Category Archives: Humor

Why GM's take April 1st Off

Happy April Fool’s Day to all! One of the oldest traditions (holidays?) that no one knows the origins has come upon us, bringing a cornucopia of false Yankee rumors intended to fool, shock, and, sometimes make readers cry out in frustration at rumors that have tremendous downside. For instance, I was hesitant to get too ...

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Newspaper Intern Fired for Suggesting Joba Could Start

A New York area newspaper intern has been fired, a week following his incendiary comments regarding New York Yankee pitcher Joba Chamberlain.  The intern, whose name is being withheld at his request, reportedly said that Chamberlain "should be allowed to be a starting pitcher" and suggested that "starters are more valuable than relievers." Such talk was ...

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If Your Favorite Yankee Was a Beer He Would Be…

I was inspired to write this post after I found this article on the Baseball Think Factory comparing some players around the league to beers. It was a good article even though he called Mariano Rivera a Sam Adams Boston Lager. But it got me to start wondering who some of the Yankees would be ...

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Royals Pitching Coach Believes Farnsworth Can Adjust Easier than Joba

I'm sure we all remember the big fireballer whom the Yankees used to call their "setup man." For those who don't his name is Kyle Farnsworth. Yes, the Kyle Farnsworth. He was brought to New York to replace Tom "Flash" Gordon in 2006 on a 3-year, $17 MM contract. Well first, let's look at his stats ...

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Can You Name Everyone Who Played for the 2009 Yankees?

The Yankees had a total of 45 players on the team last year, actually it was 46 but Steven Jackson never actually played in a game. There is a quiz making its way around the internet where you have six minutes to name all 45 players. How many can you name? Most Yankee fans will be ...

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Every New Yankee Comes With…

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A John Sterling home run call. Fans can start getting used to hearing the name “Curtis Granderson,” because if he stays with the Yankees until the end of his contract, he won’t be gone until 2012 at the earliest. So I ask you, what’s the call? Rebecca over at This Purist Bleeds Pinstripes has already posted a few ideas being ...

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Peter Abraham’s Move has Unintended Consequences

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The Yankees/Red Sox rivalry is one of the biggest in sports and as the two teams are getting closer to a possible 2004 rematch it is hard to imagine the showdown becoming more intense. It seems that the rivalry may have spilled over into the writers thanks to beat reporter Peter Abraham of the Journal News. ...

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