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.
These are hard days for the New York Yankees. When the big move is the re-acquisition of Alfonso Soriano from the Chicago Cubs and it’s one that makes complete sense, you know the Yankees are in trouble.
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.
Reggie has a special talent with his venom. He couldn’t just go after Bert Blyleven and Phil Niekro. He had to attack The Kid, just as he had to attack Thurman Munson back in the day.
The New York Yankees have announced that nearly 50 former Yankees will attend the 66th annual Old Timers’ Day at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, July 1st.
On August 2nd, 1979 Jorge Posada was two weeks shy of his 8th birthday and I’m guessing had not a clue who Thurman Munson was. But today, exactly 32 years since the tragic death of the Yankee Captain, Posada shares a bond with Munson.
Is the success of the Yankees inevitably linked to A-Rod’s production?
I still remember how the squatty catcher, who wore Number 15, would waddle while coming up to the plate… the nervous twitches… the walrus-like moustache… the re-adjusting of the batting gloves… and the feeling that I had… just knowing that Thurman Munson would get a clutch hit.
Less than two weeks until pitchers and catchers, and the rest of the players aren’t too far behind. While Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, and Jorge Posada will continue to be the centers of attention, Nick Swisher brings his swagger back for a third year in pinstripes.