From Harlem to Hollywood, Paris to Beijing, people hailed Nelson Mandela’s indomitable courage in the face of adversity as an inspiration for all.
For the 27-year-old right-hander and his ex-team, it proved a win-win. They both made good decisions.
The 2010 All-Star had a brutal season for the Bronx Bombers in 2013. He went an abysmal 4-14 with a 5.19 ERA, surrendering 24 home runs in 145 2/3 innings.
Girardi said on Thursday that if a decision isn’t made soon, the team will have to make backup third-base plans in case Rodriguez isn’t available.
In a sign of confidence that Derek Jeter will return to shortstop next season, the New York Yankees agreed Friday to a $12 million, one-year contract with their captain.
A 79-year-old woman was shot and wounded Monday afternoon in the Bronx.
The Yankees are dropping the price on 9,000 seats next season, raising the cost of 2,000 and leaving the rest the same, while building a new lounge and 10 additional suites.
Setting out to recreate history, a New Jersey man has built a replica of the old Yankee Stadium that has to be seen to be believed.
Eddie Harkom was walking the couple’s dog in October of 2011. That is when the nightmare started. Harkom never returned home and Rose received a life changing house call.
Theoretically, a team could play 20 postseason games before winning it all. Given all this, I wonder if the World Series has become anticlimactic. It takes so long just to reach the Fall Classic.
“I want to keep that memory of mine,” Rivera told the crowd of 40,542, second largest of the season at Minute Maid Park behind Opening Day. “For that, I apologize. You guys deserved more, but I’m being a little selfish.”
A shooting near Yankee Stadium in the Bronx left three people wounded – one of them seriously.
His 652 regular-season saves are a record, as are his 42 in the postseason. But Rivera isn’t defined by numbers.
Rivera put his head on Andy Pettitte’s right shoulder and sobbed. The end had arrived, at least for his career in the Yankees’ home pinstripes.
This week we have looked back at memorable games and achievements during Rivera’s career. Today we look at two moments where the fans had the chance to express their feelings and how deeply it affected him.