Tag Archives: Bernie Williams

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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Classic Yankees: Bernie Williams

It seems strange to call him an Old-Timer, but he did show up as an Old-Timer at the recent Yankees’ Old-Timer’s Day, even though he has never officially announced his retirement. But Bernie Williams, whether he makes the HOF or not, is clearly a Classic Yankee. I remember seeing Bernie for the first time when, ...

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Yankees 2011 Old Timer’s Day Roster

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Three big time Yankees are making their Old Timer's Day debut: Bernie Williams, Joe Torre and Lou Piniella. Gene Monathan is throwing out the first pitch. I'm most looking forward to Strawberry and Fielder of course. They are two favorites of mine. Who are you most looking forward to? Former Yankees who will be in attendance: Luis Arroyo Jesse ...

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Read: Orioles Similar to Early 90’s Yankees to Showalter

Via the NY Post: Maybe it is not a mirror image, but Buck Showalter admits becoming manager of the Orioles feels a bit like when he once became manager of the Yankees. "It does [resemble it] a little bit," Showalter said yesterday in The Bronx. "[There are] some similarities."Showalter has returned to the AL East after a ...

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Ken Griffey Jr Inadvertently Made Me a Yankee Fan

In 1993 I was 9-years-old. I already loved watching baseball, but really hadn't settled on one team. My dad watched the Yankees and so did I, but other members of my family watched the Mets so I watched a fair amount of them too. The problem with both of those teams though was that Don Mattingly ...

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Yogi, Whitey, and Bernie Will Be On Hand During Ring Ceremony

The Yankees will have Yogi Berra and Whitey Ford presenting them with World Series Rings during a ceremony that will take place during their home opener against the Angels on April 13. The festivities will start at 12:15 and Bernie Williams will throw out the first pitch at game time. Here is the press release: The New ...

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Will Steroid Era Help Bernie Williams' Hall Case?

Via Mark Feinsand of the NY Daily News, Bernie Williams has been pondering whether the black eye of steroids will make his own numbers look better to the point where he could make the Hall of Fame. Bernie Williams worked hard during his 16 years in pinstripes, but he wonders if it was enough to overcome ...

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