Casey Stengel

Patrick Ewing  (Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart /Allsport)

Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 39-30

Moving on with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes of all time by uniform/jersey number, here are numbers 39-30.

10/15/2014

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

Mike Piazza (credit: Jonathan Daniel / Allsport / Getty Images)

Mets Induct Fan Favorite Mike Piazza Into Team’s Hall Of Fame

The Mets honored former slugger Mike Piazza on Sunday during a 30-minute ceremony at Citi Field before their season finale against Milwaukee.

09/29/2013

Jackie Robinson "42" Flag (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: A Look At The Legend Of Elijah ‘Pumpsie’ Green

Elijah “Pumpsie” Green was born in Boley, Oklahoma, in the fall of 1933. In 1959, at the age of 25, he would take the field as a member of the Boston Red Sox.

06/07/2013

Don Larsen (Photo by Vincent Laforet/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Breaking Down The Subway Series From A Historical Perspective

Before interleague play, the term “Subway Series” was pretty much reserved for the World Series. But no city has had the number of Subway Series that The Big Apple has.

05/29/2013

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Keidel: Tom Coughlin’s Last Call?

Simply, the Giants coach has never seemed to enjoy his job. And this season has surely accelerated the aging process.

WFAN–12/05/2011

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Keidel: The Case Against Roger Maris

The debate isn’t at all about Roger Maris’s merits for the Hall of Fame, because he has none. This is a microcosm, a debate we all have about someone from your youth, parsing preteen idolatry from reality.

WFAN–08/25/2011

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Smith’s Homer Vs. Yankees Was Series’ Biggest – Briefly

On Wednesday, baseball celebrates the 50th anniversary of one of the greatest games ever played, the Pirates’ memorable 10-9 victory over Mickey Mantle’s Yankees in Game 7 of a 1960 World Series.

WFAN–10/11/2010