Lou Gehrig

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

A jersey once worn by the late Yankees baseball player Lou Gehrig (Credit: HAI DO/AFP/Getty Images)

Yankees To Don Throwback Uniforms In Honor Of Fenway Park’s 100th Anniversary

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.

04/18/2012

Daisuke Matsuzaka #18 (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Worth The Money? An Analysis Of Dice-K … Then And Now

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?

03/29/2012

Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov parties with Jay-Z at the 40/40 Club (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for New Jersey Nets)

The 4 Best NYC Bars To Party Like A Pro Athlete

Here are 4 of the best bars to have a beer and possibly bump into an all-star while you’re out.

CBS New York–12/15/2011

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By The Numbers: MLB’s Top 10 Practically Unbreakable Records

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.

WFAN–08/23/2011

Derek Jeter

Poll: Derek Jeter Ties Babe Ruth As Greatest All-Time Yankee

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.

WFAN–07/29/2011

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