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By The Numbers: Babe Ruth’s Called Shot, Eight Decades Later – Part 3

This installment of By The Numbers is a continuation of our last blog, which presented Bill William Jenkinson’s massive research dealing with Babe Ruth’s “called” home run. Below is a detailed account of the 1932 Fall Classic.


Babe Ruth (AP PHOTO)

By The Numbers: Babe Ruth’s Called Shot, Eight Decades Later – Part 1

Mr. William Jenkinson, who has been referenced in this blog many times in the past, is an internationally known baseball historian, lecturer, author and resource person. I dare say that no one on the planet knows more about Babe Ruth than Bill.


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By The Numbers: Babe Ruth’s Called Shot, Eight Decades Later – Part 2

By Father Gabe Costa » More Columns MAY: After being swept in a disappointing three game series against Walter Johnson’s Washington Senators at Griffith Stadium, the Yankees sidetracked to Bridgeport, Connecticut on May 4 to […]


Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Keidel: Any Way You Slice It, A-Rod Is Nearly Impossible To Like

Everything seems synthetic, scripted and rehearsed, as though he practiced his responses in front of a mirror for hours — something cynics would say he does daily no matter his media requirements.


Bobby Valentine (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images) and Charlie Manuel (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Keidel: Mets, Yankees Fans Can Rejoice In The Fates Of Their Archrivals

Even if neither New York team reaches its goals, their fans can rejoice in the fates of their foes: archrivals Boston and Philadelphia, who are a combined 30 games out of first place.


Derek Jeter (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images), Robin Ventura (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Move Over, Babe; Ventura Thinks Jeter Is Greatest Yankee Ever

The better Derek Jeter plays, the more he brings out the haters and the defenders. It’s been like that his entire career it seems. Overrated or under-appreciated?


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Stories From Main Street: Ramsey Teenager Is Already Published Author

This is a story about following your dreams and doing what you love.


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Conn. Family To Sell Storied Lou Gehrig Home-Run Ball To Help Pay Off Medical-School Debt

The 84-year-old baseball has been sitting in Elizabeth Gott’s drawer for years, but now she’s hoping it will pay off her son’s medical-school debt.


Babe Ruth (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: My Relationship With The Babe

In this installment of By The Numbers, I would like to share some personal feelings about the greatest player who ever lived…and my relationship with him…a relationship which began nearly six decades ago.


Babe Ruth (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

California Man Could Face Jail Time For Babe Ruth Glove Ruse

NEW YORK (WFAN/AP) — A California man has pleaded guilty in a New York court to trying to sell for $200,000 a 19th-century baseball glove he falsely claimed belonged to Babe Ruth. Irving Scheib entered […]


Don Larsen and Boomer & Carton show off the perfecto jersey (credit: Al Dukes/WFAN)

Yankees Legend Don Larsen: Time Is Right To Auction Off 1956 Perfect Game Jersey

Baseball fans with deep pockets will soon have a chance to own an ultra-rare piece of baseball memorabilia.


Robinson Cano hits a home run against the New York Mets (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Silverman: Cano’s Swing Is The Sweetest Thing

If you look at films of the greatest hitters in history, the only one of the all-time greats with a swing even close to as artistic as Cano’s was the one that the legendary Ted Williams used for the Red Sox.


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Babe Ruth Jersey Sells For Record $4.4M At Auction

Just call him the sultan of the auction block. A baseball jersey worn by Babe Ruth has sold to for more than $4.4 million, a record for any item of sports memorabilia.


Mariano Rivera enters from the bullpen. (credit:  Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Keidel: A Look Into The Man, The Myth, The Immortal Mo

Dave Robertson blew a save the other night, and the city sighed. Not because we dislike Dave Robertson, who has the electric arm and the elastic memory of a big-time reliever, but because he’s not Mariano Rivera.


A jersey once worn by the late Yankees baseball player Lou Gehrig (Credit: HAI DO/AFP/Getty Images)

Yankees To Don Throwback Uniforms In Honor Of Fenway Park’s 100th Anniversary

On Friday night, the Yankees will go back to their roots — to nearly the very beginning — and don throwback uniforms in honor of Fenway Park’s 100th anniversary, according to