Found April 03, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
When all is said and done, Derek Jeter will be remembered as one of the greatest players of all time. For Ozzie Guillen, all is said and done. Even George Costanza may not think as highly of Jeter as Guillen does, as evidenced by the comments Ozzie made about the Yankees shortstop on Monday after an exhibition between Miami and New York. “My favorite player in the history of the game — nobody represents baseball better than that guy, Derek Jeter,” Guillen said according to MLB.com. “Nobody. Not Mickey Mantle, Not Babe Ruth, Not Willie Mays. We all respect the Hall of Famers and the people who played in the past and who were great for this game. Derek Jeter is in the top two. This guy played the game right, won a lot of championships. Never got in trouble off the field. On the field, represents baseball the way it should be. Amazing. He has been my favorite player for a long time. “You don’t see any player walk to the field and get a standing ovation just when we got to stretch, an...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

MLB Preview: New York Yankees Ready For Centerstage

Some think the AL East is a wide open division, I don’t. I think the New York Yankees are a near lock to win the division. They have more pitching, better hitting and superior finances than anyone else in the game, let alone the East. It seems to me that what we should be talking about in regards to this team is whether or not they can clinch the home field advantage. There are...

Joba Chamberlain’s Subtalar Dislocation

Joba Chamberlain of the New York Yankees addressed the media last Tuesday to discuss the injury he sustained the week prior while playing with his son on a trampoline in a recreation center. Though Chamberlain has said he will return to the mound before the close of the 2012 season, no one is counting on it. The 26 year-old right-hander, who was already fighting his way back from...

White Sox Off Day Episode 2: Season Preview With Tom Fornelli

Tonight, KVB and I will be hosting the second episode of White Sox Off Day, the final episode before the 2012 season begins and we get on our normal schedule. Our guest this evening will be Tom Fornelli of South Side Asylum, and we will discuss a smorgasbord of White Sox topics with Spring Training coming to a close. Among the topics: The final composition of the 25-man roster...

Reks Comments on Backstage Segment, Natalya Says She’s Confused About Beth, More

- Besides Alex Rodriguez, MLB stars Robinson Cano and Eduardo Nunez were also in attendance for last night’s WrestleMania 28 pay-per-view from Miami. - Carolina Panther Deangelo Williams, who competed with Batista in the triathlon, was in attendance for WrestleMania. - Tyler Reks and Curt Hawkins appeared during WrestleMania 28 after rapper Flo Rida shoved Heath Slater into a wall...

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...

Yankees 10, Marlins 8

Derek Jeter and Nick Swisher each had two hits, Robinson Cano drove in two runs and the New York Yankees beat Miami 10-8 on Sunday in the first exhibition between major league clubs at Marlins Park. CC Sabathia tuned up for Friday's opening day start at Tampa Bay, allowing four hits and three runs in four innings. Yankees closer Mariano Rivera gave up a run in his inning of...

Marlins fall to Yankees in new Marlins Park

MIAMI (AP) -- Derek Jeter and Nick Swisher each had two hits, Robinson Cano drove in two runs and the New York Yankees beat Miami 10-8 on Sunday in the first exhibition between major league clubs at Marlins Park. CC Sabathia tuned up for Friday's opening day start at Tampa Bay, allowing four hits and three runs in four innings. Yankees closer Mariano Rivera gave up a run in...
MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.