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REMEMBERING YOGI BERRA

“Mr. Berra is a very strange fellow of very remarkable abilities.” –Casey Stengel “Talking to Yogi Berra about baseball, is like talking to Homer about the gods.” - Bart Giamatti The kid who grew up in St. Louis eating banana sandwiches with mustard grew up to be one of the legends of

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 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

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

26 to 35 – New York Yankees By the Numbers

Numerology – amounts, stats quantities, numerals, whatever you call them – they keep on 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. Will credit your selection if used. 26 No Yankee pitcher has won

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

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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