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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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Latest Montero Rumor Reminds Me of a Bernie Williams Story

According to Richard Griffin of The Toronto Star, when the Yankees were attempting to deal for Blue Jays former ace Roy Halladay earlier this offseason they offered their 20-year-old top prospect Jesus Montero, straight-up, in exchange. It's not surprising that the Blue Jays declined this deal. Halladay is probably the best pitcher in baseball and one ...

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Is Bernie Williams a Hall of Famer?

Hall of Fame inductees come out today and it's pretty much a given that Roberto Alomar will make it; the rest, however, could be interesting.  In my mind, Tim Raines, Barry Larkin, Mark McGwire, and Bert Blyleven should be no-brainers as well, but I know there are lots of people who don't feel that way. ...

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