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Eleven years ago, James Gandolfini wowed the Yankee Stadium crowd with his reading of Lou Gehrig’s famous speech. Gandolfini, who rose to international fame as Tony Soprano in HBO’s acclaimed series The Sopranos, died Wednesday while on vacation in Italy, and the Bronx Bombers took a moment to pay their respects prior hosting the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday. Check out the pregame scene in the photo below, and keep scrolling to see Gandolfini’s rendition of Gehrig’s address. Your browser does not support iframes. Photo via Twitter/@MLB

‘Sopranos’ Restaurant Pays Classy Tribute To James Gandolfini

The conclusion of James Gadolfini’s illustrious life ended in Rome on Wednesday when the esteemed actor suffered an apparent heart attack at the young age of 51-years-old. The final moment of James Gandolfini’s infamous television character Tony Soprano’s occurred at a Bloomfield, New Jersey diner. The iconic fade-to-black series finale of The Sopranos was filmed at Holsten’s...

Life & Death According to Tony Soprano (Buona notte James Gandolfini)

James Gandolfini  1961-2013 Celebrities come and go. They whiz into our lives, and then sometimes fade out just as quickly. But sometimes one of them has the ability to make a connection with the audience, a connection that makes you feel like you could easily be a neighbor having coffee with them. James Gandolfini made that connection, and was always surprised by his celebrity status.

Greg Schiano, James Gandolfini had early Rutgers connection

TAMPA, Fla. Greg Schiano had an unlikely connection with James Gandolfini, one that helped raise awareness for a program in need of repair. Back in spring 2001, shortly after Schiano was hired to coach Rutgers, Gandolfini joined him for a commercial that promoted the universitys struggling football team. Gandolfini, who played Tony Soprano from HBOs hit show The Sopranos, earned...

James Gandolfini “Tony Soprano” Dead at age 51.

The man who played Tony Soprano dies at age 51. James Gandolfini dies in Italy last night. He was only 51 years old. He leaves behind a wife a young daughter and a son from another marriage.  The cause of death wasn’t released. It is thought that Gandolfini suffered a heart attack while on holiday in Italy. Gandolfini will always be remembered for his role in the Soprono’s where...

How James Gandolfini helped raise the profile of Rutgers football

Hollywood might have lost one of its most recognizable leading-men with the stunning and sudden death of James Gandolfini on Wednesday but, at the same time,  Rutgers University lost the celebrity face of its football team with the loss of "The Sopranos" star. Whether you were from the state of New Jersey or not, you felt like you knew the actor — whose Tony Soprano...

James Gandolfini Reportedly Dies Unexpectedly At Age 51

Numerous outlets have reported that ‘Sopranos’ actor James Gandolfini has died due to a possible stroke while in Italy.   Gandolfini was only 51 years old. first reported the story and more details as they arise.  Variety has also apparently confirmed the tragic news.  R.I. P.   Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

R.I.P. Yankee fan James Gandolfini: At least you don't have to watch this team fall apart

A great man and Yankee fan died yesterday. I'm talking about Tony Soprano. Yes, I know... critics used to talk about some guy named James Gandolfini, who supposedly "played" Tony. That's ridiculous. Anybody who ever watched the show could see that it wasn't an actor playing Tony. Somehow, HBO managed to get a real, live mob boss. I don't know how...

‘Sopranos’ diner honors James Gandolfini in classiest way possible

James Gandolfini Honored by Reds’ Todd Frazier, Who Changes At-Bat Music to ‘Sopranos’ Theme

The Sopranos was one of the most critically acclaimed television shows of all time and, on Monday, series star James Gandolfini passed away. If you’re not familiar with the show, it revolves around a New Jersey crime family, a modern-day take on the mobster genre. Well, it just so happens that Reds third baseman Todd Frazier is a Jersey boy — he played on the team from Tom...

Cut to Black: James Gandolfini, 1961-2013

TV The star of the Sopranos may have passed away, but his legacy lives on.

Todd Frazier Honors James Gandolfini By Changing At-Bat Song To ‘Sopranos’ Theme

Cincinnati Reds infielder and New Jersey native Todd Frazier decided to honor actor James Gandolfini, who suddenly passed away earlier this week, by changing his at-bat song to the theme of The Sopranos. Gandolfini’s defining role came as the lead character, Tony Soprano, in the hit HBO series, which ran from 1999-2007. Frazier is from Toms River, N.J. (he still lives there) and...

Recall with us James Gandolfini reciting Lou Gehrig's famous farewell speech at Yankee Stadium

June 1, 2002: James Gandolfini recited Lou Gehrig's famous farewell speech at Yankee Stadium Your browser does not support iframes. **Follow us on Twitter, View Blitz Viral Videos, or Return to... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

James Gandolfini once recited Lou Gehrig's famous speech in 2002

Back on June 2002, recently-deceased actor James Gandolfini recited Lou Gehrig's famous speech at Yankees Stadium. Your browser does not support iframes. Chills...bro...Chills...

James Gandolfini helped Knicks recruit LeBron James back in 2010

With the passing of legendary actor James Gandolfini at the mere age of 51 due to a heart attack, Hollywood lost one of the greatest actors to grace the small/large screen in the process. When James was living, he was a pretty big fan of the New York Knicks and back in the grand year that was 2010, Gandolfini reprised his old role of “Tony Soprano” to help court then-free agent...

More On A Creative Team Member Leaving, MITB Sold Out?

Partial Source: – As we reported last night here on the website, WWE creative team member David Kreizman gave his notice over the last week or so. We’re told Kreizman will be staying on through the fall in order to finish up with the storylines he had been heading up and to help the company find his replacement. – The July 14th, 2013 WWE Money in the Bank pay...
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