Ted Williams never did it. Not Carl Yastrzemski. Not Carlton Fisk. Not even Pedro Martinez and Curt Schilling, who ended The Curse nearly a decade ago.
Weather permitting, the World Series is set to start Wednesday night at Fenway Park with the Boston Red Sox hosting the St. Louis Cardinals.
“A great ceremony. Great,” the Yankees closer said. “Well done. Humbling. At the same time, I definitely appreciate what the Red Sox organization did. I will never forget it.”
The Yankees lost their second straight after a three-game winning streak and fell 2 1/2 games behind Tampa Bay for the AL’s second wild-card spot.
The Red Sox invited fans to be seated by 7:30 p.m. for the tribute, adding that some tickets are still available. The game is scheduled to start at 8:05 p.m.
While it may not be realistic to visit every single stadium in the country, one solution is to select a few stadiums whose legacies are forever etched in time and featured some of the biggest cultural icons in the history of American sports.
If the Yankees take two-of-three or better, it could be a head start to a strong second half. The Red Sox may feel good about the first half of their season, but reality is about to hit them in the face.
In the wake of the unspeakable Boston Marathon bombings, the Yankees paid tribute to the city of Boston when they hosted the Diamondbacks in the Bronx Tuesday night.
Maybe it’s too soon this second, but by tomorrow we will clamor for sports, for the soothing transaction of a three-pointer, the staccato squeak of sneakers, the crisp crack of a bat meeting a ball.
Baseball is holding its annual Jackie Robinson Day on the 66th anniversary of his breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
It’s hard to believe that it has been over a quarter of a century since the 1986 Mets captured an entire city with a World Championship, but I was thinking a lot about that season this week.
He announced the stadium shows during live press conferences today in Boston and Chicago. “It was about playing places that meant something,”he said.
What is it with the Yankees and transportation? The Bronx Bombers got a taste of the commuter’s life following their Game 2 loss in the division series against the Orioles.
The brash and supremely confident manager was fired on Thursday, the day after the finale of a season beset with internal sniping and far too many losses.
College football made its return to Yankee Stadium in 2010. Now it seems the Bombers’ chief AL East rivals will have their own gridiron renaissance.