For one, the tool of choice was a bat. For the other, a stick. Tony Gwynn and Jean Beliveau died this year, unparalleled craftsmen who made the supremely difficult look almost easy.
Yankee Stadium fell silent for just a few moments Thursday. Somehow, you have to feel there was a special something going on in those fleeting seconds as the crowd commemorated Zim.
If anyone lived a long life, it’s Zimmer. And if anyone lived a good life, it was Zimmer. And he’d be the first to tell you, while you rub his head.
For 66 years, Zimmer was a most popular presence at ballparks all over, a huge chaw often filling his cheek. Everyone in the game seemed to know him, and love him.
Win or lose, there was little doubt that Boomer and Craigie would open today’s radio program talking about the NHL Stanley Cup Final.
Former Yankees bench coach Don Zimmer died Wednesday, according to his family. He was 83.
For being such a great player, Brett had — prior to the Pine Tar Incident — gained his greatest national attention for an ill-timed case of hemorrhoids during the 1980 World Series.
Beloved former Yankees bench coach Don Zimmer was back in his Florida home Thursday after being hospitalized for a week “due to kidney problems,” according to the Tampa Bay Times.
Jorge Posada had many outstanding playoff memories as a New York Yankee but one stands out in particular, his tying double in 2003 ALCS Game 7.
As a native New Yorker, I was always inclined to hate Pedro Martinez, but he should have his own wing at the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Brooklyn Dodgers legend Duke Snider died Sunday. He was 84. “Duke was a fine man, a terrific hitter and a great friend, even though he was a Dodger,” Giants Hall of Famer Willie Mays said.
A smile spread across the 80-year-old’s face when he was asked about the friendship he and others such as Johnny Podres, Pee Wee Reese and Gil Hodges had with the late Hall of Famer off the field.
MLB Commissioner Bud Selig along with other owners and Hall of Famers reacted to the death of Brooklyn Dodger Duke Snider: