:welcome: to the Droid Forums. We are here to help if you have any questions just ask.
There is a huge learning curve to this phone and iPhone and Blackberry are probably easier to learn, but Droid is much more customizable. Since it's your first smart phone keep in mind that while it is very smart it is a phone. Don't expect it to be as fast as a computer. Although when you overclock this puppy it's close.
I'll try to not to hold back the fact that you're a Yankees fan against you.