Lou Gehrig

Hideki Matsui (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Keidel: Modest Matsui Returns To Japan, But He Won’t Be Forgotten

Matsui arrived just a little late to enjoy the spoils of the 1990s. But one could easily argue that that was the only time his timing was ever off.

01/04/2013

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Ruth’s Team Sweater Sells For $250K, Gehrig’s Game-Used Bat Sells For $75K

A Babe Ruth team sweater from around 1922 sold for $250,642 and a Lou Gehrig game-used bat from 1938 or ’39 sold for $75,205.

12/02/2012

Lou Gehrig (Credit: www.lougehrig.com)

Did Lou Gehrig Really Die Of Lou Gehrig’s Disease? Some Lawmakers Aren’t So Sure

Some Minnesota lawmakers hope to force the release of Lou Gehrig’s medical records, saying they might provide insight into whether the Yankees star died of the disease that came to take his name or whether repetitive head trauma played some kind of role.

10/05/2012

American League MVP candidates Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout (credits: Thearon W. Henderson, Tim Umphrey/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Cabrera Vs. Trout — Sorting Through The Great 2012 AL MVP Debate

Both Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout have had historic 2012 seasons, but only one can take home the AL MVP.

10/04/2012

Curtis Granderson (credit: Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Granderson Key To Yankees’ Playoff Hopes

Curtis Granderson’s caught fire in his last six games and is powering the Yankees down the stretch.

09/16/2012

Derek Jeter (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Keidel: Derek Jeter The Greatest Yankee Ever? He’s Not Even In The Top 5

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.

09/14/2012

Lou Gehrig (Credit: www.lougehrig.com)

Lou Gehrig’s 1928 World Series Home Run Ball Fetches $62,617 At Auction

A baseball that New York Yankees slugger Lou Gehrig hit a home run with in the 1928 World Series has sold for $62,617.

07/10/2012

Lou Gehrig (Credit: www.lougehrig.com)

Conn. Family To Sell Storied Lou Gehrig Home-Run Ball To Help Pay Off Medical-School Debt

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.

07/06/2012

Babe Ruth (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: My Relationship With The Babe

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.

07/02/2012

Robinson Cano hits a home run against the New York Mets (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Silverman: Cano’s Swing Is The Sweetest Thing

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.

06/25/2012

Mark Teixeira  of the New York Yankees hits a home run in the fourth inning of their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on May 26, 2012. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Who’s On First After Lou?

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.

06/19/2012

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Keidel: From Alex To A-Rod To A-Roid To…

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.

06/14/2012

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Yankees Fan Randy Kearns Returns A-Rod’s Record-Tying Grand Slam Ball; Would You?

Kearns sure picked the right game — and the right seat — to watch his favorite team for the first time.

06/13/2012

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B&C Morning Show: Gibson, Mays – Remembering Some Of The Greats

When a listener named Gary called-in and said that Alex Rodriguez was no Lou Gehrig, it got Craig to thinking.

WFAN–06/13/2012

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B&C Morning Show: Jerry Recco’s Update Interrupted

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.

WFAN–06/13/2012

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