- Patrick Dorsey, ESPN Editor
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The New York Yankees on Monday made a relatively minor move: They signed 39-year-old Derek Lowe to supplement their bullpen.
But one thing that makes it noteworthy is Lowe's past: The right-hander spent seven-plus years with the Boston Red Sox, finishing third in the Cy Young Award voting in 2002, saving 42 games in 2000, and starting (and winning) a game in Boston's breakthrough 2004 World Series.
Now he becomes one of the dozens who have gone from Boston to the Bronx, whether directly or through rather circuitous routes. Here's a photographic look at seven noteworthy names -- many of whom, like Lowe, very quickly earned Yankees fans' affections despite having played for the enemy: