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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

American League MVP candidates Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout (credits: Thearon W. Henderson, Tim Umphrey/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Cabrera Vs. Trout — Sorting Through The Great 2012 AL MVP Debate

Both Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout have had historic 2012 seasons, but only one can take home the AL MVP.

10/04/2012

Derek Jeter (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Keidel: Derek Jeter The Greatest Yankee Ever? He’s Not Even In The Top 5

If you want those of us who eulogized Jeter last year to apologize, you got it. I’m sorry. But to bend the other way and embalm the man in faerie dust is equally misguided. He’s great, just not the greatest.

09/14/2012

Derek Jeter (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images), Robin Ventura (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Move Over, Babe; Ventura Thinks Jeter Is Greatest Yankee Ever

The better Derek Jeter plays, the more he brings out the haters and the defenders. It’s been like that his entire career it seems. Overrated or under-appreciated?

08/24/2012

Baseball fans watch as the electronic scoreboard at Yankee stadium pays tribute to Mickey Mantle and flags around the stadium fly at half-mast 13 August in New York. Baseball legend and former Yankee,Mantle died of cancer early 13 August in Dallas at the age of 63. (Photo credit: JON LEVY/AFP/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Legend Mickey Mantle Remembered

Mickey Mantle passed away on this date in 1995. Few athletes were as celebrated as ‘The Mick.’

08/13/2012

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

Hartnett: Will DiMaggio’s Hitting Streak Ever Be Equaled?

71 years to this day, Joe DiMaggio set the all-time record for hitting safely in consecutive games — a feat that may never be matched.

07/17/2012

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Liguori: Memories From 25 Years At WFAN Radio

I’m honored to have been the first woman to host a show on the station, which I enjoyed doing every weekend from that first show on July 4th weekend of 1987 to 2008 — 21 years!

06/28/2012

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