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Classic Yankees: Graig Nettles

If I asked you about a Yankee who once played for Cleveland, who wore #9 for the Yankees, who was brought to the Yankees because he was a dead pull hitter whose swing was perfect for Yankee Stadium, who didn’t … Continue reading

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Yankees 2011 Old Timer’s Day Roster

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 … Continue reading

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Graig Nettles: The Forgotten Yankee Captain

When the Yankees acquired Graig Nettles in a trade with the Cleveland Indians, they had no idea of how good a player they were getting. Coming in at 6’0″ 180 lbs, Nettles was hardly a player you would expect to … Continue reading

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