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Classic Yankees: Dave Righetti

In the most previous Classic Yankees, I wrote about Luis Arroyo and Joe Page, two Yankees who at one time held the single season saves record (Page set it in 1949, it was tied in 1953, Arroyo broke it in 1961; Arroyo’s record was tied in 1964, broken in 1965). The saves statistic didn’t become ...

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Yankees Rumors: Search for Pitching Coach Still Under Way

Via Anthony McCarron of the NY Daily News: White Sox pitching coach Don Cooper, who was apparently the Yankees' top choice to succeed Dave Eiland and was believed to have wanted to return to his native New York, was denied permission by the White Sox to talk to the Yankees about the position. Ex-Yankee Gil Patterson, ...

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10 Possible Replacements for Yankees Pitching Coach Dave Eiland

The Yankees announced that they have fired their pitching coach Dave Eiland yesterday, but left us with know idea of whom they would hire to replace him. Here is a mostly random list of 10 potential replacements that the Yankees could hire (these are not rumors, just pure speculation): Mike Harkey - Worked was manager Joe Girardi's ...

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This Day In Yankees History

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December 4, 1990 - The Yankees lose former all-star pitcher and future pitching coach Dave Righetti after he signs a four-year $10 million contract to play for the San Francisco Giants. Righetti came to the Yankees as part of the trade that sent Sparky Lyle to the Texas Rangers in 1978. He pitched for the Yankees ...

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