Twenty years ago, the '98 Yankees ruled baseball like no one had ever done before … or since

Twenty years ago, the '98 Yankees ruled baseball like no one had ever done before … or since

“We were out on the West Coast, I was starting my first year and we went 0-and-3 to open the season and The Boss pulled me off the road trip. He ordered me back to New York ASAP,” Cashman said earlier this month, referring to then-Yankees owner George Steinbrenner. “He was mad. But I remember Joe Torre after we won our first game, my first win as a general manager, he over-nighted the lineup card to me and it was signed ‘Dear Cash, the first of many.’ It was signed by Joe and the whole coaching staff.