Category: A Baseball Story

Bill Stein - Texas Rangers 1982
Posted in A Baseball Story Baseball Fantasy

Baseball Fantasy: A dream lunch with a player – who would it be?

A baseball fantasy – what else do we have now? So, let our mind wander a bit imagining a dream lunch with one major league…

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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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Mike Tauchman, New York Yankees Outfielder
Posted in A Baseball Story Yankees 2020 Yankees Roster

Mike Tauchman’s mysterious fall from grace adds concern to Yankees outfield

Mike Tauchman is one of the Yankees pointed to as a reason not to panic when injuries hit this Spring. But one hit in twenty-seven…

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Posted in A Baseball Story Mickey Mantle

Mickey Mantle: On why “The Mick” will always be my most special Yankee

Mickey Mantle as with many Yankees fans was a boyhood idol. Today, he is simultaneously my hero and anti-hero. How can that be? Let me…

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Posted in A Baseball Story Analysis Matt Harvey

Matt Harvey: Dark days and still no job for The Dark Knight

Matt Harvey stands idle as Spring Training nears. All things considered, there is no reason for this. What’s going on? Matt Harvey stands as a…

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Chase Lambin - A Baseball Story (Photo: chron.com)
Posted in A Baseball Story

Chase Lambin: A Mets draft pick and a compelling two-person baseball story

Baseball runs through Chase Lambin’s blood. But his is a love story on two levels. A journey that is compelling, inspiring, and even now not…

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Clint Frazier Gary Sanchez - Yankee enigmas (Photo: eawaz)
Posted in A Baseball Story Clint Frazier Gary Sanchez Yankees 2020 Yankees Commentary

Yankees: It’s Clint Frazier’s fault he isn’t and never will be Gary Sanchez

The Yankees have two players with curiously similar strengths and weaknesses. One gets treated with kid gloves – the other not so much. What’s up…

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Chance Adams - A free man (Photo: bergen-record)
Posted in A Baseball Story Yankees 2020 Yankees Minor Leagues

The Yankees finally release Chance Adams from purgatory

The Yankees have finally put an end to one of the most prolonged battles of a player with a desire to wear the pinstripes. Chance…

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