Remembering The 1996 Yankees: Tino Martinez Sits Down With SweenyTino Martinez came to the Yankees in 1996 with big shoes to fill, trying to replace Don Mattingly. It's safe to say he got the job done.
Hey, Old Friend: Tino Martinez Rejoins Yankees As A Minor League InstructorMartinez will be at minor league spring training until it ends this weekend. He is expected to continue the role at times during the season by visiting the Yankees' minor league teams.
10 Notable Players Who Came Back To Their New York Roots After LeavingIn honor of Darrelle Revis returning to the Jets, here are 10 notable players (some more than others) who came back to their New York roots.
Keidel: I Love Tino, But There's No Way He Belongs In Monument ParkEven through a most generous lens, it's hard to assert that Tino Martinez is a bedrock member of Yankees royalty. When you're not even the best or second-best first baseman in franchise history, it's hard to declare that you belong in Monument Park.
Sweeny: If Yanks Are Going To Honor Paul & Tino, They Should Honor Willie & GraigIf they are being recognized for their vital contributions to a Yankees dynasty, then I think we have to start opening the door to countless more players who could be considered Yankees greats.
WFAN's Carton Says Tino, O'Neill, Torre Have No Place In Monument ParkWFAN co-host Craig Carton has a problem with the Yankees. A monumental problem, if you will. And because of that, Boomer Esiason and Jerry Recco have a problem with Craigie.
Yanks To Retire Torre's No. 6; Goose, Tino, O'Neill Also Landing In Monument ParkThe Yankees will retire former manager Joe Torre's No. 6, leaving Derek Jeter's No. 2 as the last single digit in New York's pinstripes. And Torre, Gossage, Martinez and O'Neill will be honored with plaques in Monument Park.
Palladino: Torre Put Ego Aside For Yankees’ Own GoodHe was the right man at the right time for a club that had fallen on hard times before 1996. And he didn’t mess it up when it would have been so easy to do just that.
Yankees Honor Mariano By Retiring #42 In Monument ParkThe New York Yankees are honoring career saves leader Mariano Rivera in a 50 plus minute pregame ceremony.
LISTEN: Tino Gives His Side Of The Story, Denies Grabbing Player's Throat"That really surprised me, bothered me, and I felt like some of the people in the organization didn't believe my story, and it was time to get out of there," Martinez told Booger and Rich. "...It makes me feel terrible, that's the only reason that I'm speaking out."
Tino Martinez Resigns As Marlins' Hitting Coach Amid Accusations Of Player AbuseTino Martinez resigned as the Miami Marlins' hitting coach hours after complaints by players that he verbally abused them became public.
Sweeny: Past, Present And Future — Donnie Baseball Talks Yankees And BaseballDon Mattingly’s return to Yankee Stadium as manager of the Dodgers is unprecedented. Never has a player as iconic as Mattingly returned to New York in a visiting uniform.
Sweeny: Rivera Is One Of The Classiest Men In Professional SportsMariano said it was a privilege to wear the Yankee uniform. The privilege, Mariano, was watching you wear it.
Sweeny: Yankees Great Tino Martinez Shares His Memories Of Mariano RiveraMartinez shared his memories of Rivera, beginning with his experience of facing Rivera as a member of the Seattle Mariners in the 1995 America League Division Series.
Hartnett: Matsui Added His Own Dose Of Class, Pride To Yanks' PinstripesHideki Matsui added an extra bit of class to the Yankee pinstripes during his seven years in the Bronx and will be remembered as a beloved Yankee.