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Giancarlo Stanton, MLB, New York Yankees, Pots And Pans -

“Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks! rage! blow!” —King Lear Old Man Winter (OMW), this year the King Lear of seasons, continues to stumble about, throwing snowballs, huffing and puffing where he’s no longer needed or wanted. And Mother Nature grabs OMW by the ear. An adolescent in spirit, if not in bearing, he sits […]

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#RememberWhensdays, Billy Bruton, Chicago White Sox, Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers, Elston Howard, Frank Robinson, Hank Aaron, Los Angeles Dodgers, Maury Wills, Milwaukee Braves, New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates, Roberto Clemente, Vada Pinson, Wendell Smith -

Major League Baseball wanted its black and white players to integrate at team hotels and venues during spring training. The state of Florida did not want integration. That’s how 12 of MLB’s 18 teams found themselves in the middle of an intense standoff during this week in 1961. Whispers about pulling out of the Sunshine […]

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#RememberWhensdays, Elston Howard, MLB, New York Yankees -

In 1963, Elston Howard was asked what had been the greatest day in his career. By that point, the New York Yankees catcher had helped the Bronx Bombers win four World Series (1956, 1958, 1961 and 1962) and had earned seven All-Star selections (1957-63). But Howard, a high school graduate who turned down multiple college […]

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#RememberWhensdays, Derek Jeter, MLB Playoffs, Mr. November, New York Yankees -

It was Halloween night when New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter stepped into the batter’s box in the 10th inning of Game 4 of the 2001 World Series against the Arizona Diamondbacks. That World Series game at Yankee Stadium was, for New Yorkers, therapeutic: The Yankees’ fourth straight appearance in the Fall Classic was a […]

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2017 MLB Playoffs, Boston Red Sox, Dave Roberts, Houston Astros, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees, Waymon Roberts -

HOUSTON — Angie Evans St. Julien picked up her phone and initially reacted with excitement upon hearing the voice of her first cousin, Dave Roberts. “How’s it going?” she asked. Roberts had just found out that he had been traded from the Los Angeles Dodgers to the Boston Red Sox on July 31, 2004. Rejection […]

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Baseball, Brooklyn Dodgers, Dan Bankhead, Dave Roberts, Jackie Robinson, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees -

Seventy years ago, Jackie Robinson and Dan Bankhead became the first African-Americans to play in a World Series. The pair did so in 1947, during their rookie seasons, as the Brooklyn Dodgers faced the New York Yankees. Robinson brought an end to the ban on black players in Major League Baseball when he joined the […]

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Alex Rodriguez, Hispanic Heritage Month, Latinx Heritage Month, MLB, New York Yankees, San Francisco Giants -

Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez connected on a 2-1 fastball in the bottom of the seventh inning against the San Francisco Giants on Sept. 20, 2013, sending it into the bleachers for his 24th career grand slam to surpass Yankee great Lou Gehrig’s major league record. Rodriguez’s 654th career home run, a right-field blast off […]

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Baltimore Ravens, Colin Kaepernick, Lamar Odom, LeBron James, New York Yankees, Washington Nationals, What Had Happened Was -

Game. Blouses. Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh told reporters that he’s had talks with free-agent quarterback Colin Kaepernick this summer and that there is interest between the two sides. Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco injured his back earlier this week and could miss anywhere from a week to a month of the regular season. Kaepernick, 29, […]

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#RememberWhensdays, Baseball, Billy Martin, George Steinbrenner, Kansas City Royals, MLB, New York Yankees, Reggie Jackson -

In the New York Yankees’ July 17, 1978, game against the Kansas City Royals, the defending World Series champions found themselves tied, 5-5, in the top of the 10th with outfielder Reggie Jackson standing in the batter’s box. Yankees manager Billy Martin told Jackson to bunt on his first pitch to give Thurman Munson an […]

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Aaron Judge, Bo Jackson, Home Run Derby, MLB, New York Yankees, Venus Williams, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge won the 2017 Home Run Derby after blasting his way past Miami’s Justin Bour, Los Angeles’ Cody Bellinger and Minnesota’s Miguel Sano in the final round. The superstar rookie’s 47 bombs, including the night’s longest shot of 513 feet, fell short of the Derby record (Giancarlo Stanton, […]

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#RememberWhensdays, Carlton Fisk, Chicago White Sox, Deion Sanders, MLB, New York Yankees -

If ever there was a situation in which opposites didn’t attract, it was May 22, 1990, when New York Yankees leadoff hitter Deion Sanders, aka “Neon Deion” or “Prime Time,” came into close quarters with Chicago White Sox catcher Carlton Fisk, the defender of the old order. To understand why the situation turned so combustible […]

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Derek Jeter, MLB, New York Yankees, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. O, Captain! My captain! For New York Yankees fans, the former “Captain” is returning to the Bronx, New York, this weekend to receive a commemorative plaque from the organization he spent 20 seasons with and to see his famous No. 2 jersey retired. Derek Jeter, owner of The Players’ Tribune and potential future […]

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#RememberWhensdays, MLB, New York Yankees, Oakland Athletics, Rickey Henderson -

Oakland Athletics outfielder Rickey Henderson was playing on the edge when he stepped up in his third at-bat against the New York Yankees on May 1, 1991. It might be more appropriate to say he was playing a live-action version of third time’s the charm. Three days earlier, Henderson had tied Lou Brock’s Major League […]

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Derek Jeter, Miami Marlins, MLB, New York Yankees, What Had Happened Was -

GAME. BLOUSES. On Tuesday, Derek Jeter and his business partner, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, won the auction for the Miami Marlins. The group, led by Bush, won exclusive negotiating rights with a $1.3 billion bid. At age 42, and only three years removed from his playing days with the New York Yankees, Jeter would […]

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Cover Stories, MLB, New York Yankees, Oscar Gamble -

To find one of the greatest mementos in the history of baseball, all it takes is a quick eBay search. And don’t worry, to claim this treasure, no bidding is needed. The item is listed with a “Buy It Now” price. For a whopping $2.50, the 1976 Topps Traded #74T Oscar Gamble baseball card can […]

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@AP, Derek Jeter, Hannah Jeter, Inspiration, New York Yankees -

NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter’s wife, Hannah, says they are expecting their first child together, a girl. The Sports Illustrated swimsuit star made the announcement Monday in an essay on her husband’s Player’s Tribune website. The announcement includes a photo of the 42-year-old Yankees legend holding a bouquet of pink balloons. She says Derek […]

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Gary Sanchez, MLB, New York Yankees -

When the New York Yankees and Alex Rodriguez messily split earlier this summer, manager Joe Girardi insisted the team was playing to win and that he was doing “what is right for the club and the organization.” That was hard to believe, given that many Yankees had already been shipped off or lost in one […]

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Alex Rodriguez, MLB, New York Yankees, The Undefeated -

Now that the New York Yankees and Alex Rodriguez have parted ways, special correspondent Reese Waters has an internal conversation to decide if A-Rod is truly Undefeated.

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Alex Rodriguez, David Ortiz, Derek Jeter, MLB, New York Yankees -

You can’t fault him for it, but there was an honest and uncomfortable exchange this week involving New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi. It was Tuesday night at Fenway Park, ninth inning, and the Red Sox were ahead 5-2 at the time. Alex Rodriguez was sitting on the bench – again – as his career […]

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Daily Uplift, Derek Jeter, Get Lifted, Jordan Brand, Michael Jordan, MLB, New York Yankees, Nike -

When the 2014 Major League Baseball season was over, so was Derek Jeter’s baseball career. The New York Yankees shortstop was 40 years old when he retired after that season. His 22-year career embodied respect. So you may remember the epic 90-second commercial in which celebrities, other MLB players, athletes, random fans and friends all […]

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All Day, Barack Obama, Baseball, Derek Jeter, MLB, New York Yankees -

Future Baseball Hall of Famer Derek Jeter and President Barack Obama are boys. Not necessarily super tight, but they talk trash on the golf course and dap each other up when they’re both at the same baseball game in Cuba. You know, the usual. On Wednesday, The Players’ Tribune (which Jeter founded) released an interview […]

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#RememberWhensdays, MLB, Nelson Mandela, New York Yankees -

This article has been resurfaced in honor of what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 98th birthday. It was originally published as part of The Undefeated’s #RememberWhensdays series. More than 1 million people filled the streets of New York over a three-day stretch in June 1990. There was a ticker-tape parade through the Canyon of Heroes, […]

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A-Rod, Alex Rodriguez, john sterling, New York Yankees, Sports, steroids use -

Alex Rodriguez, the embattled New York Yankee who missed all of last season under suspension […]

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A-Rod, Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees, Sports, Yuri Sucart -

The good news is that Alex Rodriguez is working out and preparing to rejoin the […]

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Alex Rodriguez, Blogs, New York Yankees, PED, Sports, Third Feature -

Alex Rodriguez, banned for a year over performance-enhancing drugs, completed his suspension with the end […]

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Derek Jeter, Joe Giradi, major leage baseball, New York Yankees, Sports -

Derek Jeter, playing in his last game at Yankee Stadium, says he did not want […]

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MLB, Mr. October, NBC Sports, New York Post, New York Yankees, News, Reggie Jackson, Sports, World Series -

NBC Sports - It’s about how the Mets didn’t draft him with the top pick in 1966 despite the fact that he was far and away the best prospect. Why? Jackson says it was racism. he said his college coach, Bobby Winkles, told him...

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Derek Jeter, Derek Jeter HGH, Derek Jeter Yankees, ESPN, New York Yankees, News, Skip Bayless, Skip Bayless Derek Jeter, Sports -

CHICAGO (AP) — Derek Jeter brushed off comments by ESPN analyst Skip Bayless, who raised the possibility the star shortstop may have revived his career by taking Human Growth Hormone...

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A-Rod, Alex Rodriguez, Baseball, Comments, New York Yankees, News, Players, Reggie Jackson, Sports, Sports Illustrated -

NEW YORK (AP) — Reggie Jackson says he made a mistake by disparaging specific players in recent remarks...

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Alex Rodriguez, Major League Baseball, New York Yankees, News, PED, Reggie Jackson, Sports, Sports Illustrated, Steroids -

Baseball Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson has reportedly been banned indefinitely from the New York Yankees clubhouse and events due to a critical comment he made in a Sports Illustrated interview about Alex 'A-Rod' Rodriguez...

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