I had a quite a few choices for this number. I could have gone the easy route and just written about John Flaherty. Or I could have gone old school and written about Gene Michael, Mickey Rivers or Oscar Gamble.
Instead, I’m focusing on a performance by a man who wasn’t in Pinstripes long – he came over in a trade deadline move and played with the Yankees until the sixth game of the 2010 American League Championship Series when they lost to Texas, ending their Championship reign and allowing the chance for another team – the San Francisco Giants – to take home the World Series trophy.
That man was Lance Berkman and the performance came in Game Two of the 2010 Division Series against the Minnesota Twins.
It was Thursday October 7 and the Yankees already had a 1-0 lead in the series.
I was manning my Twitter account and live tweeting the game with my fellow Yankee fan followers like I did that whole postseason.… Click here to read the rest