The joke around the Yankees was always that Bernie moved at his own pace. The last nine years go a long way in proving that.
It’s been nine years since guitar virtuoso Bernie Williams last played an MLB game, so the former Yankees center fielder must have figured it’s high time to retire.
The Yankees say Bernie Williams will sign a minor league contract Friday and then retire, nine years after playing his last game.
The Yankees are retiring the uniform numbers of Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada and Bernie Williams and will honor the trio with plaques in Monument Park this season along with Willie Randolph.
Those teams were bubbling with borderline greats. Do any deserve to hop that opaque line between memorable and immortal?
As part of our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by uniform/jersey number, we continue with 59-50.
As part of the Yankees’ HOPE Week — which recognizes people and groups that make a difference in their communities — the team honored Musicians On Call, a volunteer group that brings music to hospital patients nationwide.
WFAN co-host Craig Carton has a problem with the Yankees. A monumental problem, if you will. And because of that, Boomer Esiason and Jerry Recco have a problem with Craigie.
They owned October year after year. Derek Jeter and his baseball brothers — the gang that grew up champions. One by one, they walked away from the game until Jeter was the last man standing in pinstripes.
He was the right man at the right time for a club that had fallen on hard times before 1996. And he didn’t mess it up when it would have been so easy to do just that.
It’s not even Thanksgiving. Why is everyone so worked up about Robinson Cano’s market not shaping up yet?
The Beatles never got back together. And nobody else ever really took their place, did they? The Yankees will be the Yankees again one day. But they won’t ever be the same as the group you saw assembled one last time on Sunday.
The New York Yankees are honoring career saves leader Mariano Rivera in a 50 plus minute pregame ceremony.
With Craig recently taking home the 2013 Pulse of the People Award, Boomer will be looking for his redemption.
Will A-Rod ever win over Yankees fans? It sounds impossible, though New York great Bernie Williams has some thoughts on the matter.