Hank Steinbrenner continues to ace his new role as the Yankees' high-profile community ambassador. Hal Steinbrenner's older brother is sponsoring a team called Hank's Yanks that's playing in the Baseball Heaven summer league in Yaphank. A.J. Burnett, Alex Rodriguez and CC Sabathia also are chipping in, and Robinson Cano and Kevin Russo convinced Spalding to supply batting-practice jerseys.

On Wednesday, Hank's Yanks stopped by Yankee Stadium to chat with the real Yankees.

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