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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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?
This is a story about following your dreams and doing what you love.
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.
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.
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 […]
Baseball fans with deep pockets will soon have a chance to own an ultra-rare piece of baseball memorabilia.
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.
Just call him the sultan of the auction block. A baseball jersey worn by Babe Ruth has sold to Lelands.com for more than $4.4 million, a record for any item of sports memorabilia.
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.
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 CBSSports.com.