Mickey Mantle

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is seen during the Baseball Hall of Fame weekend in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

NY Classic: Cooperstown To Honor ‘Talkin’ Baseball’ Composer

As a minor league pitcher, Dennis Minogue hardly had Hall of Fame talent. Once he changed his tune — and name — and forever linked Willie, Mickey and the Duke, he earned his spot in Cooperstown.


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Yankees’ Jeter Voted NY’s All-Time Favorite Athlete

Move over, Babe Ruth. Derek Jeter is New York’s all-time favorite athlete, according to a Siena College poll released on Tuesday.


Willie Mays, center, visits PS 46 in Harlem, next to the site of the former Polo Grounds, where the new York Giants played before moving to San Francisco in 1958, on Jan. 21, 2011 in New York City. The Giants hadn't won the World Series since 1954. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Mays Talks To Students At Polo Grounds Site

Willie Mays was back where he started his big league career, bringing along the San Francisco Giants’ World Series trophy celebrating the team’s first title since 1954.


Quarterback Brett Favre #4 of the Minnesota Vikings is attended to after being sacked by the Chicago Bears at TCF Bank Stadium on December 20, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Keidel: Favre From Over

It feels like you can string his passes together and reach the sun. But the sunset hasn’t been so colorful for Brett Favre.


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By The Numbers: Game 6 Of The 1958 World Series Revisited

I was ten years old when I watched my first World Series…the Yankees against the Milwaukee Braves. I still remember Mickey Mantle loping out in County Stadium’s center field, corralling the final out of the series. My first World Series and the Yankees won!


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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.


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Liguori: Mickey Mantle — The Tragic Hero

Mickey Mantle had every reason to be high on life but instead, allowed alcohol to destroy it.


New Book On Mickey Mantle

Did you hear the interview with Jane Leavy?


Mickey Mantle (credit: CBS 2)

‘The Last Boy’

A new book called “The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle And The End Of America’s Childhood,” takes an indepth look at “The Mick” we loved and the “The Mick” we never knew.


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Berman Chooses Best Baseball Players In New Book

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — With baseball playoffs underway, there’s always the question: who’s the best of the best? While some may say the question is too difficult to answer, sportscaster Len Berman attempted in […]

1010 WINS–10/16/2010

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Kallas Remarks: The Mick And Other Playoff Miscellany

Maybe, if you are old enough, you understand that there is something inherently wrong with Jorge Posada passing Mickey Mantle for NINTH place on the “All-Time Post-Season RBI” list.


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By The Numbers: Numbers And Poetry

This is a great time of the year. We are in the midst of postseason play, looking forward to its culmination in yet another World Series. The passion, beauty and geometry of Baseball seem to come together in a special way in the Fall Classic.


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Smith’s Homer Vs. Yankees Was Series’ Biggest – Briefly

On Wednesday, baseball celebrates the 50th anniversary of one of the greatest games ever played, the Pirates’ memorable 10-9 victory over Mickey Mantle’s Yankees in Game 7 of a 1960 World Series.



A Tribute To the Mick: Part 2

This blog is a continuation of our previous blog. As we approach the 15th anniversary of Mickey Mantle’s death, I’ve asked two more friends from childhood to share their thoughts and reflections about Number Seven. […]



A Tribute to the Mick

Ever since I was a kid, Babe Ruth was my favorite player, even though I was only three-and-a-half months old when he died. As I grew up, I became more and more convinced that Babe […]