 Toronto Blue Jays with 4,057,947 and the 1993 Colorado Rockies with 4,483,350).
The Yankees are "America's Team" They give the casual, or "bandwagon," baseball fan someone to root for when he/she does not have a local favorite, or when their local team is playing poorly.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_York_Yankees   (7397 words)

  
 Yankee Doodle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The song's origins were in a pre-United States Revolutionary War song originally sung by British military officers to mock the dishevelled, unorganized colonial "Yankees" with whom they served in the French and Indian War.
One version of the Yankee Doodle lyrics is attributed to Doctor Richard Shuckburgh, a British Army surgeon.
The joke being that the Yankees are stupid enough to believe that a feather in the hat is sufficiently spiffy to gain entry to Macaroni.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Yankee_Doodle   (650 words)

  
 Yankee Stadium Historical Analysis by Baseball Almanac
On February 6, 1921, the New York Yankees announced the purchase of ten acres of property in the west Bronx.
Yankee Stadium was a gigantic horseshoe shaped triple-decked ballpark that was the first to be called a stadium.
In the first Yankee Stadium (pre-1976) there were actually three centerfield monuments in fair territory; Lou Gehrig on the left, Miller Huggins in the middle and Babe Ruth on the right.
www.baseball-almanac.com /stadium/yankee_stadium.shtml   (332 words)

  
 Yankee 101 -Yankee Volleyball Association   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Yankee is a non-profit member organization of the New England Regional Volleyball Association (NERVA), one of 35 regional member organizations under USA Volleyball (USAV).
Yankee has two ratings chairpersons who are the ultimate authority over each individual's rating and have the responsibility to maintain correct ratings across the Yankee membership as much as possible.
Yankee is overseen by a board elected by the membership, consisting of a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and at-large members.
www.yankee.org /yan101.html   (1460 words)

  
 Yankee
Yankee continued to fire her port battery as she passed the two gunboats and shore battery abeam at about 4,000 yards range.
Yankee cleared for action and stood in toward the warship, but all hands breathed a sigh of relief when the newcomer was identified as the neutral German SMS Geier.
On 25 September, Yankee was again placed out of commission at Portsmouth, N.H. Sometime during the next two years, she was moved to the Boston Navy Yard, for it was at that location that she was once again commissioned on 15 June 1908, Comdr.
www.history.navy.mil /danfs/y1/yankee-ii.htm   (1868 words)

  
 Yankee News
Jacob Ruppert and Col. Tillinghast L’Hommedieu Huston purchase the Yankees for $460,000.
Yankees Captain Thurman Munson dies in a plane crash in Canton, Ohio, at age 32 (his number "15" is immediately retired).
The Yankees establish an American-League record with their 112th win of the season (a 6-1 win vs. Tampa Bay at Yankee Stadium), breaking the mark of 111 by the 1954 Cleveland Indians (they complete the season with an AL record 114th victory on September 27 vs. Tampa Bay).
www.ultimateyankees.com /YankeeHistory.html   (4709 words)

  
 What is a Yankee?
Yankee, the slang or colloquial name given to a citizen of the New England states in America, and less correctly applied, in familiar European usage, to any citizen of the United States.
The term was also used by the British soldiers when referring to their opponents during the Revolutionary War, and during the Civil War by both the Confederates referring to the Federal troops and by the Southerners referring to the Northerners in general.
To a Northerner, a Yankee is a New Englander.
hometown.aol.com /gordonkwok/yankee.html   (480 words)

  
 The Yankee Hater: evolution gone awry | Oct 16, 1998   (Site not responding. Last check: )
But the Yankee Hater is an enigmatic breed; one can rarely follow his or her reasoning.
The Yankee Hater is customarily guided by an irrational blind rage--an incessant inner gnawing, a persistent desire to rob the Bronx Bombers and their fans of the dignity and excellence they earn year after year.
This may seem to be an outlandish speculation, but once one has become acquainted with a true Yankee Hater, one begins to discover the explosive combination of frustration, desperation, and resentment rising to the surface of this animal.
www.yaleherald.com /archive/xxvi/10.16.98/sports/eli.html   (811 words)

  
 Yankee Stadium Seating Chart, Yankee Stadium Tickets, Yankee Stadium Maps
Yankees tickets are perennially one of the hottest items in New York, the Yankees are perennially near the top of the American League East, and Yankee Stadium perennially ranks near the top of any baseball fan’s must-see list.
The Yankees had previously run both the Dodgers and Giants out of town, as their crosstown competition had fled to the West Coast.
Yankee Stadium was in disrepair, and owners explored the possibility of moving the team to New Jersey.
www.gotickets.com /seating_charts/baseball/yankee_stadium.php   (781 words)

  
 Yankee on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
YANKEE [Yankee] term used by Americans generally in reference to a native of New England and by non-Americans, especially the British, in reference to an American of any section.
Yankee Group Joins Intel's Digital Communities Initiative; Accompanied by the City of Minneapolis, the two add greater depth to the consortium.
Yankee stadium and home park advantage: it's not the size, it's the location close to home.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/Y/Yankee.asp   (954 words)

  
 Yankee. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
The origin of Yankee has been the subject of much debate, but the most likely source is the Dutch name Janke, meaning “little Jan” or “little John,” a nickname that dates back to the 1680s.
Perhaps because it was used as the name of pirates, the name Yankee came to be used as a term of contempt.
Whatever the reason, Yankee is first recorded in 1765 as a name for an inhabitant of New England.
www.bartleby.com /61/60/Y0006000.html   (323 words)

  
 yankee
The origin of the term "Yankee" is not known although the he is often compared the yeomen of Yorkshire, England who were of similar constitution.
The Yankee was keen in that he could recognize regional differences in culture and he would play off this in adapting his technique.
But the Yankee was careful not to dwell to far into the individual portrait but rather the generic group and family issues to which he could acclimate in varying local styles; but all the while upholding a framework of an identifiable national figure which helped to mold.
www.lclark.edu /~ria/yankee.html   (922 words)

  
 The Mavens' Word of the Day   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The other popular theory, favored by the OED, is that Yankee comes from Dutch Janke (or possibly Jantje), 'Little John', the diminutive of Jan, which was used as a derisive nickname by either the English or the Dutch in the New England states.
The earliest recorded use of Yankee as a term for Americans is in a 1758 letter by General James Wolfe (of Battle of Quebec fame) in which he used the word pejoratively of the American troops assigned to him.
The song Yankee Doodle Dandy was played by the British on their 1775 march to Concord as an insult to the Americans (the original lyrics were bawdy -- "doodle" was a slang word for 'dolt' or 'penis').
www.randomhouse.com /wotd/index.pperl?date=19991201   (520 words)

  
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The Yankees permit wheelchair users to purchase up to three companion seats for each game (to the extent available) in the designated wheelchair seating section.
Yankee Stadium is located at 161st Street and River Avenue in the Bronx.
The Yankee Stadium subway stop is located right outside the Stadium at the corner of 161st Street and River Avenue.
www.nyc.gov /html/sports/html/yankeeaccess.html   (882 words)

  
 Yankee   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The YANKEE began its career as the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock company in 1892, and was soon plying the waters as a liner for the Southern Pacific Company as the EL NORTE.
YANKEE was decommissioned on March 16, 1899 and remained at League Island.
YANKEE was refloated on December 4, but soon sank in Buzzard’s Bay (at latitude 41° - 32' - 30" N; longitude 70° - 52' - 40" W) while under tow to New Bedford.
www.spanamwar.com /Yankee.htm   (943 words)

  
 Wordorigins.org: Letter Y   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The earliest recorded usage of the term for Americans in general is in a 1758 letter by General James Wolfe, the hero of the battle of Quebec, in which he uses it as a pejorative term.
Following the battle of Concord, during which the retreating British played it on the route back to Boston, the Americans adopted the tune as their own and the term began to acquire a complimentary sense.
Yankee was supposedly a Lincolnshire word for gaiters or leggings.
www.wordorigins.org /wordory.htm   (626 words)

  
 Yankee
The YANKEE began its career as the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock company in 1892, and was soon plying the waters as a liner for the Southern Pacific Company as the EL NORTE.
YANKEE was decommissioned on March 16, 1899 and remained at League Island.
YANKEE was refloated on December 4, but soon sank in Buzzard’s Bay (at latitude 41° - 32' - 30" N; longitude 70° - 52' - 40" W) while under tow to New Bedford.
spanamwar.com /Yankee.htm   (943 words)

  
 Daddy Yankee | TIME
Yankee has sold 2 million copies of his album Barrio Fino in the U.S. He has a $20 million record contract with Interscope and a lucrative endorsement deal with Pepsi.
Born Raymond Ayala at some point in the 1970s (he refuses to reveal his age), Yankee has been at the forefront of a two-decades-long musical movement that is a stew of Jamaican, Panamanian and Puerto Rican styles.
Although some critics have already heralded the end of the reggaeton craze, Yankee believes that it's a form that is just being born.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,1187400,00.html   (442 words)

  
 Overview Page: Yankee doodle: Patriotic Melodies (Library of Congress)
"Yankee Doodle" is one of America's oldest and most endearing marching airs.
There are many theories regarding the origins of the words "Yankee" and "Doodle." One theory suggests that "Yankee" (or "Yankey") was derived from "Nankey," which can be found in an unpleasant jingle about Oliver Cromwell.
All taken, "Yankee Doodle" is a comic song and a parody.
memory.loc.gov /cocoon/ihas/loc.natlib.ihas.200000025/default.html   (437 words)

  
 The Grumman Yankee
The Yankee, as it was originally called, is not an aircraft for everyone.
The Yankee AA1 was originally designed by Jim Bede (of the Bede 4, 5, and 10 fame) as the Bede 1.
The Yankee is definitely not for the faint of heart or the slow of reflex!
www.grumman.net /specific/yankee   (2489 words)

  
 Yankee 30 Owners Association
The Yankee 30 was produced from 1971-1975 by Yankee Yachts, during which time 132 of these boats were constructed.
Subsequently, the hull, keel, and deck molds made their way to the Pacific Northwest and a limited number of boats were built by Heritage Boat Works in Hood River, Oregon, and Vashon Boat Works on Vashon Island, Washington.
These little sloops are well suited to both racing and cruising, with a tall keel-stepped mast and high aspect sail plan to make them go fast in light air, high ballast to displacement ratio to make them stiff and dry to weather, and a bustle and skeg-mounted rudder for ideal handling off the wind.
storm.prohosting.com /yankee30   (376 words)

  
 Antique Lighting and Antique Furniture at Yankee Craftsman (508) 653-0031, Wayland Ma 01778
Yankee Craftsman maintains a continued success, pleasing the most discriminatory of critics.
Yankee Craftsman provides fine period lighting, along with quality reproduction chandeliers, lamps and sconces.
Yankee Craftsman Antique Lighting and Furniture is located in a real barn on Rte 30 in Wayland (Eastbound side), just half a mile from Cochituate center or the Weston town line.
www.yankeecraftsman.com   (742 words)

  
 Ships of the World: An Historical Encyclopedia - - Yankee   (Site not responding. Last check: )
In England, the Johnsons rigged the renamed Yankee as a brigantine, rebuilt her interior with watertight bulkheads, and otherwise adapted her for cruising with trainees.
Many of the trainees who shipped in Yankee were drawn from the Girl Scouts' Mariner program, and several built on their experiences with Skipper and Exy, as the Johnsons were known, to develop new sail-training programs.
The ship and her mission were well known not only among sailors, but, thanks to the Johnsons' books and articles (especially in National Geographic), their adventures in the Galápagos Islands, New Guinea, and the Orient were known to millions of readers.
college.hmco.com /history/readerscomp/ships/html/sh_101400_yankee.htm   (364 words)

  
 Ben's Guide (3-5): Songs and Oaths -- Yankee Doodle
The origins of the words and music of the Yankee Doodle are not known exactly due to the fact that the song has many versions.
Later, the song poked fun of Puritan church leader Oliver Cromwell, because "Yankee" was a mispronunciation of the word "English" in the Dutch language, and "doodle" refers to a dumb person.
At the time the Revolutionary War began, Americans were proud to be called yankees and "Yankee Doodle" became the colonists most stirring anthem of defiance and liberty.
bensguide.gpo.gov /3-5/symbols/yankee.html   (330 words)

  
 Yankee Fund-Raising
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