Found April 03, 2012 on Lady At The Bat:
The Yankees 2012 season will finally get underway later this week in St Petersburg against the Tampa Bay Rays. That, of course, means that Spring Training is nearly over. It also means that another Spring of Driving Mr Yogi has come to a close.Driving Mr Yogi is the name of a new book by Harvey Araton, about the relationship between Hall Of Fame catcher Yogi Berra and Cy Young Award winner Ron Guidry. The book is based on a New York Times article Mr Araton wrote about Berra and Guidry last Spring, detailing their close bond and the time they spend together in Spring Training every year.It was a wonderful article and it is an equally wonderful book. Mr Araton does a great job of reminding readers that the Yankees not only honor their past but include it in the present. His description of therelationship between Berra and Guidry is very moving. He also gives an insightful look at the personalities ofeach man, personalities that, until I read the book, I didn't know existed.Yankee ...

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Mets Host The Yankees Today At 2 PM, Torres Batting Leadoff

The New York Yankees come to Digital Domain Park in Port St. Lucie this afternoon for the first of two spring training games against the Mets. The second game is to be played at George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa. The Yankees have not played at the Mets’ spring training home since the spring of 1995. The teams last met for a spring game in Tampa on March 30, 1996 (the Mets won...
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