Tag Archives: Lou Piniella

Welcome back, “Sweet” Lou

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 and sarcastically for his fiery ...

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YES MEN: The Yankees Broadcast Team 2012

Baseball announcers can sometimes be like a part of your team. We spend so much time listening to their descriptions and accounts of the game, their opinions and their stories that we equate their voices with the team on the field. The team may change from season to season, but many announcers are there in ...

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Sweet Lou Piniella to join the YES Network

The Yankees are bringing in a familiar name - former player, coach, manager, and nemisis - Lou Piniella, to join them as a special contributor at the YES Network this upcoming season, according to Bob Raissman of the NY Daily News. Rumors that he would join them in the broadcast booth go back to December and ...

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Sweet Lou Piniella close to joining the Yankees on YES

The man Yankees fans loved and later loved to hate as a visiting manager, Lou Piniella, is close to signing a deal that would bring him back to the Bronx as a broadcaster for the YES Network, according to Bob Raissman of the NY Daily News. Sweet Lou actually broadcasted Yankees games in 1989 for MSG ...

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Classic Yankees: Lou Piniella

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 Piniella was a perfect fit for ...

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Lou Piniella: My Managing Career is Over

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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 right decision. I don’t ...

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Yankees 2011 Old Timer’s Day Roster

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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 who will be in attendance: Luis Arroyo Jesse ...

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Yankees Want Lou Piniella Back in Advisor Role

Yankees co-owner Hank Steinbrenner met with former Cubs and Yankees manager Lou Piniella on Thursday and invited him to re-join the Yankees in an advisor role, according to the Chicago Tribune. Piniella retired from managing after 23 years this season in order to care for his mother. He has said that he will not return to ...

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