Jorge Posada

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.

02/17/2015

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.

02/16/2015

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?

01/07/2015

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.

10/21/2014

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…

09/23/2014

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.

09/22/2014

Derek Jeter and former teammate Jorge Posada are introduced before  the ceremonial first pitch at the New York Yankees' home opener against the Baltimore Orioles on April 7, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: Of Recent Yankees Stars, Who Actually Misses Jorge Posada? I Do

Playing catcher in New York City is about more than balls and strikes and strikeouts. Just ask Posada. Too stubborn to assimilate. Too flawed for the Hall of Fame. Too talented to ignore.

07/30/2014

Derek Jeter and former teammate Jorge Posada are introduced before  the ceremonial first pitch at the New York Yankees' home opener against the Baltimore Orioles on April 7, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Posada Perfectly Sums Up Jeter As Player, Person

There will be many words spoken and written about Derek Jeter between now and the end of this season. I’m not sure anybody will say it any better than “Core Four” member Jorge Posada.

04/08/2014

Derek Jeter steps on to the field for batting practice before his final home opener on April 7, 2014 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Reunites With ‘Core Four’ For Final Yankees Home Opener

Yankees fans will have at least 80 more chances — hopefully — to say goodbye to Derek Jeter. But the first had a special feel to it, thanks to some old friends.

04/07/2014

Jorge Posada, Mariano Rivera, Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte in 2008. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Together Again: ‘Core Four’ To Be Reunited At Yankees’ Home Opener

Before the Yankees’ home opener on Monday against the Orioles at 1:05 p.m., the “Core Four” of Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada will be reunited on the field.

04/04/2014

Derek Jeter and Jorge Posada in 2011 (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Jorge Posada Reflects On Retirement, Jeter And More

Posada is back for his second year as a guest instructor at Yankees camp. WFAN’s Sweeny Murti sat down with him for a few minutes this weekend to talk about his role and his good friend, The Captain.

02/24/2014

Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada, Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera celebrate the Yankees winning the 2009 World Series. (Photo by Pool/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter’s Decision To Retire Signals End Of An Era

They owned October year after year. Derek Jeter and his baseball brothers — the gang that grew up champions. One by one, they walked away from the game until Jeter was the last man standing in pinstripes.

02/13/2014

Joe Torre greets Yankees players Derek Jeter (L) and Chuck Knoblauch (R). (Photo by JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Palladino: Torre Put Ego Aside For Yankees’ Own Good

He was the right man at the right time for a club that had fallen on hard times before 1996. And he didn’t mess it up when it would have been so easy to do just that.

12/11/2013

Jorge Posada, Mariano Rivera, Derek Jeter and Andy Pettitte in 2008. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Last Hurrah As Yankee Dynasty Fades Into Memory

The Beatles never got back together. And nobody else ever really took their place, did they? The Yankees will be the Yankees again one day. But they won’t ever be the same as the group you saw assembled one last time on Sunday.

09/24/2013

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Yankees Honor Mariano By Retiring #42 In Monument Park

The New York Yankees are honoring career saves leader Mariano Rivera in a 50 plus minute pregame ceremony.

09/22/2013

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