1. Yankees-Pirates: Impressions of New York's First Spring Training Game

    The New York Yankees played their first spring training game at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa on Wednesday.   Their opponent was the lowly Pittsburgh Pirates, who have remade their team hoping to have their first winning season in 18 years...

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  2. New York Yankees Now Have Best Infield in Their Storied History

    Yesterday, I wrote a piece about Robinson Cano being the best Yankee second baseman in the history of the franchise. That made me think about the rest of the infield...

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  3. Robinson Cano: Best New York Yankee Second Baseman Ever?

    New York Yankee Brian Cashman was quoted in today's New York Daily News as saying that Robinson Cano has a chance to make a name for himself that people will remember forever...

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  4. New York City in the Golden Age Of Baseball

    From 1947 through 1957, New York City was the most exciting city in the World. The United States had come home from war and it was a boom time for the country...

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  5. Just a Glimpse of the Great Lou Gehrig

    In 1927 the New York Yankees won the World Series. Their lineup was called Murderers' Row, and featured the likes of Tony Lazzeri, Earle Combs, and Bob Meusel. Of course, in 1927 Babe Ruth hit 60 home runs, setting a record that would last for 34 years...

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  6. Better Hitter: Mickey Mantle Or Willie Mays

    On Wednesday, Mike Francesa, on YES had an interesting discussion on who was the better hitter, Mickey Mantle or Willie Mays. Francesa said without any question Mays was the better all round player...

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  7. Brett Gardner Daily Update No. 16

    Brett Gardner wandered out onto the main field at the New York Yankees training facility in Tampa. He looked around and paused to take in all the sounds and sights of this Florida day...

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  8. A New York Yankee Fan Rewrites the Ending to "Fever Pitch"

    In a great baseball movie that had to warm the hearts of all Boston Red Sox fans, Jimmy Fallon played the role of an insane Boston Red Sox fan whose life revolved around the season tickets he had inherited from his uncle...

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  9. Reconstructing a Baseball Game

    Last night on Studio 42 With Bob Costas, the featured guest was Ernie Harwell. Anybody who has been a Detroit Tigers' fan in the last sixty years knows who Ernie Harwell is. He was the voice of the Tigers for many, many years...

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  10. Young Baseball Fans: Watch MLB Network to See How the Game Has Changed

    Yesterday, I sat down in my favorite chair and turned on the television. When I got to the MLB Network, they were showing the sixth game of the 1952 World Series between the New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Dodgers...

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  11. Analyzing Yankee Position Players and Offense

    The World Champion New York Yankees will not look the same when the new season starts in Boston on April 4.   Gone from the championship team are designated hitter Hideki Matsui, left fielder ...

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  12. Analysis: Yankee Starters vs. BoSox Starters

    On April 4, the new baseball season will open on a Sunday night in Fenway Park. The visitors will be the New York Yankees, renewing the greatest rivalry in sports against the hometown Boston Red Sox...

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  13. Brett Gardner Daily Update No. 15

    The New York Yankees opened their spring training camp in Tampa yesterday. Brian Cashman was quoted defending his reshuffling of the outfield, including the signing of Randy Winn instead of former Yankee Johnny Damon...

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  14. Comparing Some of the Greatest Hitters in Major League Baseball History

    Ths is one of the happiest days of the year, as Spring Training opens. It makes all of us kids again, remembering the snap of ball into mitt and the unique sound of a well struck ball off a wooden bat...

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  15. 2010 MLB Preview: What Happened to the New York Yankees' Youth Movement?

    When the New York Yankees won their 27th World Series crown in November, they did so with a 35-year-old designated hitter, a 36-year-old left fielder, a 37-year-old catcher, and a closer who would turn 40 just a few days after the Series ended...

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  16. Brett Gardner Daily Update No. 14

    Joe Girardi sat down for his first full blown press conference at the New York Yankee Spring Training facility in Tampa today, one day before all pitchers and catchers are to report for the start of the new season...

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  17. Brett Gardner Daily Update No. 13

    Hal Steinbrenner received a telephone call from Nan Croft, an assistant comptroller in the Tampa office of the New York Yankees. “Mr...

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  18. Nick Johnson is Perfect No. 2 Hitter for New York Yankees

    Nick Johnson is the presumptive replacement for Johnny Damon in the two hole for the New York Yankees as Spring Training is about to open. Johnson was signed as a free agent after Hideki Matsui was let go as the Yankees DH...

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  19. Brett Gardner: Daily Update No. 12 (Humor)

    Both the New York Post and New York Daily News reported today that Brett Gardner has been working hard on his bunting skills hoping that he can get on base with his speed...

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  20. Derek Jeter and New York Yankees Should Have a Long-Term Deal Done By Now

    There are many reasons the New York Yankees should drop their policy of not re-negotiating contracts and sign Derek Jeter to a long-term deal now. Jeter is the Yankee captain. He is the icon, the face of the New York Yankees...

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  21. National League Adopted the Designated Hitter Monday and Nobody Noticed (Satire)

    On Monday night, Feb. 8, 2010, National League owners met in a secret location and voted unanimously to adopt the designated hitter, beginning with spring training...

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  22. What Is the New York Yankees' Plan for the 2010 Outfield?

    At the present time, the New York Yankees have six outfielders on their 40-man roster. And they have a total of 11 outfielders, including the roster players, who will be coming to Spring Training...

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  23. Brett Gardner Daily Update No. 11 (SATIRE)

    New York Yankee manager, Joe Girardi had called General Manager, Brian Cashman about the latest outfield signing. “Cash, I really just want to know what you were thinking signing Marcus ...

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  24. What Curtis Granderson Should Not Do

    As soon as the New York Yankees traded for Curtis Granderson, Yankee fans began to speculate on how easy it would be for Granderson to raise his home run totals in the launching pad that is the New Yankee Stadium...

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  25. Brett Gardner Daily Update No. 10

    Derek Jeter was walking through the locker room at the New York Yankees training facility in Tampa. He spotted Brett Gardner. "Hey, Brett, Girardi's looking for you. He wants to see you in his office...

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