Countdown to Spring Training: 31

This one here is straight out of left field…well, center field is more like it. In digging up stuff for this series, I wanted to try to touch on a lot of different Yankee players. The obvious choices for 31 were Hall of Famer Dave Winfield and (should be HOFer) Read more

Countdown to Spring Training: 36

Welcome to a new feature I’m going to be running here at TYA. As we count down to Spring Training, I’m gong to be taking that day’s number and relate it to something significant in Yankee history. For today, with 36 days left until Spring Training begins, I’m going to take a look at the...

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A retired number measuring stick

Yesterday, all of our rooms got a little dusty between 11 AM and noon as Jorge Posada announced his retirement from Major League Baseball. There is no doubt that Posada was a great Yankee. He gave us so many incredible memories and I cannot wait for the day when Jorge is brought...

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Great Yankees By WAR: First Base

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This is the second in what will be an extended series of posts that will run over the summer. I will do one post covering the top 5 Yankees by WAR (Wins Above Replacement) at each position, plus a second profile piece on one player at each position...

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A Milestone that Will Attract Little Fanfare

2010 is going to be a big year for Alex Rodriguez. Coming off of his first World Series win, the focus will be shifted back to Alex’s personal accomplishments, as he has many looming for this season. He will be seeking his 13th straight season with at least 30 home runs and...

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And you thought today’s MVP voters were bad!

Last night before I went to bed I took a look at Lou Gehrig’s stats on Baseball Reference. That’s the kind of guy I am. I’ve been obsessed with baseball history since I was...

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The Run Scoring of an All-Time Lineup

In his post yesterday about the potential batting order for 2010, Steve posted an image of a lineup card for what appears to be an All-Time Yankee team. Obviously, that team is just stacked. So stacked, in fact, that it got me thinking–what would my all time Yankee batting look like and how many...

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Is Jeter The Greatest YANKEE?

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Yes, the word Yankee is all caps on purpose. You see, this morning two brothers posted a guest article over at Lohud suggesting that Derek Jeter is the greatest Yankee of all time. They were soundly ripped in the comments, as most of the commenters rightly noted...

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Tex and A-Rod … Ruth and Gehrig?

In 2009 Mark Teixeira and Alex Rodriguez combined for 69 home runs, 222 RBI and 181 runs scored. That they put up those numbers even though they only played 124 games together makes their...

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