Tag: baseball

The Lesson Of George Steinbrenner

An article by posted on July 14, 2010 0 Comments

The All-Star break is usually a time of rest and reprieve for many Major Leaguers and fans alike. On July 13, just 9 days past his 80th birthday, George Steinbrenner, owner of the New York Yankees, passed away from a massive heart attack. His life and career was tumultuous and as NBC Sports columnist Mike […]

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George Steinbrenner Dies of Heart Attack

An article by posted on July 13, 2010 0 Comments

As you may have heard, this morning at 6:30 AM in Tampa, Florida, New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner passed away after suffering a massive heart attack. We want to extend our condolences on the passing of one of the giants of the game and a New York icon. Rest In Peace George. “He was an […]

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The Booing of Jason Bay or Why Some Fans are Idiots

An article by posted on July 12, 2010 0 Comments

When I heard Jason Bay get booed it was the last straw. The last straw as far as keeping my feelings about the booing of home team players as simply a rant among my friends. It was bad enough when David Wright was booed during last season and earlier this year. But when I heard […]

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There’s No “I” In Team, But There Is An “I” In Whining

An article by posted on July 4, 2010 0 Comments

Just last week my boss called me into his office and pointed out a mistake I had made. It was something stupid on my part. He gave me an FYI, we talked about it for a couple minutes and I went back to my desk. However, when I returned, I didn’t have to listen to […]

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Why I Don’t Trust Jerry in a Pennant Race

An article by posted on June 30, 2010 0 Comments

I have a feeling that I would really enjoy having a philosophical conversation about life with Jerry Manuel. A conversation about baseball strategy? Not so much. Jerry says and does a lot of incomprehensible things when it comes to running a baseball team and last night’s game against the Marlins took the cake. While I […]

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Is Lee On The Move Soon?

An article by posted on June 29, 2010 0 Comments

So the continuing saga…continues… Geoff Baker has struck again on his Marinerblog for the Seattle Times. Baker, a great baseball writer for the Seattle Times, believes Cliff Lee will be on the move, maybe even after tonights game vs. the Yankees in the Bronx. He concludes that the Met package would be enough to trump the Twins […]

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Steroids And Baseball, Continued

An article by posted on June 24, 2010 0 Comments

The following paragraph is part of a letter that I wrote – it was published in the New York Times on January 26, 2004. “President Bush mentioned the issue of steroids in sports in his State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 21, 2004. As a lifelong baseball fan, I am very concerned about […]

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A Few Bad Pitches, A Few Bad Swings…

An article by posted on June 21, 2010 0 Comments

Cue in the morning after the storm… The morning after the final chapter in the 2010 subway series has concluded and after all is said and done, the Mets and Yankees have drawn even after six games played.  Looking back on the 2010 Subway Series as a Mets fan, one can only think about what […]

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A Mets “Magic Moment” Turns 30

An article by posted on June 14, 2010 0 Comments

The date June 14th, as a sports fan, holds significance for me personally.  Sixteen years ago today, the New York Rangers beat the Vancouver Canucks in a seven game series on home ice to end their then-54 year Stanley Cup drought.  I always remember dancing in the streets (literally) by Madison Square Garden with fellow […]

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Mets Ye Olde Candy Shoppe

An article by posted on June 10, 2010 0 Comments

I had a little fun while watching my Mets this afternoon and came up with some yummy confectionery goodies. So feel free to stock up and indulge your Mets sweet tooth!  This was the first one I designed and the one that got me on a creative roll. How awesome have our two former first rounders been […]

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