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When did the New York Yankees get their name?

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August 01, 2007 12:55AM

The New York Highlanders became the New York Yankees in 1913, after 9 years as the Highlanders, and one year as the Baltimore Orioles, a farm team. -----
The Baltimore Orioles were a charter team of the American League when the AL was founded in 1901. After two years the team moved to New York. The Orioles were not a farm team.