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Joe DiMaggio (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 9-1

Here we are, the final stretch. These are the best local athletes in history by jersey number, from 9-1.

11/05/2014

The daughter of Babe Ruth, Julia Ruth Stevens, throws out the ceremonial first pitch as grandson Tom Stevens looks on during pregame ceremonies prior to the start of the last regular-season game at Yankee Stadium between the Baltimore Orioles and the New York Yankees on September 21, 2008. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Little-Known Facts About The Babe From Julia Ruth Stevens

I suspected that I would know most of the “answers,” but it was interesting to hear these responses and observations about “daddy” from Julia herself, and how they confirmed what I had read before.

07/29/2014

Mickey Mantle (Photo credit should read PAUL BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Remembering The Iconic Mickey Mantle

Over their careers, I would take Mays over Mantle. However, during their primes, I think The Commerce Comet was superior to The Say Hey Kid.

07/15/2014

Babe Ruth, circa 1935, signs a new two-year contract with the New York Yankees' (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

Babe Ruth Red Sox Contract Fetches $1 Million At Auction

Ruth’s 1918 contract with the Boston Red Sox has sold for more than $1 million, along with other baseball memorabilia up for auction in Baltimore.

07/13/2014

Babe Ruth takes a swipe at an enormous ball. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)

Babe Ruth Anniversary: 94 Years, 6 Months, 6 Days Since Sale To Yankees

Babe Ruth began his career 100 years ago today as a member of the Red Sox. No doubt, it’s a big, big deal. You can go to CBS Boston for that.

07/11/2014

A promissory note in the sale of Babe Ruth from the Red Sox to the Yankees and a home run ball are among the items being auctioned off. (Credit: GoldinAuctions.com)

Babe Ruth Keepsakes Up For Grabs On 100th Anniversary Of Bambino’s MLB Debut

On July 11, the 100th anniversary of the Yankees legend’s major league debut, there will be the largest auction of memorabilia from the “Bambino.”

07/02/2014

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Top 3 Curses In Sports History

We have come upon another Friday the 13th and so in honor of the superstitious nature of the day, here are the top three curses in sports history.

06/13/2014

Bergen County Sports Memorabilia Auction

Sports Memorabilia Seized From Money Laundering Convict To Go Up For Auction

You have a chance to score some rare sports memorabilia – including items from Yankees legends such as Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Mickey Mantle.

05/01/2014

Hank Aaron (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Hank Aaron Set To Savor 40th Anniversary Of 715th Homer

Aaron’s record-breaking homer will be celebrated on Tuesday night before the Atlanta Braves’ home opener against the New York Mets.

04/08/2014

The 1923 New York Yankees world championship watch presented to Babe Ruth (credit: Getty Images)

Babe Ruth’s Pocket Watch Fetches $717,000 At NYC Auction

The Yankees legend’s pocket watch from the 1923 World Series sold for $717,000 Saturday at auction in New York City.

02/23/2014

Babe Ruth, circa 1935, signs a new two-year contract with the New York Yankees' (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

Legendary Baseball Signed By Babe Ruth Fetches $250K At Auction

Babe Ruth signed the baseball for Johnny Sylvester, and wrote a promise to hit a home run for the boy during his next game. He wound up hitting three that game.

02/08/2014

Babe Ruth, circa 1935, signs a new two-year contract with the New York Yankees' (Photo by General Photographic Agency/Getty Images)

Babe Ruth’s 1923 World Series Watch Coming To New York Auction

Babe Ruth’s 1923 World Series championship pocket watch, for decades thought to be lost to history, is coming to a New York City auction, where it’s expected to fetch at least $750,000.

01/24/2014

Tom Seaver throws out the first pitch prior to the inaugural game at Citi Field in 2009. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: 20 Baseball Trivia Questions To Stump Your Friends

Can you identify the subject of these “quotes” which refer to Hall of Famers? Be careful — a few of them are tricky.

11/18/2013

Yankees logo on grass (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Remembering Tony Lazzeri, The Forgotten Yankee

It was Lazzeri who played alongside the iconic figures of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, and who preceded the great Joe DiMaggio as the first great Italian-American ballplayer.

11/05/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo credit should read Scott Nelson/AFP/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: No Chemical Issues Today… Just Numbers

For today’s By The Numbers, I thought I would take a look at the eight sluggers in history who have, thus far, clubbed 600 or more home runs.

08/19/2013

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