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Jorge Posada makes retirement official

If you missed it, after 17 years, seven pennants, and five World Series championships Jorge Posada announced his retirement from baseball on Tuesday morning. Here are some links to quotes and news items surrounding the presser: Our own Mike Sommer wrote up a Classic Yankee for Jorge. Our own Brian Burkhart (welcome back!) discussed his Hall of Fame ...

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Jorge Posada and The Hall of Fame

Jorge Posada officially announced his retirement today and undoubtedly there will be a lot of talk about retiring Jorge’s number and his possible induction into the MLB Hall of Fame 5 years from now. The general consensus seems to be that his number will be retired, but that he falls short of the HOF. I ...

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Classic Yankees: Jorge Posada

With the retirement of Jorge Posada, he now becomes a “Classic Yankee.” No team in baseball can match the Yankees for five catchers the quality of Bill Dickey, Yogi Berra, Elston Howard, Thurman Munson, and Posada. While there was hope (now gone) that Jesus Montero could join that quintet, who knows who will come along in ...

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Posada will hold press conference to announce retirement on Tuesday

Jorge Posada came up for a cup of coffee in 1995 and 17 years later he will officially retire. The Yankees will hold a press conference on Tuesday where Posada will formally announce his retirement from Major League Baseball, according to Mark Hale of the NY Post. Posada just finished up the final year of a four-year ...

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Rumor: Posada still retiring despite Montero trade

After the Yankees traded DH Jesus Montero to the Mariners it slightly, just barely, opened the door for Jorge Posada to un-retire and return as part of a DH platoon next season. However, according to Jack Curry of the YES Network, Posada will go ahead with his retirement as planned. Not a big shock, but based ...

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Rumor: Very small chance Posada returns as DH

As the Yankees search for their next DH, Jon Heyman of CBS Sports asked them if they might consider bringing Jorge Posada back again now that Jesus Montero is out of the picture. However he was told that there is a "very small chance" that they would go that route. Heyman gave it about a ...

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Jorge Posada will announce retirement soon

The Yankees Core Four is down to two. After 17 seasons in the majors and five World Series rings, Jorge Posada is set to announce his retirement within the next two weeks, according to Sweeny Murti of WFAN. There was little doubt that Posada's Yankees career was over, but the catcher who will at least get Hall ...

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Rumor: Jorge Posada wants to join the Miami Marlins

It seems as if Jorge Posada is determined to play next season. First we heard that he reached out to the Mets, although both sides denied that (typical) and now we hear that he would like to play for the Marlins, according to Jon Heyman of Sports Illustrated. This is a fit in the sense that ...

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