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The Sports Bank:
Mickey Mantle’s, the restaurant and bar in Central Park South named after the New York Yankees great, was shut down on June 5 after not paying rent for months. The sports bar was once part-owned by the Mickey Mantle himself. Mantle died in 1995. Current owner Chris Villano blamed the closing on a dispute with the landlord, shifting city regulations and rising food prices. Next Media Animation took a closer look at the incident and composed a tribute to the Yankees legend.
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The New York Yankees are rolling.
Winning their fifth game in a row by beating the Braves for the second night with a score of 6-4.
Skipper Joe Girardi and crew deserve the recognition here for guiding this team through all the adversity and injuries.
So now that we all know the Yankees can still win, what will GM Brian Cashman due to insure...
The New York Yankees will send right-hander Phil Hughes to the mound tonight in game one of a three-game set against the Washington Nationals. In his last outing vs. the Mets, Hughes lasted 6 1/3 innings, giving up one run (via the long-ball) and struck out six for the win. The right-hander has allowed three [...]
New York Yankees 7 — Washington Nationals 2 Phil Hughes went 6 strong innings to get the Yankees their 7th straight win in tonight’s 7-2 win over the Washington Nationals. In all of the starts by Phil Hughes, he has given up at least one home run. Today was the first start where [...]
Curtis Granderson drove in three runs, Derek Jeter had two hits and Phil Hughes pitched six innings to win his fourth straight start, and the New York Yankees won their seventh game in a row, beating the Washington Nationals 7-2 on Friday night.
Both teams entered with six-game winning streaks and leading their divisions. For the Nationals, the attention was unusual, the stands...
The Yankees selected right-handed pitcher Charlie Haslup in the 26th round out of the University of Maryland. He sat down with us for a Q&A session to talk about being drafted by the Yankees, who he would compare his game to at the big league level, to get an idea on his stuff, and more.
Fortune Magazine republishes a piece from their archives weekly. This week, their article of choice deals with the 1946 Yankees. While the focus here is on the Yankees as a business, there are enough basebally tidbits to make it a worthwhile read regardless of your interest in baseball finances. Like this one:
At center field the incomparable Joe DiMaggio catches, as Joe...
On a bright Sunday afternoon recently, both the Red Sox and Yankees sent young starting pitchers to the mound. In Toronto, Daniel Bard pitched the saddest 1 2/3 innings of his career. In his 55 pitches, he threw just 24 strikes, hitting two batters and walking another six. He allowed five runs. In Detroit, Phil Hughes pitched one of his best games ever. He went nine innings for the...
Mike Francesa outted Steve Somers as 'disgusting' yesterday.
Mike then blasted the Mets for 'being upset' with Nick Swisher. That quickly became several people told him the Mets were upset. And...
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