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.
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?
Mickey Mantle passed away on this date in 1995. Few athletes were as celebrated as ‘The Mick.’
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.
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!
As a Yankee fan for over 70 years, I thought I knew a lot about Joe DiMaggio, but researching the book opened my eyes to a number of amazing stats and anecdotes.
When Craig heard ‘The Yankee Clipper’ will appear on a stamp to be issued this July, he thought of someone in his life who would be very happy about the news. Yep, we’re talking about Joe D in Brooklyn.
Yankees legendary catcher and colorful baseball icon Yogi Berra turns 87 today.
On Friday night, the Yankees will go back to their roots — to nearly the very beginning — and don throwback uniforms in honor of Fenway Park’s 100th anniversary, according to CBSSports.com.
New York Yankees great Joe DiMaggio, Boston Red Sox slugger Ted Williams, Willie Stargell of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Larry Doby of the Cleveland Indians will be honored on stamps to be available nationwide July 20.
Assembling more than 4,000 autographed baseballs, it turns out, may not have been as tough a task for Dennis Schrader as proving the collection was a world record.
Not one of us figured 714, 892, 3508 or 2130 would ever be surpassed. They were baseball’s Magic Numbers. Well, decades later, we certainly know better.
Derek Jeter has tied Babe Ruth as the greatest Yankee of all time among New York City baseball fans. For that, No. 2 can thank the female fan for voting for him in droves.
As Derek Jeter approaches 3,000 hits, the landmark has little bearing on his baseball legacy as possibly the most dominant winner in the game’s history.
It is a day when multi millionaires prance around the baseball field like European royalty on a polo field. To keep perspective on a game that America continues to love, it is important to look back on the better experiences of watching major league baseball.