1. Happy Black History Month: A Look Back At Bob Watson

    Today, when most Yankee fans hear the name Bob Watson, they think of the man who was the team's General Manager in 1996, the year they won their first World Championship since 1978...

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  2. Happy Black History Month: Remembering Elston Howard

    With today being the beginning of Black History Month, I thought it would be the perfect time to reflect on what this month means to me as a Yankee fan. It didn't take me long to come up with a very special person in Yankee history: Elston Howard...

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  3. Jeter and Rivera: The Breakthrough Two

    Ever since the news came down a few weeks ago that Jorge Posada was going to announce his retirement, I have been trying to figure out what to call Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera, the two remaining members of the Core Four...

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  4. For Jesus (Montero), No Room In The Inn

    I arrived home from work last night to an explosion on my Twitter timeline. Everyone was tweeting about the big trade that went down, sending Jesus Montero and Hector Noesi to the Mariners for Michael Pineda and Jose Campo...

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  5. Ten Memories of Jorge Posada

    Like all other Yankee fans, I experienced a flood of emotions when I learned that longtime catcher Jorge Posada will be announcing in his retirement in a few weeks...

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  6. 10 New Year's Resolutions 10 Yankees Should Make Right Now

    Happy New Year Yankee fans! It's a new year, which means a new baseball season is right around the corner. Are you looking forward to the 2012 season? I have to admit that I'm a little leery about it...

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  7. Manny Ramirez Up To His Old Antics Again

    It's funny how Manny Ramirez's reinstatement came around the same time the Ryan Braun news broke. Funny, but sad. We will hear more about Braun in the coming days or weeks, presumably, but Manny has finally decided to talk...

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  8. On The Marlins And Their Busy Off-Season

    The off-season continues to be a quiet one for the New York Yankees: a few rumors, a few minor signings but nothing earth-shattering. The team that is doing its best to shatter the earth is, of course, the Miami Marlins...

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  9. Bobby Valentine as Red Sox Manager? Doesn't Sound Right

    I don't know why but, when I heard this morning that Bobby Valentine probably will be the next Red Sox manager, I did a double take. Yes, I am aware that his name has been mentioned as a candidate for some time now...

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  10. 10 Baseball Things To Be Thankful For This Thanksgiving

    On this Thanksgiving Day Eve, I thought I would take a moment and come up with some things to be thankful for as a baseball fan. So, here they are, in no particular order , 10 Baseball Things To Be Thankful for This Thanksgiving: 10...

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  11. 100 Days 'Till Pitchers and Catchers!

    For a die-hard baseball fan, especially one who doesn't closely follow other sports, the off-season can be a very restless time of the year...

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  12. On Brian Cashman's Plans To Help The Homeless

    As the off-season continues to heat up, Yankees GM Brian Cashman's plans to talk to the agents of CJ Wilson, Roy Oswalt and Mark Buehrle have made news. They've also made me wary. The only one of the three that I think has some promise is Buehrle...

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  13. My Thoughts On Off-Season Job Number 1: CC Sabathia

    Now that the World Series is over and the congratulatory remarks have been made to those comeback kids in St Louis, the Cardinals, the off-season is ready to begin...

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  14. Memories Of Reggie After Three By Pujols

    This year's World Series hasn't been at the top of my list of things to do. In fact, it hasn't been on the list at all...

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  15. Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA) End Of Season Awards: Stan Musial Award (AL)

    This year's American League MVP race was more interesting than it has been in a long time. Many candidates emerged as the season progressed, and the old debate about whether a pitcher ...

    Bernadette Pasley Written by Bernadette Pasley about almost 3 years ago 14 reads 0 comments

  16. Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA) End Of Season Awards: Walter Johnson Award (AL)

    The Detroit Tigers lost the 2011 American League Championship Series in 6 games. Had their ace, Justin Verlander, pitched more than once in the series, it's possible that Motown would be headed to either St Louis or Milwaukee for the World Series...

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  17. Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA) End Of Season Awards: Goose Gossage Award (AL)

    The next BBA award I get the pleasure of voting for is the Goose Gossage Award for Top Reliever . As a Yankee fan it is so tempting to vote for Mariano Rivera to win it, especially after he became the all-time saves leader...

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  18. Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA) End Of Season Awards: Willie Mays Award (AL)

    Last week I posted my ballot for the first BBA award of the season, the Connie Mack award for Top Manager. Today I make my choice for the top rookie in the American League, The Willie Mays Award ...

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  19. Lady At The Bat Has Been Nominated For An Award!

    I am very pleased to announce that this blog has been nominated for Shape Magazine's Best Blogger Award! The award nominees are divided into six categories , and Lady At The Bat (LATB) is one of 20 sports blogs (all written by women) to be nominated..

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  20. A First Round Yankee Exit Really Stirs Up My Emotions!

    I won't lie. First-round exits are no fun. They're sickening, frustrating, and downright embarrassing, and I'm speaking as a fan. Imagine how the members of the 2011 New York Yankees feel...

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  21. Baseball Bloggers Alliance End of Season Awards: Connie Mack Award (AL)

    With no Yankees playoff action tonight, I thought it would be a good time to start working on my ballots for the Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA) End of Season Awards. First up: The Connie Mack Award for Top Manager ...

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  22. It Was "The Curse Of The Andino!"

    So the collapse of the 2011 Red Sox is complete. After all the talk at the beginning of the season and after their dominance of the Yankees all season long, they are going home and not going to the postseason...

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  23. "Go Rays," Said The Yankee Fan, Part 2

    As anyone who has read this blog knows, I hate the Boston Red Sox. Nothing would be be more satisfying than to see Red Sox Nation crying their eyes out over their team not making the playoffs this year...

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  24. The 2011 Yankees: Three Key Moments From The Key Three

    Until last night it had been a special season for two of the three active Core Fore Yankees. Derek Jeter got his 3,000th hit in story-book fashion and Mariano Rivera notched his record-breaking 602nd save...

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  25. Go Yankees? Asked The Yankee Fan

    Earlier this season, if anyone had said the Yankees would have a big say in who would be the AL Wild Card team this year, you would have thought they meant fighting off the Rays and ...

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