1. Yanks Have High Tex Drive: Bombers Broom BoSox

    The New York Yankees gave Mark Teixeira an eight year contract this off-season. Meanwhile the Boston Red Sox have used eight first basemen this year alone...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about almost 5 years ago 35 reads 0 comments

  2. Punchout!: CC Leaves Sox Cold Cocked

    These ain't sleepy Joe's Yankees. They certainly aren't your average Joe's. But they are Girardi's kind of Joe's and believe you me they aren't afraid to give a nice Joltin' to anybody...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about almost 5 years ago 48 reads 0 comments

  3. Alex Makes Sox Pay-Rod: Blast In 15th Gives Yanks Win!

    Drought is not a word any New Yorker would use to describe this Summer. And Alex Rodriguez after a prolonged homer-less streak of his own, made it rain once again in the Bronx...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about almost 5 years ago 45 reads 1 comments

  4. Two Years After Super Bowl XLII Do You Still B-ELI-Eve It?

    When the New York Giants come to my neck of the woods in Albany, N.Y. for Training Camp, I've come to learn as expectations go, never get too high off a good year or too low off a bad one...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about almost 5 years ago 134 reads 2 comments

  5. Interleague Played Out?

    I'll admit, I really liked interleague play from the start. I thought it was a novel idea to perhaps spice up the long and arduous baseball season...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about almost 5 years ago 32 reads 2 comments

  6. Northern Super Bowl: Why Not?

    Remember shortly after September 11, 2001 how then Commish Paul Tagliabue pledged the NFL would have a Super Bowl in either New York or Washington by at least 2006? Well it's a good thing they ...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about almost 5 years ago 118 reads 0 comments

  7. NFL Pre-Season Is Stupid and Boring

    There I said it, as if you didn't know it, yes indeed the NFL pre-season is stupid and boring. So much so that only compulsive gamblers and some die-hards would disagree...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about almost 5 years ago 60 reads 3 comments

  8. What The Tuck?: Rule Needs To Be Fixed

    Anyone watching last season's tilt between the Dallas Cowboys and Arizona Cardinals saw some truly bizarre happenings, from the opening kick off return for a TD to a game sealing punt block for a TD in OT...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about almost 5 years ago 41 reads 2 comments

  9. George Steinbrenner Belongs In The Hall Of Fame

    New York Yankees Principal Owner George M. Steinbrenner III, is one of a kind. A few years ago it was asked if an owner should be eligible for the baseball hall of fame...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about almost 5 years ago 40 reads 0 comments

  10. Should Pitchers Bat?: Ask Chien Ming Wang

    The National League is the only league left anywhere that pitchers still bat. While I'm of a younger generation, I still consider myself a big time historical baseball aficionado...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about almost 6 years ago 389 reads 0 comments

  11. More Instant Replay Please

    If being in favor of more instant replay in baseball means being for getting the calls on the field right, then count me in as someone who wants instant replay in the game...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about almost 6 years ago 17 reads 0 comments

  12. Bring Baseball Back To Albany

    Opening day in April, outside of the Fall Classic in October it is the biggest day for all baseball fans. A day that is celebrated in major and minor league ballparks across the country...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 398 reads 0 comments

  13. What If Don Mattingly Took Steroids?

    The headline may look it but I'm not accusing Donnie Baseball of taking steroids. However when it comes to Hall of Fame voting, does a player like Mattingly's stock go up in an era full of steroid ...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 231 reads 5 comments

  14. Rickey & Boston: Hall Weekend Comes Full Circle For This Baseball Fan

    It was the summer of 1993, Fenway Park and my first Major League Baseball game. The Boston Red Sox were taking on the Oakland Athletics that day and Rickey Henderson was the first major league hitter I'd ever seen in person...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 37 reads 0 comments

  15. Bid For Nine Falls Short In Ninth

    In the early 1990's when Rickey Henderson was back on the A's for only his second tour of duty at the time, the Yankees never could come close to beating Oakland. This season it looked as though New York would hold serve the entire season, until Saturday

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 19 reads 0 comments

  16. Joba, Yanks: Domin-Eight

    As the Black Eyed Peas song goes, post All-Star break these New York Yankees are so 2008. That's because with their eighth straight victory in an 8-3 win over the Oakland Athletics, they've matched their streak from last season's second half start...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 39 reads 0 comments

  17. Tex & Hold 'em: Yanks Lock Down A's For 7th Straight

    Well it only took about four months plus a two hour and 45 minute rain delay, but the New York Yankees have finally swept the Oakland Athletics, winning 6-3 in the Bronx...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 27 reads 0 comments

  18. Sweep Six-Cess: Yanks Broom Birds

    Over the past four series for the New York Yankees it has been a case of sweep or be swept. The Bombers took three from Minnesota and Detroit, while getting blanked themselves by the Los Angeles ...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 44 reads 0 comments

  19. High Fives For Yanks

    It was an almost eerie sight for New York Yankees fans. In desperate need of a 5th starter they marched out a former Florida Marlin wearing number 45 who'd missed all of 2007 with Tommy John surgery...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 17 reads 0 comments

  20. Yanks Roll Snake Eyes Again

    The Yankees win 2-1. The Yankees win 2-1. The Yankees win 2-1. Yogi Berra would call it de ja vu all over again. One might call it "trey ja vu," as for the third day in a row the New York ...

    Michael Gwizdala Written by Michael Gwizdala about 5 years ago 24 reads 1 comments