Tag Archives: New York Yankees

CBS News: Baseball Great Yogi Berra Dead at 90: An icon of Sports and Quotes

Source: This piece was originally posted at The Daily Review I think it would be fairly easy just to write a piece about Yogi Berra featuring a lot of his great one-liners. But we’re talking about one of the top … Continue reading

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Classic MLB 11: Video: MLB 1985-8/04/-Chicago White Sox @ New York Yankees: Tom Seaver Goes For 300

. To me at least, Tom Seaver and Steve Carlton are the two best starting pitchers of the Baby Boom era. Pitchers who came up in the 1960s and 70s and pitched into the 1980s or so. To me they … Continue reading

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Classic MLB 11: Video: Yankees TV: MLB 1990-7-17-Kansas City Royals @ New York Yankees: Full Game

. What was once a great American League inter-divisional rivalry between the Kansas City Royals and New York Yankees in the 1970s and into the 1980s, was all but gone by the early 1990s. Why, because both clubs were barely … Continue reading

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Frank Russo: Video: Captain: The Thurman Munson Story: Mr. New York Yankee of The 1970s

. This post was originally posted at FRS Citizen Journal on Blogger I’m not an expert on Thurman Munson, he died in 1979 and I didn’t start watching baseball until 1983 but what I’ve heard about Thurman Munson, is that … Continue reading

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AP: Video: NY Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez Out For Entire 2014 Season

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger Is anyone surprised by this. We knew A-Rod was going to get hit big for use of drugs that are illegal in Major League Baseball. And what A-Rod … Continue reading

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Classic MLB 11: Video: Yankees TV: MLB 1987-7/23-New York Yankees @ Seattle Mariners: Full Game

. An interesting matchup with the Yankees of the late 1980s, who were still contenders, but like the Yankees of the mid-1980s, they just contended and didn’t manage to win the AL East. Back then and until 1994, the only … Continue reading

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Classic MLB 11: NBC Sports: MLB 1985-GOW-6/22-New York Yankees @ Detroit Tigers: Full Game

. This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Journal on WordPress 1985 is the perfect example of why MLB should’ve went to the three division format in both the American and National League with the playoff wildcards well before … Continue reading

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Classic MLB 11: Video: NBC Sports: MLB 1986-GOW-6/14-New York Yankees @ Baltimore Orioles: Full Game

. This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Journal on WordPress The Orioles started the first of three straight losing seasons in 1986. And 5-6 losing seasons from 1986-91, going through a pretty bad stretch of bad baseball as … Continue reading

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Baltimore Sports Report: Zach Wilt: Missing Out on Mark Teixeira: How the Orioles Have Succeeded Without Mark Teixeira

This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Times on Blogger Baltimore Sports Report: Zach Wilt: Missing Out on Mark Teixeira At the time back in the 2008-09 MLB free agency period, the Orioles were definitely in the market for … Continue reading

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Rumor in Town: Video: MLB 1939-World Series-Cincinnati Reds @ New York Yankees: A Look at Yankee Stadium

. This post was originally posted at FRS Daily Journal on Blogger I think Yankee Stadium was a great place for baseball, but I’m not sure it was a great ballpark. And what do I mean by that? That when … Continue reading

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