What if the Yankees sat around the clubhouse and announced what they were most thankful for? Here's what some of the players might (and might not) say.
Miguel Andujar - "I'm thankful for extra-base hits and that I hustle."
Dellin Betances - "I'm thankful I found my arm slot this past season and that Aaron Boone realized I can't pitch two innings anymore."
Greg Bird - "I'm thankful for controllable years and hitting left-handed."
Aroldis Chapman - "I'm thankful my arm is still attached to my shoulder and that I've developed a nasty slider."
Jacoby Ellsbury - "I'm thankful that baseball contracts are guaranteed."
Brett Gardner - "I'm thankful for above-average defensive skills and the phrase, 'clubhouse presence.'"
Sonny Gray - "I'm thankful I'm on the way out the door. Boys, it's been real."
Didi Gregorius - "I'm thankful for Apple's seemingly endless supply of emojis."
Aaron Hicks - "I'm thankful Brian Cashman saw something in me and the club gave me the time to find it in myself."
Jonathan Holder - "I'm thankful for a legit shot at showing what I can do out there. It's better than bouncing back and forth in that Triple-A shuttle."
Aaron Judge - "I'm thankful for STATCAST."
Tommy Kahnle - "I'm thankful for 2017, because 2018 was a kick in the butt."
Jordan Montgomery - "I'm thankful I had a solid rookie year so that the Yankees have something to think about when I return from Tommy John surgery."
James Paxton - "I'm thankful to be a Yankee."
Austin Romine - "I'm thankful for the stretch of hitting that got some fans talking crazy about me being a full-timer."
CC Sabathia - "I'm thankful to be finishing my career with the Yankees and a chance to seal my Hall of Fame case with one more ring."
Gary Sanchez - "I'm thankful for second, third and fourth chances to get better as a defensive catcher and my reputation as a hitter."
Luis Severino - "I'm thankful for the ability to still throw 100 mph when I reach 100 pitches."
Giancarlo Stanton - "I'm thankful to Derek Jeter and the Marlins for setting me free."
Masahiro Tanaka - "I'm thankful for second halves to the season and when I receive an extra day's rest."
Stephen Tarpley - "I'm thankful for being left-handed and for Chasen Shreve's departure."
Luke Voit - "I'm thankful for birds; the Cardinals, and Greg."
Gleyber Torres - "I'm thankful the Yankees decided to rebuild and being part of the new core."
Happy Thanksgiving everyone!