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First Yankees-Marlins Game In Panama Draws Crowd Of Roughly 27K
Published March 16, 2014
The Yankees prior to yesterday "last played outside North America" in '04, when they "opened the regular season with two games in Tokyo" against the Rays. Yankees President Randy Levine "stressed the importance for the Yankees to stretch their reach far and wide around the world." He added, "It’s extremely important. We’re an international brand, we have Yankees fans all over the world and our players enjoy this. We always seem to do it. We’re going to try to come back here and go other places" (N.Y. DAILY NEWS, 3/16).