Mickey Mantle

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Coutinho: Chipper’s Last Days In New York

Rich Coutinho looks back at Chipper Jones’ moments over the years against the Mets.

09/08/2012

Derek Jeter (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images), Robin Ventura (credit: Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Move Over, Babe; Ventura Thinks Jeter Is Greatest Yankee Ever

The better Derek Jeter plays, the more he brings out the haters and the defenders. It’s been like that his entire career it seems. Overrated or under-appreciated?

08/24/2012

Baseball fans watch as the electronic scoreboard at Yankee stadium pays tribute to Mickey Mantle and flags around the stadium fly at half-mast 13 August in New York. Baseball legend and former Yankee,Mantle died of cancer early 13 August in Dallas at the age of 63. (Photo credit: JON LEVY/AFP/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Legend Mickey Mantle Remembered

Mickey Mantle passed away on this date in 1995. Few athletes were as celebrated as ‘The Mick.’

08/13/2012

Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees and Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels share a laugh at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Mike Trout Is Already MLB’s Best All-Round Player

Angels’ rookie phenom Mike Trout is setting the baseball world alight and is earning MVP consideration.

07/16/2012

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

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Liguori: Memories From 25 Years At WFAN Radio

I’m honored to have been the first woman to host a show on the station, which I enjoyed doing every weekend from that first show on July 4th weekend of 1987 to 2008 — 21 years!

06/28/2012

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

Sports writer Bert Sugar attends the Ellis Island Medals Of Honor Ceremony & Gala. (credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Paige One: There Will Never Be Another Bert Randolph Sugar

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.

03/26/2012

Curtis Granderson (credit: Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Can The Grandyman Do It Again?

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.

03/02/2012

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Andy Carey, Member Of 1950s Yankees Dynasty, Dies At 80

Daughter Elizabeth Carey tells the New York Times he died Dec. 15 in California of Lewy body dementia.

WFAN–01/10/2012

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: Double X: Jimmie Foxx

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.

10/27/2011

Albert Pujols (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images), Reggie Jackson (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Sweeny: More Random Thoughts During The World Series

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.

WFAN–10/24/2011

Willie Mays, left, of the San Francisco Giants, and the Yankees' Mickey Mantle check over their lineups before the start of All Star baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York, October 12, 1958.

By The Numbers: The Best I Ever Saw … How About You?

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!

10/18/2011

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It Started With Yankees Great Mickey Mantle: New World Record For Signed Baseballs

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.

WFAN–10/18/2011

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