There was no mold for Bert Sugar when he was born, and Lord knows the mold has been broken for decades. I will seriously miss him. There will never be another Bert Randolph Sugar — trust me.
I would be surprised if Granderson hit 40 or more home runs again, but since he has demonstrated the power is there I would be disappointed if he didn’t hit at least 30. I shared that thought with hitting coach Kevin Long and asked for his reaction.
Daughter Elizabeth Carey tells the New York Times he died Dec. 15 in California of Lewy body dementia.
Here are 4 of the best bars to have a beer and possibly bump into an all-star while you’re out.
We usually don’t hear much about Jimmie Foxx anymore. Or read much about him. And it’s too bad. For Foxx was one of the greatest players ever to grace the diamond.
The triple homer World Series game used to be the exclusive territory of the Yankees—Babe Ruth in 1926 and again in 1928, and Reggie Jackson in 1977. Welcome to the club, Albert Pujols.
But are the “Champions” necessarily the best team? I still have nightmares about Pittsburgh’s Bill Mazeroski hitting that home run off Ralph Terry in Game Seven of the 1960 World Series. The Yankees were better, but the Pirates were the champs!
Assembling more than 4,000 autographed baseballs, it turns out, may not have been as tough a task for Dennis Schrader as proving the collection was a world record.
With the World Series this month, I thought it might be well to compare three icons… to give Duke his due, so to speak
The Yankees have held a ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Roger Maris’ 61-homer season, a total that the families of Maris and Mickey Mantle still believe is the legitimate record.
Bartolo Colon matched the Orioles’ Zach Britton but the Yankees’ offense failed to back Colon’s superb effort as they lost 2-0 in the first game of today’s doubleheader.
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.
For some time now, various lists have been compiled ranking or rating the greatest of Yankees. In light of Jeter’s landmark accomplishment, we would like to look into where he ranks among the Yankee immortals.
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?
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.