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Mickey Mantle - The Mick
Posted in A Baseball Story Analysis Mickey Mantle

Mickey Mantle: Lost boy, womanizer, Hall of Famer, alcoholic and more

Mickey Mantle wore life on his sleeve. He hid nothing from us, the good, bad, and the ugly. He had a reason to be so…

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Jim Abbott Against All Odds
Posted in Yankees History

Jim Abbott: A fan recalls the most unlikely no-hitter in baseball history

When Jim Abbott started for the Yanks on September 4, 1993, he recalls, “It was a cloudy day. A day game, the kind of game I…

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Mets not paying this loyal team worker (NY daily News)
Posted in Fred Wilpon Mets Commentary

Mets shamefully have yet to announce a plan to pay Citi Field workers

Once again, the Mets are acting like a penny-pinching bush-league team. This time, the focus is on out of work Citi Field workers who are…

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DJ LeMahieu - Yankees MVP 2019 (Charles Wenzelberg/New York Post)
Posted in Yankees Contract Extensions

Yankees: Why wait? Get those contract extensions out of the way

The Yankees have recently been burned twice with contract extensions. Once bitten twice shy is not the Yankees way, and it’s time to jump back…

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Aaron Boone has got this (New York Post)
Posted in Aaron Boone MLB Corona Strategy Yankees Corona virus 2020

Aaron Boone coping with reality and ways to make a short season work

Aaron Boone finds it hard to believe the Yankees aren’t in Baltimore to open the season today. But he’s a quick take, focused only on…

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Noah Syndergaard lost for 2020 season (Newsday)
Posted in Mets 2020 Mets Injuries Noah Syndergaard

Noah Syndergaard: The last nail in his self-built coffin ending his Mets career

Noah Syndergaard’s career with the Mets is all but over. He’ll reach free agency after the 2021 season, and the Mets will make no effort…

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Home of the Yankees
Posted in MLB Corona Strategy Yankees Corona virus 2020 Yankees Roster

Yankees: Players emerging as losers from the season’s interruption

Yankees players have been both helped and hurt by the postponement of the 2020 season. Here’s a look at the players who have been dealt…

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Closed For The Season (NY Daily News)
Posted in Yankees Corona virus 2020

Yankees brace to be booted out of Florida – with no direction home

The Yankees are hanging on by a whisper in trying to keep camp open in Tampa. But the state of Florida, by necessity, has other…

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