1. Why Andrew Friedman is the Man to Fix the Mets

    Over the past few days or so, we have heard a number of conflicting reports on the future of our embattled General Manager Omar Minaya...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about 5 years ago 38 reads 0 comments

  2. Best Current Baseball Players by Uniform Number 11-20

    Some of the best players in baseball history have been identified by the uniform number they wore. Mickey Mantile was number seven, Ted Williams was number nine, Joe DiMaggio was number five and of course Babe ruth was number three...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about 5 years ago 22,897 reads 113 comments

  3. Best Current Baseball Players by Uniform Number 1-10

    Some of the best players in baseball history have been identified by the uniform number they wore. Mickey Mantile was number seven, Ted Williams was number nine, Joe DiMaggio was number five and of course Babe ruth was number three...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about 5 years ago 22,045 reads 146 comments

  4. Top Five: How the Mets Will Be Successful This Week

    We heard about it for weeks. The Phillies and Yankees are coming. We have thought about it. The Phillies and Yankees are coming. And now the week of games we have heard about so much is finally here...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about 5 years ago 100 reads 29 comments

  5. Off to Battle with the New York Mets

    As the New York Mets continue to frustrate me to no end, I’m wondering if there is a light at the end of the tunnel...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about 5 years ago 158 reads 36 comments

  6. The Day I Knew The '96 Yankees Were Special

    Nothing bothers me more then watching the highlights of Edgar Martinez hitting the game winning double to drive in Ken Griffey Jr. to win the American League Division Series in 1995...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about 5 years ago 174 reads 31 comments

  7. Walter Johnson: The Train Nobody Could Stop

    Throughout the grand history of baseball, we have heard of legends that have come and gone. The players who touched the lives of generations of baseball fans from across this great nation. In the city of Washington D...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about 5 years ago 106 reads 29 comments

  8. Top Five: How To Fix The Yankees

    Well, the fans and media that occupy Yankee-land have started to push the panic button. After a two game sweep on Monday and Tuesday, the Yankees have now lost five in a row to the Boston Red Sox...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about 5 years ago 632 reads 31 comments

  9. Is It Time for Joe Girardi to be Fired?

    We all remember where we were when it happened. The third inning of Game 6 of the 1996 World Series against the Defending Champion Atlanta Braves, Greg Maddux on the mound, the Yankees ...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about 5 years ago 499 reads 18 comments

  10. Top Five Yankee Moments vs. Red Sox at Yankee Stadium

    Well, after the embarrassing sweep at the hands of the Red Sox two weekends ago up at Fenway Park, the Sawx travel down to the Bronx for their first games in the New Yankee Stadium...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about 5 years ago 878 reads 49 comments

  11. Top 10 Athletes that New Yorkers Hate

    Over the years, athletes on other teams have come to New York and have gone above and beyond their abilities to have them become legends for being NY Team Killers...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about 5 years ago 739 reads 85 comments

  12. The Return of Philip Hughes

    The Yankees were in a slump that although it was only April, was sending shock waves all across the Tri-State area. After being swept by the Red Sox, which included the now infamous slap to ...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about 5 years ago 101 reads 14 comments

  13. What Is Your Field of Dreams?

    While watching the 1989 baseball film "Field of Dreams" starring Kevin Costner, Ray Liotta and James Earl Jones, I thought about what the movie meant to me and what my dream would be...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about 5 years ago 102 reads 11 comments

  14. Top Five: Red Sox Players Hated by Yankee Fans

    This is the kind of weekend that has the suits at Fox Baseball salivating. The New York Yankees will make the trip up I-95 to Fenway Park to take on the Boston Red Sox. Over the years, this rivalry has been as hot as ever before...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about 5 years ago 815 reads 34 comments

  15. Nobodies who became New York Yankees

    In honor of just finding out that Yankee folk hero Clay Bellinger grew up in our college town of Oneonta NY, I decided to make the most important list you will ever see...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about over 5 years ago 141 reads 10 comments

  16. The Return of the Giambino

    For a lot of fans of sports teams, when a former player comes back after leaving as a free agent, it brings back memories that are either good or bad...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about over 5 years ago 99 reads 8 comments

  17. Turkeys, Ducks, and Chickens Beware: John Madden Has Retired (Humor)

    This Article was Written by Smoking With Hank Co-Creator and Blogger Brenden Monroe John Madden announced his retirement today. The football, and most importantly video game legend will no longer be bumbling and tele-strating alongside Al Michaels...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about over 5 years ago 418 reads 0 comments

  18. Top Five: Curses Still Looking To Be Broken

    We have all heard this song and dance before when it comes to sports curses. The Red Sox and Babe Ruth, The White Sox and Shoeless Joe Jackson, The Rangers and 54 Years without ...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about over 5 years ago 238 reads 1 comments

  19. The House that Hank Smokes In

    Well, it was quite a day yesterday, as the new Yankee Stadium opened up for business for the first time during the regular season...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about over 5 years ago 89 reads 2 comments

  20. Math….Baseball Style

    The Major League Baseball season is underway and while watching the season at its infancy, I thought about some the Math equations that are involved with baseball and its teams during the upcoming season...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about over 5 years ago 254 reads 0 comments

  21. New York Rangers Sign Naslund and Kalinin, Say Goodbye to Jagr

    Longtime Vancouver Canucks' captain Markus Naslund has agreed to terms Thursday with the Rangers on a two-year deal. Naslund, who scored 25 goals and added 30 assists last season, leaves Vancouver after 12 seasons with the last eight as the captain...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about 6 years ago 455 reads 2 comments

  22. Nikolai Zherdev Dealt to New York Rangers

    Day two of the NHL Free Agency period has come and gone and the New York Rangers were once again busy, this time on the trade market...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about 6 years ago 470 reads 0 comments

  23. NEW YORK RANGERS SIGN REDDEN AND ROZSIVAL TO NEW DEALS

    As Free Agents, Marian Hossa, Mats Sundin, Jaromir Jagr and, Sean Avery all were waiting for the New York Rangers to meet their demands for new contracts, Wade Redden and Michal Rozsival's demands were met...

    Matthew Falkenbury Written by Matthew Falkenbury about 6 years ago 164 reads 1 comments