When did the New York Yankees get their name?
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.