1. John Hiller: From Death's Doorstep to One of the Best

    Throughout our life time, we are all bound to face some sort of adversity. Whether it be trouble in school, recovering from an addiction,or coping with the loss of a loved one, it is never easy...

    Joey Corso Written by Joey Corso about 5 years ago 1,979 reads 41 comments

  2. Johnny Vander Meer- A Feat For The Ages

    The crowd was buzzing, the atmosphere electrifying. Many of the 38,748 who had piled into Ebbets Field for this regular season match-up between the Cincinnati Reds and Brooklyn Dodgers were here to be a part of history...

    Joey Corso Written by Joey Corso about 5 years ago 525 reads 16 comments

  3. The 2001 New York Yankees—Not the Champs, but First in My Heart

    We all have a special place in our heart for that one special team. One where when you think back about them, it will always put a smile on your face. As a fan of the New York Yankees, I love them all...

    Joey Corso Written by Joey Corso about 5 years ago 604 reads 18 comments

  4. Steve Dalkowski: Baseball's Ultimate Flamethrower

    Nolan Ryan. Bob Feller. Smokey Joe Wood. What did all these onetime phenomenal pitchers have in common? They could throw a baseball fast. Really fast.....

    Joey Corso Written by Joey Corso about 5 years ago 5,123 reads 38 comments

  5. Mel Stottlemyre- Great Coach, Better Pitcher

    You probably remember him as being one of the league’s top pitching coaches on baseball’s last dynasty. Yet as marvelous a job he did, during the darkest years in New York Yankee’s history he was one of the league’s top hurlers...

    Joey Corso Written by Joey Corso about over 5 years ago 497 reads 7 comments

  6. Wilcy Moore: Baseball's Forgotten Pioneer

    Ask anyone who has ever been associated with Major League Baseball what the greatest team of all time is, and you’re likely to hear a common answer. The 1927 New York Yankees...

    Joey Corso Written by Joey Corso about over 5 years ago 726 reads 22 comments

  7. What The Yankees Truly Need Is Another Paul O'Neil

    In this great game of baseball we have nearly every imaginable stat at the tip of our finger so we can best determine a player’s worth...

    Joey Corso Written by Joey Corso about over 5 years ago 704 reads 4 comments

  8. Greetings From Washington, by Adam Dunn

    What's cookin', fellas? Shoot, the ball we playin' now just ain't cuttin' it. Honestly, I'm fit to be tied. Personally, I'm playin' real well, still jackin' a ton of bombs and all that, but this damn team can’t stop losin'...

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  9. A Late-Career Power Surge by New York Yankees' Derek Jeter? You Never Know

    .300 AVG, .360 OBP, and .410 SLG. That stat line represents what experts and fans alike almost certainly would have predicted for Derek Jeter this current season. Solid numbers, no doubt...

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  10. Gil Meche Is Showing Experts What a Bargain He Has Become

    Admit it. You were shocked. I mean, how could you not be?When the Kansas City Royals signed starting pitcher Gil Meche to a five-year deal worth $55 million dollars for the upcoming 2007 season, jaws around the entire sport dropped...

    Joey Corso Written by Joey Corso about over 5 years ago 203 reads 1 comments

  11. Like Fine Wine, Rivera Continues To Age Beautifully

    Enter Sandman by Metallica starts blasting through the Yankee Stadium loud speakers at the top of the ninth inning. If there ever was a song opposing players of any team wished they would never have to listen to, this would be their choice...

    Joey Corso Written by Joey Corso about over 5 years ago 148 reads 4 comments

  12. An Inaugural Penn Relay Experience: Gone in 11 Seconds

    “FIRE…STICK!” I yelled, out of breath, as I handed off the baton to Eric, and he was off. As our blue and white Flint Hill short bus rumbled down I-95 to Philadelphia, we ...

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  13. Major League Baseball's Popularity During WWII

    In thinking about the events of World War II, the impact of Major League Baseball on American society during the war is probably not one of the first topics that come to mind...

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  14. If the Nationals are serious, sign Strasburg… No Matter the Price

    The best I've ever seen," says a longtime scout. "And it's not even close." These are the words of a longtime scout to Buster Olney, ESPN’s Acclaimed MLB senior writer, after watching the game’s future star...

    Joey Corso Written by Joey Corso about over 5 years ago 204 reads 6 comments