In this installment of By The Numbers, I would like to share some personal feelings about the greatest player who ever lived…and my relationship with him…a relationship which began nearly six decades ago.
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.
Phil Hughes put in his best outing of the season as the Yankees defeated the Mariners 6-2 on Saturday.
Yankees legendary catcher and colorful baseball icon Yogi Berra turns 87 today.
Right-hander Freddy Garcia gave up one hit over three innings for the Yankees, striking out two and walking one.
The newest inductees into New Jersey’s Hall of Fame include late ‘Superman’ actor Christopher Reeve, Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band and New York Giants owner Wellington Mara.
From pinstripe legends to foes on the diamond, Posada left an indelible mark on those who watched him play.
Daughter Elizabeth Carey tells the New York Times he died Dec. 15 in California of Lewy body dementia.
Jesus Montero has ability and youth on his side to become a legitimate power threat for the Yankees. How good will he be? Two all-time New York catchers, Mike Piazza and Jorge Posada, could provide the measuring stick.
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.
For some time now, various lists have been compiled ranking or rating the greatest of Yankees. In light of Jeter’s landmark accomplishment, we would like to look into where he ranks among the Yankee immortals.
Seems you can’t put an MLB star on trial without a mistrial. Barry Bonds and former Yankees star Roger Clemens remain perfectly bookended, each with seven major awards, one mistrial and no guilty verdict assured of sticking.
As Derek Jeter approaches 3,000 hits, the landmark has little bearing on his baseball legacy as possibly the most dominant winner in the game’s history.
It is a day when multi millionaires prance around the baseball field like European royalty on a polo field. To keep perspective on a game that America continues to love, it is important to look back on the better experiences of watching major league baseball.
Yogi Berra is most often remembered for his earnest and unintentionally hilarious views on life, but his baseball acumen was legendary, according to someone who is fairly well versed on the subject.