Jorge Posada

Former New York Yankee Jorge Posada speaks to the crowd during a ceremony retiring his number before the Yankees play against the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium on August 22, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Who Are We To Criticize Monument Park?

Have the Yankees retired too many numbers? Probably. But you can’t go tearing them off the wall now.


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Keidel: In No Way, Shape Or Form Does Posada Belong In Monument Park

They sell dirt, seats, cups and coins. And now, the hardest sale of all is convincing us that Posada is an immortal.


Former New York Yankee Jorge Posada (C) poses with his Monument Park plaque during a ceremony before a game against the Cleveland Indians with former teammates, from left, Andy Pettitte, Mariano Rivera, Derek Jeter and Bernie Williams at Yankee Stadium on August 22, 2015.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Retire Posada’s No. 20 In Monument Park

Fans chanted the familiar “Hip, hip, Jorge!” several times during a ceremony.


Left-hander Andy Pettitte, right, talks with teammate Jorge Posada during the Yankees’ game against the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium on April 13, 2010. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Set To Retire Numbers Of Dynasty Stars Jorge Posada And Andy Pettitte

It’s been a busy season in Monument Park.


Jorge Posada (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Keidel: Pete Rose Is Many Things, But Wrong About Jorge Posada He’s Not

The New York Times recently ran a revealing piece on Pete Rose. The all-time hits leader is creeping back into baseball through the back door — the media. He’s part of a three-headed think tank on Fox Sports 1.


Jorge Posada with WFAN's Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton on May 14, 2015. (Photo by Al Dukes/WFAN)

On WFAN: Jorge Posada Sorry For A-Rod Comments

Jorge Posada says he was “cornered” into a headline-grabbing response about his friend and former teammate Alex Rodriguez.


A-Rod and Jorge Posada in 2009 (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

A-Rod OK Not Playing Field, Harbors No Hard Feelings Toward Posada

If Jorge Posada’s comments got to Rodriguez on Wednesday, he wasn’t showing it.


Jorge Posada (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

On WFAN: Jorge Posada Softens On A-Rod, Not Pedro

While Posada’s remarks about A-Rod could blow over, his long and bitter rivalry with Martinez isn’t about to end anytime soon.


Jorge Posada speaks with "CBS This Morning" on May 13, 2015. (credit: CBS This Morning)

Jorge Posada: A-Rod, PED Cheats Shouldn’t Make Hall Of Fame

In an interview with “CBS This Morning,” the former Yankees catcher made it clear he thinks Hall voters should continue to keep the cheaters out of Cooperstown.


Jorge Posada of the New York Yankees hits a two-run single against in the eighth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays on Sept. 21, 2011 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Keidel: Yankees Putting Jorge Posada In Monument Park Is Just Absurd

I guess Butch Wynegar wasn’t available. The Yankees, who wear the most celebrated uniform on Earth, are handing out plaques like popcorn during a doubleheader.


Andy Pettitte (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Yankees To Retire Pettitte, Posada, Williams’ Numbers, Honor Trio With Monument Park Plaques

The Yankees are retiring the uniform numbers of Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada and Bernie Williams and will honor the trio with plaques in Monument Park this season along with Willie Randolph.


Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees meets with former teammates Jorge Posada and Andy Pettitte following a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: Are Andy, Bernie, Posada And Moose Hall Worthy?

Those teams were bubbling with borderline greats. Do any deserve to hop that opaque line between memorable and immortal?


Curtis Martin  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 29-20

Continuing with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by jersey/uniform number, here are numbers 29-20.


Derek Jeter stretches with his teammates during batting practice against the Texas Rangers prior to Game 1 of the 2010 ALCS. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Current, Former Yankees Tell Their Favorite Derek Jeter Stories

I asked those who played alongside, managed or coached Jeter along the way for a favorite story or memory, something that stood out when they thought of the captain. This is what they told me…


Derek Jeter in 1997 (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Baseball Lifers Recall First Impressions Of Derek Jeter

It’s not hard to call up images of a 20-something Jeter and look back on his career. But for those who have spent time with him up close, they have a database that can’t be Googled.