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Longtime Yankees catcher Jorge Posada, who spent his entire 17-year Major League career in pinstripes, announced his retirement during a Tuesday morning news conference at Yankee Stadium.
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Jorge Posada played 17 seasons in the same pinstripes that Thurman Munson sported for 11 years. But the link between the two former Yankees catchers goes well beyond the uniforms that they donned. Munson's wife, Diana, shed some light on the link during Posada's retirement news conference on Tuesday. She credits Posada as the person who brought baseball back into her life...
What Jorge Posada did was special. Still, players who aren't fortunate enough to spend their entire careers with the same organization can, and often do, end up indelibly linked to just one franchise.
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It could have ended ugly for Jorge Posada. But instead, the 40-year-old All-Star catcher retires on his terms. Danny Knobler says Posada made it easy on the Yankees, and also got the farewell he deserved.
NEW YORK (AP) - Jorge Posada was watching television when he saw speculation on which teams were interested in signing him as a free agent."They put my face on different uniforms," he said. "And it didn't look good."He began a Yankee and ended as a Yankee, spending his entire career ...
NEW YORK - Flanked by his wife and children, with five World Series trophies sitting on a table to his right, Jorge...
Flanked by his wife and children, with five World Series trophies sitting on a table to his right, Jorge Posada announced his retirement.
Jorge Posada is scheduled to announce his retirement today at 11 a.m. The press conference is all wrong. It should be to reveal he is coming back to the Yankees for one more season.
So often the instinct is to tell athletes when to retire. Here is one vote...
After 17 seasons in pinstripes, New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada announced his retirement on Tuesday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.
In an emotional press conference, the five-time All-Star backstop, with teammates Derek Jeter, CC Sabathia and Mariano Rivera and Yankees GM Brian Cashman, among other team officials in the audience, gave thanks to everyone from minor league coaches...