Baseball 2011 Begins

The 2011 Major League Baseball season begins tomorrow! In celebration, enjoy Hulu’s presentation of one incredible baseball movie, Pride of the Yankees. The film version of Lou Gehrig’s short but brilliant life was a perennial on WPIX in New York, and is part of the lore that helps create the Yankees and their fans’ identity. […]

RIP George M. Steinbrenner, III

The last Old Timer's Day at Yankee Stadium II

George Steinbrenner has died. As a fan, I just want to say “thanks for making the Yankees great.” The countless hours spent enjoying the games with friends and family are reflected in my post about Bob Sheppard below.

There are many tributes being written all […]

Bob Sheppard, 1910-2010

Bob Sheppard's booth in Yankee Stadium

The great announcer Bob Sheppard has died, but I hope the “dignity of the Yankees” that Reggie Jackson refers to in the video (below) continues. He was a really great part of being a fan of the team, and as a New Yorker who lived in California for […]

Derek Jeter First Yankee Named SI Sportsman of the Year

As if we didn’t already think so, Sports Illustrated today named our Captain, Derek Jeter their 2009 Sportsman of the Year. Jeter is the sportsman of EVERY year, if not the decade. Yet sometimes even us New Yorkers sometimes take him for granted.

Sports Illustrated’s “Sportsman of the Year” now goes on the pile […]

Once in a Lifetime – Mike Blowers Rules

This will never happen again, so it had to be posted. Rachel Maddow walks us through the incredible call.

He wasn’t such a good third baseman for the Yankees, but Blowers is looking like a genius now!