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Yankees by the Numbers (Part One)

With so many of us biding the time until the 2018 season kicks off, here for your perusal some Bronx Bomber numerology to pass the time. Part trivia, part history, all Yankees, enjoy. Zero  The 1927 Yankees made no changes to their roster all season long. They team began with 10


For your reading and wondering pleasure, here come the Yankees in quiz form from the professor of Bronx Bomber content. No peeking at the answers. Take the quiz first. Five correct answers makes you an “All Star.”             Lower than that read some of my Yankee books.   Herewith: 150 provocative questions and

How Murderers’ Row Shaped Baseball

When Yankee owner Colonel Ruppert's "Rough Riders," as some called them in the late 1920s, were not going head to head against their American League competition, they were playing exhibition games in Buffalo, Omaha, Rochester, Columbus, Dayton, Indianapolis... Everyone in the little cities and small towns wanted to catch a glimpse

Start Sending the News, Part II

Apocryphal:  Story or statement of doubtful authenticity, although widely circulated as being true.  “The Babe’s Age” Born George Herman Ruth on February 6, 1895 in Baltimore, as the story got around, was an orphan. That was not true. His mother died when he was 16, and his father when he was in

Daring, Definitive New York Yankees Quiz 9

Lots of terrific questions and answers were sent along but only a few made my editorializing. Keep them coming. You do not have to be a Yankee fan to take the quiz – it’s sort of a brain teaser. Go to it 94.  Who said: "I won't be active in