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Top 10 rookie performances in Yankees history

In the rich history of the New York Yankees organization, hundreds of rookies have come through the organization. I thought I’d take a loot at the 10 best rookies seasons in Yankees history, and see how they match up against … Continue reading

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Let Us Now Praise Game-Tying Grand Slams

First the bad news;  Lou Gehrig’s career Grand Slam record of 23 was tied last week and likely will be broken within my lifetime.  Now the good news;  it was tied by another Yankee, Alex Rodriguez.   I’ll be rooting for … Continue reading

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A-Rod ties Gehrig as all-time grand slams leader

Alex Rodriguez‘s grand slam wasn’t just a shot that changed the direction of Tuesday night’s game, it was also a historic shot as well as he tied Lou Gehrig for first place on the all-time grand slams list at 23 … Continue reading

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Lou Gehrig’s Disease: May is National ALS Awareness Month

It’s probably the most famous speech a Major League Baseball player has ever delivered despite over seventy years of history been then and now. Delivered on the 4th of July from behind home plate at a sold-out Yankee Stadium, Lou … Continue reading

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