By Will Yoder
January 24, 2012

Longtime New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada officially announced his retirement today at a press conference at Yankee Stadium.

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Posada, 40, hit just .235/.315/.398 with 14 home runs and 44 RBI in 115 games for the Yankees last season. Over the course of his 17-year-career, the four-time All-Star averaged .273/.374/.474 with 24 home runs and 94 RBI per 162 games.

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