1. Scott Miller's Starting 9: Stretch Run Will Tell Tale of Yankees Present, Future

    1. Yankees vs. Schedule-Makers Not that the Yankees are holding open auditions these days, but 52 times this season, Joe Girardi has handed the ball to a rookie starter and steered him toward the mound...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 3 months ago 24,746 reads 4 comments

  2. Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2014: Date, Time and Key Inductees

    Once a year, tiny Cooperstown, New York becomes the most important sports town in America. The transformation occurs when baseball's year class of historic greats is ceremoniously ...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 4 months ago 5,462 reads 1 comments

  3. Bob Gibson Had Nowhere to Go but Down—But Only Because MLB Lowered the Mound

    Fifth in an 11-part series examining the vagaries of awards voting. Returning to the 1969 NL MVP race (see my Rusty Staub article for more), we see a shining example of voter fickleness...

    Randy S. Robbins Written by Randy S. Robbins about 5 months ago 396 reads 0 comments

  4. Yankees to Retire Joe Torre's No. 6, Honor More Legends at Old-Timers' Weekend

    The New York Yankees, one of Major League Baseball's most storied franchises, will celebrate their winning tradition throughout the 2014 MLB season by honoring four of the greatest Yankees to ever don pinstripes...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 7 months ago 7,184 reads 33 comments

  5. Joe Torre's No. 6 Jersey Will Be Retired by New York Yankees

    The New York Yankees will retire former manager Joe Torre 's No. 6 jersey, according to ESPN SportsCenter 's official Twitter account: No Yankees player or coach had been issued the number since Torre stepped down in October 2007...

    Patrick Clarke Written by Patrick Clarke about 12 months ago 5,879 reads 21 comments

  6. Who Was Best Manager of Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox, Joe Torre Hall of Fame Trio?

    Call it a win for Cooperstown—7,558 of them, to be exact. It's only fitting that Tony La Russa , Bobby Cox and Joe Torre should enter baseball's Hall of Fame together after being voted in unanimously by the Expansion Era Committee...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 12 months ago 15,386 reads 67 comments