Don Mattingly

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Brogna On Baseball: Either You Are A Hall Of Famer Or You Are Not!

As a former MLB player, pro scout, field manager and front office personnel executive, perhaps the most frustrating and annoying thing I hear is arguments by people regarding entry into the pro baseball HOF.


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Hartnett: Slick-Fielding First Basemen Don Mattingly, Keith Hernandez Are Glaring Hall Of Fame Omissions

Two of the dominant players of the 1980’s and Big Apple baseball legends Don Mattingly and Keith Hernandez have been overlooked by Hall of Fame voters over the years and deserve reconsideration.


Alex Rodriguez

Capellini: A-Rod To Pass Legendary Milestones, But Will Anyone Care?

Is Alex Rodriguez the most misunderstood player in the history of New York sports? Or is he deserving of the type of scorn he still receives? We’ll find out soon because the Yankees’ slugger is on the precipice of immortality.


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Jeter First In Pinstripes To 3,000 Hits

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.


Jorge Posada, Buck Showalter

Buck Showalter: Don’t Sell Yankees’ Jorge Posada Short

Jorge Posada has monopolized the sports pages since pulling himself out of the Yankees’ lineup on Saturday. Buck Showalter, manager of the Baltimore Orioles and former Yankees skipper, thinks it’s that passion that sets Posada above the rest.


Andre Ethier

Ethier Looking For Dodgers History Vs. Mets

Andre Ethier looks to tie the longest hitting streak in Dodgers franchise history when he faces the New York Mets and starter Chris Young on Saturday night in Flushing.


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Don Mattingly On The FAN

Former Yankees great Don Mattingly joined Mike Francesa to talk about his upcoming rookie season as manager of the Dodgers and his new charity venture.


Suzyn Waldman

WCBS 880 Presents Hot Stove Time with Suzyn Waldman

WCBS will be broadcasting Suzyn Waldman’s first “Hot Stove” show of the baseball off-season.


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Keefe To The City: Caring For The Core Four

At this time last year, the Core Four were the toast of the sports world. Fast forward to the present day where for the past three weeks, they have been beaten daily by every media outlet with baseball coverage.


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Sweeny Says: Murti’s Musings

The Yankees have to feel a lot better about their pitching now than they did a month ago, but A.J. Burnett is still a mystery.


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Hot Topic: September 21

The Yankees honored their late ‘Boss’ last night at the stadium, unveiling a huge, and we mean HUGE monument to George Steinbrenner.


Los Angeles Dodgers manager and former New York  Yankees manager Joe Torre, left, embraces Yankees general manager Brian Cashman after Torre and former Yankee captain Don Mattingly gave an interview at Yankee Stadium in New York, Monday, Sept. 20, 2010.It was Torre's first visit to new Yankee Stadium. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Emotional Torre Makes First Visit To Yankee Stadium

Joe Torre walked into new Yankee Stadium for the first time, signed the clubhouse wall alongside other pinstriped greats and ended his estrangement from Brian Cashman with an embrace.


George Steinbrenner monument

‘Boss’ Gets Monument Of All Monuments

George Steinbrenner is now truly the biggest of the Yankees greats — as measured in Monument Park. The colorful and combative owner was honored with the largest tribute in the team’s storied area of remembrance behind the center-field fence.


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Torre, Mattingly Expected At Steinbrenner Ceremony

Joe Torre is expected at new Yankee Stadium for the first time for Monday night’s unveiling of a monument honoring late owner George Steinbrenner.


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Torre To Retire, Mattingly To Become Manager

Joe Torre is grateful he can leave the Los Angeles Dodgers on his own terms and schedule. That’s something the New York Yankees didn’t exactly allow their beloved manager to do three years ago.