Founded in 1942
|Current||Advanced Rookie (1969–1977, 1982–1992, 1997–2006, 2008–present)|
|Minor league affiliations|
|League||Appalachian League (1946–1950, 1952–1955, 1957–1958, 1969–1977, 1982–1992, 1997–2006, 2008–present)|
|Virginia League (1942)|
|Major league affiliations|
|Current||New York Yankees (2015–present)|
Seattle Mariners (2008–2014)
|Minor league titles|
|League titles (3)||
|Division titles (9)||
Pulaski Mariners (2008–2014)
|Ballpark||Calfee Park (1982–1992), (1997–2006), (2008–present)|
|David Hagan and Larry Shelor|
|General Manager||Ryan Hutchinson|
The Pulaski Yankees are a minor league baseball team based in Pulaski, Virginia, United States. They are an Advanced Rookie League team in the Appalachian League, and became a farm team of the New York Yankees in 2015. The team plays its home games at Calfee Park. They have previously been affiliated with several other major league baseball teams, and lost their Seattle Mariners affiliation after the 2014 season.
Pulaski baseball history
- Pulaski Counts, 1942, 1946-1950
- Pulaski Phillies, 1952-1955
- Pulaski Cubs, 1957-1958
- Pulaski Phillies, 1969-1977
- Pulaski Braves, 1982-1992
- Pulaski Rangers, 1997-2002
- Pulaski Blue Jays, 2003-2006
- Pulaski Mariners, 2008-2014
- Pulaski Yankees, 2015-future
Pulaski was the 2010 Appalachian League Eastern Division Champion.
The Pulaski Yankees play at Calfee Park. Calfee Park opened in 1935 and has a capacity of 2,500 fans. A number of houses that surround the park have good views of games. The director of stadium operations is Dave Hart and the head groundskeeper is Gary Martin.
The park had major renovations prior to the 1999 season, with a new grandstand behind the plate and along the first-base side as well as "open-air suites" (railed-in areas with picnic tables) farther down on the first-base line. A new scoreboard was also installed.
Notable former Pulaski players
- Steve Avery, Pulaski Braves, 1988
- Jeff Blauser, Pulaski Braves,
- David Elder, Pulaski Rangers,
- Aaron Harang, Pulaski Rangers,
- David Justice, Pulaski Braves,
- Tom Glavine, Pulaski Braves,
- Mike Lamb, Pulaski Rangers,
- Kameron Loe, Pulaski Rangers,
- Javy López, Pulaski Braves,
- Kevin Mench, Pulaski Rangers,
- Urban Meyer, Pulaski Braves
- Travis Snider, Pulaski Blue Jays
- Jason Schmidt, Pulaski Braves
- Mike Schmidt, Pulaski Phillies
- Eugenio Vélez, Pulaski Blue Jays
- C. J. Wilson, Pulaski Rangers
- 2015: Lost to Princeton 2-1 in semifinals.
- 2013: Defeated Bluefield 2-0 in semifinals; defeated Greeneville 2-0 to win championship.
- 2010: Lost to Elizabethton 2-0 in semifinals.
- 2008: Lost to Elizabethton 2-0 in finals.
- 1999: Lost to Martinsville 2-0 in finals.
- 1997: Lost to Bluefield 2-0 in finals.
- 1991: Defeated Burlington 2-0 to win championship.
- 1989: Lost to Elizabethton 2-0 in finals.
- 1986: Defeated Johnson City 2-1 to win championship.
- 1984: Lost to Elizabethton 1-0 in finals.
Pulaski Yankees roster
- Avallone, Michael. "Minor League Baseball returns to Pulaski." MiLB.com. 21 December 2007.
- "Pulaski Yankees Announce 2015 Managing Staff". Minor League Baseball. Retrieved 17 April 2015.
- Gangloff, Mike (September 9, 2014). "New York Yankees to Field Farm Club in Pulaski". Retrieved September 10, 2014.
- "Calfee Park sale OK'd as Mariners leave and $3 million upgrade begins". September 3, 2014.