Alex Rodriguez wishes he could personally thank every fan after hitting the homer that put him in sole possession of fourth place on the all-time list: “It’s certainly fueling the way I’m playing.”
Alex Rodriguez has passed Willie Mays for fourth place on the career homer list, connecting for No. 661 Thursday night an at-bat after he was robbed of the milestone drive by a leaping catch.
Today, the Say Hey Kid turns 84 years old. Let’s take a look at his best moments.
Homer 660 was hit nearly five years after Rodriguez became the youngest player to reach 600 – on Aug. 4, 2010.
It’s a big deal because it’s Willie Mays. And because it’s Alex Rodriguez. And because it’s never been done before. Not like this, anyway.
During his surprisingly powerful start to this season, the Yankees have virtually ignored the disgraced slugger’s pursuit of Willie Mays.
Alex Rodriguez inched closer to Willie Mays with two more home runs, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Friday night.
It’s expected that the Yankees will fight a series of bonuses due to Alex Rodriguez by ignoring the milestones. If that’s the plan, they’re sticking to it.
Alex Rodriguez tossed his bat aside and rounded the bases without any fanfare, though the drive invigorated a small crowd on a cold night at Yankee Stadium.
In honor of Darrelle Revis returning to the Jets, here are 10 notable players (some more than others) who came back to their New York roots.
The Yankees are thinking about not making a $6 million payment to Alex Rodriguez if he hits six home runs and ties Willie Mays at 660 for fourth place on the career list.
Continuing with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by jersey/uniform number, here are numbers 29-20.
“The Stick” says its last public goodbye after a run of Super Bowl success; baseball greats like Willie Mays and home run king Barry Bonds; the 1989 earthquake that interrupted the Bay Bridge World Series; and even The Beatles’ farewell concert.
For today’s By The Numbers, I thought I would take a look at the eight sluggers in history who have, thus far, clubbed 600 or more home runs.
Neither Daniel Webster nor William Shakespeare conjured a word that frames his ability or his nobility. If possible, he’s an even better person.