The New York Yankees don’t have rebuilding years — or decades — the way many other franchises do, but in recent years the club has undergone something of a transformation. Gone are the days of owner George Steinbrenner threatening jobs on the back pages. The core of the club is now homegrown. And instead of grinding down its Spanish-speaking prospects, the Yankees are teaching them language and life skills as well as the wheel play.
Veteran New York baseball writer Bob Klapisch covers that and much more as the co-author of the new book "Inside The Empire: The True Power Behind The New York Yankees," which focuses on the 2018 season.