Conquering the world of baseball with four World Series championships just wasn’t enough for Yankees legend Bernie Williams.
Nick Swisher, the Yankees’ naturally gregarious right fielder, jumped at a chance to record a children’s album for charity. And he was quick to add his own personal touch.
Al Dukes booked Joba Chamberlain to join Boomer & Craig this morning only to get a call last night saying the 25-year-old right hander was not feeling well and would not be making the trip to Manhattan for his sit-down with the guys.
A bevy of all-time Bombers, including Joe Torre and Bernie Williams, took to the field once again for the Yankee Stadium crowd on Sunday.
Lou Piniella and Joe Torre at the 65th Yankees Old Timers’ Day, were equally emphatic about being satisfied with decisions to retire as a big league managers.
Sometime in the next week or so, Derek Jeter will hold up his right hand to ask the plate umpire for time, give his bat one more ritualistic twirl and then, perhaps take an iconic inside-out swing and send another liner to right field to become the 28th player – and first in four years – to reach the magic number.
This week Sweeny chatted with Mark Prior, sitting in that corner locker, asking him his expectations for spring training, about his health, his outlook after the highs and lows of the last decade.
On Saturday night in New Rochelle, Jorge Posada was the guest of honor at Bernie Williams’ annual fundraising event to benefit the Hillside Food Outreach. As part of the event, I had the privilege of hosting a Q &A with the two Yankee greats.
Mariano Rivera spoke to reporters Thursday for the first time since signing his 2-year contract to return to the Yankees. As impossible as it sounds, ‘The Sandman’ coming out of Boston’s bullpen was a very real possibility, according to Rivera.
The Yankees have found many critics for the way they handled their contract negotiations with Derek Jeter. If the final resolution proves anything, it’s that those critics were way off base.
The Yankees have announced their probable rotation for the ALCS, and to Boomer and Craig’s surprise the much maligned A.J. Burnett is scheduled to pitch Game 4 in Texas.
Bernie Williams, legendary center fielder for the Yankees, joined Boomer & Carton to discuss the upcoming ALCS, his eventual retirement, and a new career making music.
The Yankees finally released their rotation for the ALCS, and after much speculation, A.J. Burnett will indeed get the Game 4 start at Yankee Stadium. Good move or bad move by the Bombers?