Found October 09, 2012 on
When people say the O's aren't carrying a lot of experience into their American League Division Series against the Yankees, they usually mean the young players. But on Sunday night, another part of the Orioles contingent was showing that Baltimore may have forgotten what it's like to be on the big stage -- or just the regular baseball stage, for that matter. Two Maryland state troopers who were at Camden Yards as part of the game's security detail asked Derek Jeter and Nick Swisher for autographs in the Yankees dugout during the top of the ninth inning, the New York Post reports. The troopers violated a (very spoken) rule of professional sports, where everyone from team staff to writers to local cops are expected to do their job and refrain from fan-like activities such as asking for autographs or photos. But they also did it at the worst of times -- Jeter and Swisher were both due up in the inning, during which the Yankees staged a five-run rally to put...

Cops asked Yankees for autographs

Two Maryland state troopers reportedly asked Yankees stars Derek Jeter and Nick Swisher for their autographs during Sunday's playoff game in Baltimore.

Yankees Injury News: Derek Jeter Exits Game 3

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter exited last night’s Game 3 of the American League Division Series in the 9th inning. While it was more of a defensive substitution, Jeter had been battling a sore foot. In the 3rd inning Jeter fouled a Miguel Gonzalez pitch off his left foot. He was able to remain in the game until the 9th, but he was noticeably impacted on the...

Maryland State Troopers Ask Yankees For Autographs During Game

During last night's Baltimore Orioles-New York Yankees ALDS game, two Maryland State Troopers assigned to the Yankees dugout asked players for autographs. The troopers entered the Yankee dugout in the ninth inning of the Yankees win and asked Nick Swisher and Derek Jeter for autographs. A witness to the event said, "Swish was livid", referring to Nick Swisher. Derek...

Yankees reportedly annoyed by Maryland state troopers asking for autographs

There is an appropriate time and place for everything, even police officers asking professional baseball players for autographs. The ninth inning of Game 1 of the ALDS is not the time nor the place. As if asking the Yankees players for their autographs during a game wouldn’t be strange enough, some Maryland state troopers reportedly asked the Bombers for them during the most crucial...

Jeter in bathroom during Martin's HR

The Captain revealed to Yahoo! Sports' Jeff Passan that he was a bit indisposed during Russell Martin's ninth-inning go-ahead bomb vs. the Orioles on Sunday. 

Jeter triples, Yanks and O's tied at 1 in Game 3

Derek Jeter hit an RBI triple just past bubble-blowing center fielder Adam Jones, moving the New York Yankees into a 1-all tie with the Baltimore Orioles after three innings Wednesday night in Game 3 of their AL division series. The best-of-five series was tied at 1 game apiece, with all remaining games in the Bronx. With Russell Martin on third following a one-out double off Miguel...

Derek Jeter tops annual popularity contest

Love him or hate him, Derek Jeter is still the most popular kid in school. came out with their list of the top 20 selling jerseys since the 2012 All-Star break and there aren’t really any names that don’t belong. However, there are some names that surprised me. Jeter is number one followed by Josh Hamilton, Ichiro Suzuki, Bryce Harper and Mike Trout. It’s...

Talkin' Jeffrey Maier with the Ballhawks

Sixteen years ago, Jeffrey Maier became a household name in both New York and Baltimore.Alright, it might be a stretch to call dude a "household name", but the 12-year-old did, at the very least, get his fifteen minutes of fame.You see, on October 9, 1996, Maier stuck his glove over the rightfield fence at Yankee Stadium and snared what would be a Derek Jeter home run ball...

Which Players Had The Best Selling Jerseys In 2012

The MLB and the MLBPA released information on what players have the most popular jersey sales and once again the New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter tops the list according to the Biz of Baseball.Here are the the top twenty players:Derek Jeter, New York YankeesJosh Hamilton, Texas RangersIchiro Suzuki, New York YankeesBryce Harper, Washington NationalsMike Trout, LA Angels of AnaheimAndrew...

Jeffrey Maier not attending games between Orioles and Yankees

The 1996 post season hero will not be attendance when the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees play this year. Jeffrey Maier says he will not attend the games. “Tell them I am going to watch it sitting in my living room over the fireplace on a Samsung,” Maier told The New York  Post from his New Hamphsire home Saturday night. Maier became infamous when he reached over the...

ALDS Game 1 Lineups

YANKEES Derek Jeter SS Ichiro Suzuki LF Alex Rodriguez 3B Robinson Cano 2B Nick Swisher RF Mark Teixeira 1B Curtis Granderson CF Russell Martin C Raul Ibanez DH LHP CC Sabathia ORIOLES Nate McLouth LF J.J. Hardy SS Adam Jones CF Matt Wieters C Mark Reynolds 1B Chris Davis DH Lew Ford RF Manny Machado 3B Robert Andino 2B RHP Jason Hammel

ALDS Game 3 Lineups

YANKEES (1-1) Derek Jeter SS Ichiro Suzuki LF Alex Rodriguez DH (WHY!?!?!?!?) Robinson Cano 2B Nick Swisher RF Mark Teixeira 1B Curtis Granderson CF Russell Martin C Eric Chavez 3B Pitching: RHP Hiroki Kuroda ORIOLES (1-1) Nate McLouth LF J.J. Hardy SS Chris Davis RF Adam Jones CF Matt Wieters C Jim Thome DH Mark Reynolds Dh Ryan Flaherty 2B Manny Machado...
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