Baseball Hall of Famer, Knuckleballer Phil Niekro Dies At 81Hall of Fame pitcher Phil Niekro, who won his 300th game as a Yankee, has died.
Voters Pitch A Shutout: No Players Elected To Baseball Hall Of FameSteroid-tainted stars Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa have been denied entry to baseball's Hall of Fame with voters failing to elect any candidates for only the second time in four decades.
Former Yankees Owner Jacob Ruppert Elected To Baseball Hall Of FameFormer New York Yankees owner Jacob Ruppert, longtime umpire Hank O'Day and barehanded catcher Deacon White have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame for their excellence through the first half of the 20th century.
Magical Finish To A Magical Season! R.A. Dickey Takes Home NL Cy Young AwardDickey garnered 27 of 32 first-place votes and easily outdistanced 2011 winner Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Gio Gonzalez of Washington finished third.
Kallas: Like Him Or Not, Reggie Jackson Is Totally Right About A-RodReggie has now been banished by the Yankees until the time is “right” for his return. But all he did, with respect to A-Rod, is tell the truth.
Capellini: Reggie Is Learning The Hard Way It's Not Always About HimLet his banishment serve as a wake-up call. If Reggie Jackson wants to continue being associated with the Yankees, let him learn a thing or two about human decency.
Reggie Jackson Told To Stay Away From YankeesThe Yankees want Reggie Jackson to steer clear of the clubhouse and team events following his pointed remarks about Alex Rodriguez and several former stars, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Monday.
R.A. Dickey's Wild Journey To Master Pitcher Goes Well Beyond The Perfect KnuckleballNerdy. Eccentric. Quirky. One thing's for certain: At 37, years after most players' careers have peaked, R.A. Dickey is finally reaching his pinnacle.
Reggie Jackson Says A-Rod's Numbers Clouded, Not Sure Carter A Hall Of FamerThe straw that stirs the drink is at it again. The ever-opinionated Reggie Jackson delivered a harsh assessment of his "good friend" Alex Rodriguez's chase for MLB history in the latest edition of Sports Illustrated.
Dickey Stymies Dodgers For 12th Victory As Mets Take Third StraightDickey allowed three hits over eight innings to become the Majors' first 12-game winner and lead the New York Mets to a 9-0 victory over the Dodgers on Friday night.
Hartnett: Dickey Enjoying A Season For The AgesR.A. Dickey is enjoying a year like no knuckleballer before him and his mastery in controlling the pitch had led to an unbelievable strikeout-to-walk ratio.