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Yankees great Reggie Jackson says he’s sorry for using profanity in public after a confrontation with an autograph-seeking fan in Cooperstown.
Reggie Jackson had 24 points and 11 assists and the Detroit Pistons closed out the season with a 112-90 victory over the New York Knicks on Wednesday night.
Yankee legend Reggie Jackson bought the iconic 10-foot-high sign after the Yankees’ last game at the stadium in 2008. The letters “failed to draw a bid,” ESPN reported.
Mr. October bought the letters after the Yankees’ last game at the stadium in 2008. They had adorned the ballpark, which was built in 1923, since 1976.
Early in the day, Yahoo Sports reported that the Nets would receive center Kendrick Perkins, small forward Perry Jones and point guard Reggie Jackson in a potential deal for Lopez.
Continuing on with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by uniform/jersey number, we forge ahead with 49-40.
Even through a most generous lens, it’s hard to assert that Tino Martinez is a bedrock member of Yankees royalty. When you’re not even the best or second-best first baseman in franchise history, it’s hard to declare that you belong in Monument Park.
“I’m very entrenched with the Yankees. My face and my career is more so shaded with the Yankees than it even is with Oakland. And I played in Oakland for nine years.”
Mr. October isn’t afraid of a little controversy. So perhaps it was telling Wednesday when the man who voices his opinion on everything said absolutely nothing about embattled Yankees star Alex Rodriguez.
The Hall of Famer alleges that he wasn’t selected No. 1 overall in the 1966 draft because the Mets thought he’d be a “social problem” due to his relationship with a Mexican woman, according to the New York Post.
Yankees broadcaster Suzyn Waldman said of the acrimonious Yankees: “This is uncharted territory.”
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Pitcher Orlando Hernandez, better known to fans as El Duque, was one of six first-time old timers taking part in the game. He helped lead the Bronx Bombers to three straight World Series titles from 1998 to 2000.
If Wheeler can just get a fraction of Harvey’s traction, the sun could finally shine on Queens, where they could someday be Kings.