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BERNIE WILLIAMS RUMORS

Magic Number Revisited

The magic number is 2, remember?Once we eke out our 2 runs, and no other offense appears via home runs, the Yankees are finished for the day.  No extra base hits, no lead-off hitters on base.  Just an endless, and boringly predictable, series of strike outs, meek ground balls, and pop-ups....some, reaching the outfield.As soon as Washington had two runs, I knew the game was over...

Bernie Williams officially retires from Yankees, 9 years after final game

  Former New York Yankees center fielder Bernie Williams has officially retired — finally. The four-time World Series champion last played in 2006 and has already appeared on the Hall of Fame ballot and been dropped for a lack of votes. He agreed to a minor league contract Friday, then signed retirement papers during a ceremony at Yankee Stadium before the Subway Series opener...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bernie Williams finally retires 9 years later

NEW YORK (AP) Former New York Yankees center fielder Bernie Williams has officially retired - finally. The four-time World Series champion last played in 2006 and has already appeared on the Hall of Fame ballot and been dropped for a lack of votes. He agreed to a minor league contract Friday, then signed retirement papers during a ceremony at Yankee Stadium before the Subway Series...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Bernie Williams to (Finally) Retire

From the “How/Why is This a Thing We’re Talking About Department” comes this. .@bw51official will formally sign his retirement papers at a press conference on Friday at Yankee Stadium. pic.twitter.com/kX7KAXjlTZ — New York Yankees (@Yankees) April 22, 2015 That’s right…3127 days (or 8 years, 6 months and 23 days) since his last regular season at bat, Bernie Williams...
Via Hall of Very Good
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Reign delay: Bernie Williams to retire as a Yankee on Friday

  The Yankees say Bernie Williams will sign a minor-league contract Friday and then retire, nine years after playing his last game. New York said Wednesday it will host a news conference with Williams before Friday night's game against the Mets, and Williams will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. Williams became a free agent after the 2006 season, declined the Yankees' offer...
Via AP on Fox
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Williams to sign minor league deal with Yanks, then retire

NEW YORK (AP) The Yankees say Bernie Williams will sign a minor league contract Friday and then retire, nine years after playing his last game. New York said Wednesday it will host a news conference with Williams before Friday night's game against the Mets, and Williams will throw out the ceremonial first pitch. Williams became a free agent after the 2006 season, declined the Yankees...
Via AP on Fox
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Bernie Williams will officially retire

After nine years out of the league, Bernie Williams will officially be retiring on Friday, April 24th, 2015. The team announced VIA Twitter that the beloved outfielder will sign his retirement papers on Friday during a press conference at the stadium. .@bw51official will formally sign his retirement papers at a press conference on Friday at Yankee Stadium. pic.twitter.com/kX7KAXjlTZ...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Yankees Retire #51

Ruth, Gehrig, Mantle, DiMaggio, Berra. Yankee legends dot Monument Park, their numbers and facsimiles added to the historic walk that brings pride to every NY fan. While these players will forever be remembered as some of the greatest in baseball, there is a new generation of legends headed to Monument Park this year. Andy Pettitte, Yankee prized pitcher, and Jorge Posada, one of...
Via isportsweb.com
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Bernie Williams played guitar at Jeter's last game

Under normal circumstances, the Boston Red Sox probably wouldn’t invite a former New York Yankee to perform “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” at Fenway Park. These weren’t normal circumstances. Derek Jeter played the final game of his illustrious 20-year career at Fenway Park on Sunday, and the Red Sox rolled out all the stops with a pregame ceremony for the Yankees captain....
Via NESN.com
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernie Williams plays national anthem at Knicks game

A familiar face took center court at Madison Square Garden prior to the New York Knicks-Miami Heat game Saturday night. New York Yankees legend Bernie Williams was on hand to entertain the nearly 20,000 in attendance. Bernie Williams performs the National Anthem prior to Heat/Knicks on @espn. pic.twitter.com/spyL0jDwNM — NBA (@NBA) February 2, 2014 And in case you were...
Via Hall of Very Good
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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