A baseball that New York Yankees slugger Lou Gehrig hit a home run with in the 1928 World Series has sold for $62,617.
The 84-year-old baseball has been sitting in Elizabeth Gott’s drawer for years, but now she’s hoping it will pay off her son’s medical-school debt.
In this installment of By The Numbers, I would like to share some personal feelings about the greatest player who ever lived…and my relationship with him…a relationship which began nearly six decades ago.
If you look at films of the greatest hitters in history, the only one of the all-time greats with a swing even close to as artistic as Cano’s was the one that the legendary Ted Williams used for the Red Sox.
It follows that no one would dispute the assertion that Lou Gehrig was the greatest of all Yankee firstbasemen. In this blog we consider the question of who reigns as the second-greatest Yankee initial sacker.
A-Rod, he’s called, because he needed a handle. Being Alex wasn’t enough. Just as his talent wasn’t enough. He needed a needle.
Kearns sure picked the right game — and the right seat — to watch his favorite team for the first time.
When a listener named Gary called-in and said that Alex Rodriguez was no Lou Gehrig, it got Craig to thinking.
As is usually the case, Jerry Recco failed to make it through his first update without being interrupted. Today’s interruption though, was understandable – which isn’t always the case.
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.
Daisuke “Dice-K” Matsuzaka achieved varied success in his five years with the Boston Red Sox, but was the $51,111,111.11 paid for the rights to negotiate with the Japanese star worth the money?
Here are 4 of the best bars to have a beer and possibly bump into an all-star while you’re out.
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.
He’s on the verge of making history, but what is it, really, that makes Derek Jeter one of the all-time Yankee greats? Is it a number like 3,000? Or is it something more?