Tag Archives: Bernie Williams

Jeter, Rivera, Pettitte, Posada and more respond to Torre entering Hall of Fame

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It wouldn't be a real party if the Core Four didn't reflect on the news of Joe Torre entering the Hall of Fame. Yankees of past and present sent their best wishes and congratulations to Torre for reaching immortality in the baseball world. Here's how some of Torre's former colleagues responded. Derek Jeter: “Mr. Torre is like ...

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A Seinfeld-Themed Look at the 2013 MLB Season

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“You want to talk about hotels, or you want to win some baseball games?” George Costanza asked a youthful Derek Jeter and Bernie Williams in wake of the Yankees’ 1996 World Series win. “That is one magic loogie,” exclaimed Jerry as he discounted the inaccurate story of Keith Hernandez spitting on Kramer and Newman. “You know, George, ...

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Roger Clemens makes debut on Hall of Fame ballot

In what surely will be a highly debated topic, former Yankee Roger Clemens will be on the Hall of Fame ballot for the first time this year. Clemens was of course outed as a steroid user in the Mitchell Report. His name was in the report 82 times and it stated that during the 1998, 2000, and ...

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Bernie Williams to manage Future Games

The Future Games have become the best part of the All-Star break and they're stepping it up this year with some great coaches, one of whom happens to be a former Yankee - Bernie Williams and George Brett. Brett will manage the United States team while Bernie will manage the Worlds team. There are no Yankees ...

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Video: Bernie Williams with the Allman Brothers Band

Thanks to a commentor on the blog, I came across this video today and thought I would share it. It's Bernie Williams playing "No Way Out" with the Allman Brothers Band at the Beacon Theatre this past March 21st. I like it. It's a lot better than the elevator music Bernie usually plays.

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Barry Larkin elected to the MLB Hall of Fame

Picking up 86.4 percent of the vote, former Reds shortstop Barry Larkin was inducted into the Hall of Fame today. He will join Ron Santo, who was previously elected by the veterans committee, in this year's class. Jack Morris was the next closest picking up 66.7 percent of the vote. Jeff Bagwell (56%), Lee Smith (50.6%), ...

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If I had a Hall of Fame ballot…2012 edition

As a member of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance, along with 320 other bloggers I cast my ballot for the Hall of Fame each year. No, it unfortunately doesn't count, but it is a cool way to participate and see what the blogosphere thinks about whom should be elected. So here is my ballot and below I ...

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Quote: Bernie Williams on the Hall of Fame Ballot

It has been five years since Bernie Williams retired stopped playing baseball which means he is now included on the Hall of Fame ballot. Personally I'd like to see him be included in the Cooperstown, but I think his numbers will fall just short of inclusion. Here is a statement from Bernie via the NY Post: "To ...

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