WATCH US LIVE SUBSCRIBE TO US Sujay Chakraborty New York Yankees signs Gerrit Cole dealGerrit Cole recently signed a massive nine-year contract worth a reported $324 million to join the New York Yankees. The former Houston Astros man is widely considered as one of the best pitchers in the MLB. Last season he went on 20-5 (win-loss) record and racked up 326 strikeouts.Also Read | Gerrit Cole Signed For The New York Yankees In $324 Million Deal After Being Wooed By TH LIVE TV With much anticipation surrounding his Yankees presentation, Gerrit Cole was spotted in front of the Mandarin Oriental New York hotel in Midtown on Monday. Cole also gave his first public statement since his big move admiring the history and the competitiveness of the franchise. The 29-year-old signed some autographs for the fans. Sporting a beard and long hair, Cole admitted he soon plans to adhere to the Yankees’ rules about facial hair and styling.Also Read | Gerrit Cole Deal: 4 Largest Contracts In MLB History By Average Annual ValueGerrit Cole unveiling at the Yankee Stadium FOLLOW US Also Read | Gerrit Cole Net Worth, Salary As New York Yankees Splurge $324 Million First Published: 17th December, 2019 11:09 IST Last Updated: 17th December, 2019 11:09 IST Gerrit Cole Arrives In New York For Yankees Unveiling, Opens Up About $324m Deal Gerrit Cole has arrived in New York just days before his Yankees unveiling at the Yankee Stadium. Gives his first public statement admiring Yankees culture Written By COMMENT New York Yankees fans have finally gotten a glimpse of their $324 million man Gerrit Cole. The 29-year-old was spotted outside a hotel in Midtown, New York and also took the time to speak to the enthusiastic Yankees supporters. Also Read | MLB: World Series Flasher Julia Rose To Attend Gerrit Cole’s Yankees Debut? Gerrit Cole is considered to be a major statement by the New York Yankees, who will be expected to have a huge influence in their quest to win a World Series since 2009. He is expected to be unveiled to the Yankees fans on Wednesday at the Yankees stadium. Many supporters would be hoping to be present for the press conference and to witness Cole don the No 45 Yankees uniform.