Lou Piniella

God only knows how late Yankee owner, George M. Steinbrenner, would feel about the team’s off-season moves, but I’d like to think that The Boss would have given the news that Lou Piniella had returned to the fold the thumbs up. “Sweet Lou” – nicknamed for both his great swing […]

Welcome back, “Sweet” Lou

At the recent Old-Timer’s Day, Yankees fans got a true treat in the return of “Sweet” Lou Piniella to the Stadium wearing Yankees’ pinstripes. Piniella has been around the majors in his career as a player and manager. He has worn many hats. But the colorful, passionate, outspoken, and hotheaded […]

Classic Yankees: Lou Piniella

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Via Mike Mazzeo of ESPN New York: “My managing career is over,” said Lou Piniella, who made his Old-Timers’ debut on Sunday afternoon. “I’m gonna enjoy my family. My grandkids. I’m gonna enjoy my life. “There comes a time for everybody, and my time came last year. I made the […]

Lou Piniella: My Managing Career is Over

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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 2011 Old Timer’s Day Roster