Joe DiMaggio

A mural of former New York Yankees Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle in the Bronx (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Franchise Four: Fans Choose Past Legends Over Jeter, Mo

Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera retired as beloved in the Bronx as any of the greats in Monument Park. But neither landed on the Yankees’ Mount Rushmore.

07/15/2015

Joe DiMaggio retired from baseball following the 1951 season. (Photo credit: STF/AFP/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Joe DiMaggio’s Alleged Date With A Transgender Trailblazer

Now, whether or not this is true we’ll probably never know — and really, what does it matter? Either way, Boomer and Craig discussed the claim Thursday morning.

WFAN–04/30/2015

Derek Jeter gestures to the fans after a game-winning RBI hit in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in his last game ever at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Which Yankees Should Have Their Numbers Retired?

Where does one draw the line? Either a retired number is something special or it’s not.

02/17/2015

Joe DiMaggio (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Where Have You Gone Joe DiMaggio?

Had he lived, Joseph Paul DiMaggio would have turned 100 years old on Nov. 25. His career has been celebrated in print, film clips and music, while his legend has been passed on from generation to generation.

12/03/2014

Joe DiMaggio (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 9-1

Here we are, the final stretch. These are the best local athletes in history by jersey number, from 9-1.

11/05/2014

Bergen County Sports Memorabilia Auction

Sports Memorabilia Seized From Money Laundering Convict To Go Up For Auction

You have a chance to score some rare sports memorabilia – including items from Yankees legends such as Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Mickey Mantle.

05/01/2014

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

Yankees logo on grass (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Remembering Tony Lazzeri, The Forgotten Yankee

It was Lazzeri who played alongside the iconic figures of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, and who preceded the great Joe DiMaggio as the first great Italian-American ballplayer.

11/05/2013

Alfonso Soriano (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Soriano Putting Up Eye-Popping Numbers During Recent Tear

The huge hits are even more than the Yankees hoped for when they got the good-natured Soriano in a trade with the Chicago Cubs in late July.

08/17/2013

Derek Jeter (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Jeter Doesn’t Know Ordinary; His Intangibles Could Spark Turnaround

There’s always been this intangible quality about Jeter. You can’t quite put your finger on it. It’s hard to quantify what gives Jeter the supernatural ability not to feel pressure and rise whenever the Yankees desperately need a spark.

07/29/2013

A general view of the miniature scale model of Ebbets Field at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. (Credit: Ezra O. Shaw /Allsport)

By The Numbers: Just Who Was Arky Vaughan?

Vaughan was selected for nine All-Star squads and finished third in the National League MVP voting in both 1935 and 1938.

07/09/2013

The plaque of Lefty Gomez is seen in Monument Park at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Taking A Closer Look At The Legendary Lefty Gomez

For today’s blog I would like to highlight one of the funniest, most lovable, most quotable pitchers to ever wear the pinstripes — Lefty Gomez.

05/13/2013

Stan Musial (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Baseball Icon Stan Musial Passes Away At 92

One of baseball’s greatest icons Stan Musial has passed away at 92.

01/19/2013

Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Miguel Cabrera’s Triple Crown

Miguel Cabrera’s Triple Crown placed him into an elite group in history.

11/26/2012

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By The Numbers: The Grey Eagle

Tris Speaker was one of the best players of a bygone era in baseball.

11/12/2012

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