Joe DiMaggio

(credit: AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Jeter First In Pinstripes To 3,000 Hits

Sometime in the next week or so, Derek Jeter will hold up his right hand to ask the plate umpire for time, give his bat one more ritualistic twirl and then, perhaps take an iconic inside-out swing and send another liner to right field to become the 28th player – and first in four years – to reach the magic number.

WFAN–06/12/2011

FILE - New York Daily News sports cartoonist Bill Gallo attends a photo-op at the 24th annual Thurman Munson Award dinner in this Feb. 3, 2004 file photo taken in New York. New York Daily News cartoonist and columnist Bill Gallo, known for his playful characters, died Tuesday May 10, 2011 from complications of pneumonia at White Plains Hospital according to the paper. He was 88.  (credit: AP Photo/Tina Fineberg, File)

NY Daily News Cartoonist Bill Gallo Dies At 88

Bill Gallo, a cartoonist and columnist for the New York Daily News, whose playful characters included depicting the blustering New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner in a spiked Prussian military helmet, has died.

05/11/2011

Andre Ethier (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Andre Ethier Brings 29-Game Hit Streak To Mets’ Citi Field

If he’s healthy enough to play, Andre Ethier will try to extend his 29-game hit streak against Jon Niese when the Dodgers open up a three-game set against the Mets on Friday.

WFAN–05/06/2011

Joe DiMaggio

Joltin’ Joe’s Record Won’t Likely Be Broken Anytime Soon, Writer Says

As baseball teams begin to take the field across the nation, many are looking forward to the records that will be broken, but there’s one record has withstood the test of time and still hold strong.

03/27/2011

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is seen during the Baseball Hall of Fame weekend in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

NY Classic: Cooperstown To Honor ‘Talkin’ Baseball’ Composer

As a minor league pitcher, Dennis Minogue hardly had Hall of Fame talent. Once he changed his tune — and name — and forever linked Willie, Mickey and the Duke, he earned his spot in Cooperstown.

WFAN–03/18/2011

Derek Jeter (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Keidel: Jaded Over Derek Jeter

I was all set to pound the Knicks. Then I saw this silly Siena College poll crowning Derek Jeter as Jesus, the most beloved athlete in New York’s wondrous history.

WFAN–03/16/2011

APBA Baseball

By The Numbers: APBA Baseball

Bobby Lemke and Leo Smith were two of my best friends growing up in Hoboken in the 1960’s. And they still are. If the weather was bad and we couldn’t play stickball, boxball or touch football, we would head to Bobby’s house (or Leo’s or mine) to play APBA Baseball.

WFAN–11/19/2010

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