Lou Gehrig

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

Derek Jeter

More Than Stats, Jeter’s Intangibles Put Him In Pantheon Of Yankees Legends

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?

07/08/2011

Derek Jeter

Hartnett: 3,000 Will Be Remembered As A Footnote In Derek Jeter’s Glorious Yankees Career

As Derek Jeter approaches 3,000 hits, the landmark has little bearing on his baseball legacy as possibly the most dominant winner in the game’s history.

WFAN–07/08/2011

(credit: AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Jeter First In Pinstripes To 3,000 Hits

Sometime in the next week or so, Derek Jeter will hold up his right hand to ask the plate umpire for time, give his bat one more ritualistic twirl and then, perhaps take an iconic inside-out swing and send another liner to right field to become the 28th player – and first in four years – to reach the magic number.

WFAN–06/12/2011

APBA Baseball

By The Numbers: APBA Baseball

Bobby Lemke and Leo Smith were two of my best friends growing up in Hoboken in the 1960’s. And they still are. If the weather was bad and we couldn’t play stickball, boxball or touch football, we would head to Bobby’s house (or Leo’s or mine) to play APBA Baseball.

WFAN–11/19/2010

Alex Rodriguez (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Yankees Lose 4-3 To Orioles Despite A-Rod’s Exploits

Despite Alex Rodriguez driving in two runs and reaching 100 RBI for the 13th straight season, the Yankees dropped their Labor Day matinee to the Orioles.

09/06/2010

Associated Press

By The Numbers: A Forgotten Season: Gehrig in ’27

For this episode of By The Numbers, I would like to focus on a season Lou Gehrig had when he played on what has come to be known as arguably the greatest team ever, the 1927 Yankees.

WFAN–08/18/2010

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