The first run they ever scored came on a balk. They lost the first nine games they ever played. Rumor has it they picked the name of the best pitcher (Tom Seaver) in their history out of a hat on April Fools' Day.
They were supposed to be the replacement for
There is always the debate among baseball aficionados, experts, fans - -what was the greatest baseball team of all time?
In my book Five O’Clock Lighting, there is provided for all the definitive answer, the 1927 New York Yankees, hands down. You could look it up: http://frommerbooks.com/five-o-clock-lightning-NEW.html
When Yankee owner Colonel Ruppert's
When a baseball stuck to the chest protector of St. Louis Cardinals’ catcher, Yadier Molina on a pitch from reliever, Brett Cecil in 2017, there was obvious concern that the baseball was somehow doctored. The event was inexplicable by the entire Cardinals’ organization as well as Major League Baseball. Perhaps
Back in 1998, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa’s home run race sparked the sport. Years later we’d learn why, but it did put a focus on what used to be “America’s Pastime”. Now fast forward to 2018 and the Cy Young race is keeping the sport afloat and I’ll explain
Earlier this season Phillies manager, Gabe Kapler used a position player to pitch. At that time people were wondering why? Then that settled down for a while until yesterday’s 24-4 drubbing at the hand of the Mets.
So far this season he’s had position players pitch six innings. Four appearances and
The glory days are back at the Fens as the 2018 season heads down the home stretch. There is a lot of excitement about the real possibility of another world championship for the Sox. Royal and loyal rooters, though, still have in their memory bank images of a sad long
Much terrific reaction to the first piece on this topic has now resulted in more. There is a world of fascinating sidebars, trivia items, facts and factoids about the Bronx Bombers. Enjoy another sampling.
Yogi Berra, Mosts, a Partial List
Most postseason games - Yogi Berra holds the record for appearing in
When the Mets decided they could compete next year and that’s why weren’t trading Jacob deGrom or Zack Wheeler, they promptly went out and lost 25-4 to the Washington Nationals.
The likelihood of the Mets signing Jacob deGrom to a team-friendly deal after the season he’s having is the longest of
Throughout the 2018 season, the Yankees and the Red Sox have kept their eyes on the ball and the standings as baseball’s greatest rivalry plays out again. Coming up another series between the two rivals, another head to head confrontation in the “blood feud.”
Way back then, as the story goes,
The franchise is right up there as one of the most famous in sports. Probably more books and articles have been written about it than any other baseball team. Yet, there is always something new to learn about the Bronx Bombers so read on.
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