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Start Spreading the News

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

Opening Day at Yankee Stadium: 1927

Another spring, another season, another baseball opening day. One of the most memorable of openings days at the “House That Ruth Built” took place in 1927 when the old Yankee Stadium was just four years old. Owner Colonel Jacob Ruppert was very upbeat about prospects for baseball in 1927 but was muted

YANKEE MONIKERS & NICKNAMES, HOW THEY GOT THAT WAY

Nom de plumes, aliases, sobriquets, catch words - nicknames, all time, all ways for Yankees. Through the decades sporting scribes, fans, friends and relatives, opponents and teammates have outdone themselves pinning nom de plumes, aliases, sobriquets, catch words - nick-names on Yankee personnel and experiences. These have run the gamut, from

Bill Mazeroski’s World Series Homer, October 13, 1960

With the Fall Classic 2016 in all the sports headlines now, a flashback to one of most dramatic moments in World Series history is in order. So come along and re-live that time - -New York Yankees versus Pittsburgh Pirates. After slipping to third place in 1959, the Yankees were back

Nobody Saw The Yankees Playoff Push Coming

The Yankees are not only in the AL wild-card race, but they can win the AL East. This comes after they were declared dead for trading Aroldis Chapman, Carlos Beltran and Andrew Miller. The Yankees are two games behind the Orioles for the last wild-card spot, and they are three games

These Baby Bombers Provide Intrigue For Yankees

Gary Sanchez, Tyler Austin and Aaron Judge are getting an opportunity to play as beneficiaries of the Yankees’ youth movement. They are making the most of it by producing at the plate. They have hit home runs for the Yankees since being called up from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The presence of Sanchez, Austin

Moving Forward, Severino Should Start

For all intents and purposes, the Yankees are in the process of a youth movement. It started with the trades of Aroldis Chapman, Andrew Miller and Carlos Beltran. The Yankees will slowly integrate their young prospects to major league action. They started Gary Sanchez as the designated hitter, and they had

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