Category Archives: Baseball

Blowhard fake Yankee drug user Clemens indicted

Mike Lupica discusses the result of Roger Clemens’ disseminating about his HGH use before Congress: “It was some show that day, Clemens telling his story in his big Texas way, even reminding all those listening what a great American he … Continue reading

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Yanks third recent loss is Major

Ralph Houk, the manager of the first Yankee teams that fixed in my memory, died Wednesday. He will always be part of the roll call of those immortal early 60s Yankees along with Howard, Skowron, Richardson, Kubek, Boyer, Mantle, Maris, … Continue reading

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Could George have made it anywhere?

Excellent article by Joe Nocera from The New York Times about George Steinbrenner’s business affairs. “Would Mr. Steinbrenner have been as successful if he had owned his hometown Indians rather than the storied New York Yankees? Or was his success … Continue reading

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The Yankees’ Boss remembered

“In the end, though, the only figure in the history of the Yankees who was bigger than life this way was Babe Ruth. All the good and bad. Strengths and weaknesses. Swings and misses. The old Stadium was the House … Continue reading

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Last calzone for Big Stein

Unexpected, but not entirely surprising, is today’s passing of New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner. As one who was just 20 when Steinbrenner bought the Yankees (and who was 9 when they won their last World Series prior to his … Continue reading

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Yankees “Voice of God” is silent

Iconic Yankee announcer Bob Sheppard died today. He was 99 years old. He receives beautiful, well deserved tribute at the official New York Yankees website. The remembrance reads in part: “The gentle, refined and pious man whose voice afforded the … Continue reading

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