I asked those who played alongside, managed or coached Jeter along the way for a favorite story or memory, something that stood out when they thought of the captain. This is what they told me…
HOPE Week — which stands for “Helping Others Persevere and Excel” honors five people each year for making a difference in their communities by surprising them with a day celebrating their accomplishments.
David Cone is about as beloved a former Yankee as there is, so when he suggests that Alex Rodriguez should avoid spring training like the plague, it might not be a bad idea for the disgraced slugger to comply.
Dave Winfield, Frank Thomas, David Cone, Bobby Bonilla and incoming union head Tony Clark attended the funeral as well.
The New York Yankees are honoring career saves leader Mariano Rivera in a 50 plus minute pregame ceremony.
During the Yankees-Rays game this past Saturday, YES Network commentator and former Yankees and Mets pitcher David Cone may have let a swear word slip out while on the air.
Donnie Baseball deserves another look from Hall of Fame voters. Between 1984-1987, Mattingly averaged 29 home runs and 120 RBIs per season. His on-base plus slugging during that stretch was .918, .939, .967 and .937.
“There wasn’t panic, but there were fingers on the button,” Cone told WFAN’s Sweeny Murti. “We saw it potentially slipping away.”
Sweeny and Cone talk about how the Bombers overcame a potentially disastrous start to the season, two turning-point games in May, and the arrival of El Duque.
Wright isn’t just “Captain America” or Mr. Met or the fourth captain in franchise history. He has a chance to go down as the greatest player in franchise history.
For the fewer than 300 in attendance, what a treat it was to hear Simon and Williams perform together. The set list included “Mrs. Robinson,” “The Boxer” and “Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard.”
R.A. Dickey: Great year. Great story. Lousy team. We all love a good fairy tale, but the knuckler has to win 20 to have a chance — though it shouldn’t be that way.
The blood clot in Dillon Gee’s right shoulder probably proved the end of his season. But it’s not the end of the world.
The New York Yankees have announced that nearly 50 former Yankees will attend the 66th annual Old Timers’ Day at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, July 1st.
Maybe Santana’s gem served notice. Maybe the Mets have entered into that glorious, sporting ether where stats, reason, and recent history needn’t apply. And no one, from pundits to bookies, can explain it.