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With the New York Yankees back in business and the future looking bright and my THE ULTIMATE YANKEE BOOK coming out this fall, for your reading pleasure - -a small excerpt. Apocryphal  Story or statement of doubtful authenticity, although widely circulated as being true. The Trade                   As the story goes, Sox owner Tom

Yankee Stadium, Opening Day 1961 and More

With Opening Day 2017 just around the corner, it’s just fascinating to flash back to another time, another Yankee Stadium, another cast of characters In freezing rain on Opening Day April 17, 1961 only 1,947 hardy souls showed up. Whitey Ford got the Yankees off to a good start blanking  Kansas

Yankee Doodle Dandies

We are into January 2017 but come September THE ULTIMATE YANKEE BOOK by yours truly will make its debut. What follows is just a sampling of “ultimate” content. Enjoy. Reactions always welcomed. Travel by Airplane       In 1946, the Yankees became the first team to regularly travel by airplane. The team

16-25: More Yankees by the Numbers

And now the numbers keep coming. Reaction has been so positive,  that herewith the latest installment for numerals for the team from the Bronx. Please send along your own numbers  16 Number of career grand slams for Babe Ruth Whitey Ford's Number retired in 1974. The slick southpaw wore number

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