Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera retired as beloved in the Bronx as any of the greats in Monument Park. But neither landed on the Yankees’ Mount Rushmore.
Where does one draw the line? Either a retired number is something special or it’s not.
Here we are, the final stretch. These are the best local athletes in history by jersey number, from 9-1.
Over their careers, I would take Mays over Mantle. However, during their primes, I think The Commerce Comet was superior to The Say Hey Kid.
You have a chance to score some rare sports memorabilia – including items from Yankees legends such as Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and Mickey Mantle.
Mantle’s son, Dan, says the donation is a way for the family to provide direct assistance to former neighbors and the victims of Superstorm Sandy.
One of the best arms in the world is under team control for at least the next five years. Enjoy it while it’s dominating the National League instead of worrying about details that have little to do with winning or losing baseball games.
Who are the most enduring Yankees All-Stars of all time? Check to see who made our exclusive list ahead of the Midsummer Classic at Citi Field.
A glove worn by baseball icon Jackie Robinson in the 1955 and 1956 World Series has been auctioned for $373,002.
In a statement, Mantle’s kin said claims that “The Mick” used an altered bat are “outrageously false, misleading and deceptive … apparently for a quick buck and publicity.”
Only the most jaded Jeter fans could ignore the obvious. Derek Jeter is older, slower, and injured. There will be a day when he can’t play anymore. Will it be this year or next?
Danny Mantle, the son of late Yankees legend Mickey Mantle, is putting his father’s 1960 contract on the auction block to benefit victims of Superstorm Sandy.
Miguel Cabrera’s Triple Crown placed him into an elite group in history.
So many people say to me that I came along in baseball 20 years too early. They say, ‘Imagine what you’d make if you played today.’ My answer is simple and has two parts: I’d be Alex Rodriguez, and I’m glad I’m not.
Both Miguel Cabrera and Mike Trout have had historic 2012 seasons, but only one can take home the AL MVP.