It was Lazzeri who played alongside the iconic figures of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, and who preceded the great Joe DiMaggio as the first great Italian-American ballplayer.
Today, we have a story of people really stepping up the plate for someone in need.
In light of Monday’s brutal loss, I couldn’t help but think back to the good old days — when the organization had a plethora of talent and the sky seemed to be the limit. It wasn’t 25 years ago, although it feels like it might as well have been.
The Terry Francona era is over in Boston. The manager who led the Red Sox to their first World Series championship in 86 years is out after one of the worst months in club history.
Former Mets pitching coach Rick Peterson was present for New York’s historic collapse of 2007 and Oliver Perez’s temporary resurgence. Peterson joined WFAN’s Boomer & Carton on Tuesday to recap the highs and lows of his time in Flushing.
Willie Randolph is hoping to have a hectic offseason. After two years as bench coach for the Milwaukee Brewers, Randolph is eager for another chance to manage in the big leagues.