Willie Mays

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B&C Morning Show: Gibson, Mays – Remembering Some Of The Greats

When a listener named Gary called-in and said that Alex Rodriguez was no Lou Gehrig, it got Craig to thinking.

WFAN–06/13/2012

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Sabathia Steadies The Ship, Yankees Win 6-2

CC Sabathia went 8 strong innings on Sunday as the Yankees defeated the Tigers, 6-2.

WFAN–04/29/2012

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 13: Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates with Hiroki Kuroda #18 and manager Joe Girardi #28 during the home opener at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Kuroda Tosses Gem As A-Rod, Yankees Shut Out Angels In Home Opener

Alex Rodriguez hit his 630th home run and Hiroki Kuroda pitched excellently in his Yankee Stadium debut as the New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels, 5-0, Friday in their 110th home opener.

WFAN–04/13/2012

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

Duke Snider plays for the Brooklyn Dodgers - File / Photo: AP

By The Numbers: Forgotten Royalty: The Duke Of Flatbush

With the World Series this month, I thought it might be well to compare three icons… to give Duke his due, so to speak

WFAN–10/04/2011

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By The Numbers: How The Game Of Baseball Has Changed

If you are sixty years old (or older), you probably remember when the Major Leagues consisted of only sixteen teams.

WFAN–09/08/2011

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March To 3,000: Derek Jeter The Last Great Yankees Star To Celebrate

If you need another reason to get excited about Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit, remember the next Yankee to chase a record will be Alex Rodriguez. A-Rod is the anti-Jeter, a petulant player with tremendous skills who seems to play the game only for himself.

WFAN–07/07/2011

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.

WFAN–03/18/2011

In this Sept. 21 1954, file photo, some of the players in the race for the National League baseball batting title that season pose in New York. From left are New York Giants' Willie Mays, Brooklyn Dodgers' Duke Snider, and Giants' Don Mueller, right. Snider, 84, died early Sunday, Feb. 27, 2011, of what the family called natural causes at the Valle Vista Convalescent Hospital in Escondido, Calif. Snider was part of the charmed "Boys of Summer" with the Dodgers in the late 1940s and 1950s. He helped lead Brooklyn to its only World Series championship in 1955. (AP Photo/File)

Players, Teammates Remember Brooklyn Legend Duke Snider

Brooklyn Dodgers legend Duke Snider died Sunday. He was 84. “Duke was a fine man, a terrific hitter and a great friend, even though he was a Dodger,” Giants Hall of Famer Willie Mays said.

WFAN–02/28/2011

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.

WFAN–01/21/2011

The Polo Grounds - New York, NY - circa 1923-1957 - Photo: Ballparks.com

Giants Baseball Returning To New York City

The San Francisco Giants return to their New York roots to celebrate their World Series victory.

01/20/2011

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.

WFAN–12/22/2010

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By The Numbers: The Second Greatest Team

For this episode of By The Numbers I would like to pose the question as to what team is the second-greatest club ever, and how would that determination be made?

WFAN–11/10/2010

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Thousands Cheer On Giants At San Francisco Parade

Tens of thousands of baseball fans flocked downtown Wednesday to toast the San Francisco Giants in a ticker-tape parade reminiscent of the one held when the team moved west from New York 52 years ago.

WFAN–11/04/2010

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Willie Mays Misses First Pitch At World Series

Willie Mays was sick and missed throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before the World Series opener.

WFAN–10/28/2010

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