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MLB.com Compiles Awesome List Of Top 25 Baseball Moments On ‘Seinfeld’

“Seinfeld” might have debuted over 25 years ago, but the show remains timeless even today. That includes all of the connections the comedy made to America’s pastime, and there sure are a lot of them. So many that MLB.com was able to create a list of the top 25 baseball-related moments on “Seinfeld,” bringing middle-aged men and women back to their childhood all over again...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Hey, Hal, when you were passing out all those Monument Park invitations, you forgot one

So, we have two new members of the Monument Park fraternity this weekend. Congratulations, Goose Gossage and Tino Martinez.We'll have a bunch more plaques put up over the next few years ... we've got Paul O'Neill, Joe Torre and Bernie Williams announced, and that doesn't even figure the inevitable Jeter-Rivera-Pettitte-Posada run. At this rate, they may have to rebuild...
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June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernie Williams Breaks Down the 2014 Yankees

"I haven't been following them that much."
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–June 8, 1993

1993: The Yankees scored five runs in the ninth for a 9-4 win over the Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Billy Brewer walked leadoff hitter Spike Owen, but the rest of the damage was done against Rusty Meacham, who allowed four singles and a double in the inning. Pat Kelly’s single drove in the go-ahead run, with Bernie Williams and Jim Leyritz picking up RBI singles. Mike Gallego’s...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History: May 29, 1994

1994: The Royals scored five runs in the first two innings, but needed a three-run eighth to put away a 10-6 win over the Yankees at Kauffman Stadium. Four batters into the bottom of the first, the Royals had three runs off Yankees starter Terry Mulholland. Vince Coleman led off with a triple and scored on Wally Joyner’s single. One out later, Dave Henderson homered to left...
Via Pine Tar Press
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

At the rate Monument Park is expanding, by 2030, the Yankees will need to annex the Crimea

Yesterday - finally finished with fighting the Evil Umpire - the Evil Empire announced plans to enshrine Paul O'Neill, Joe Torre, Goose Gossage and Tino Martinez in Monument Park, which is expanding at a rate that would give Vladimir Putin a chubby. Next year, they will add Bernie Williams. Of course, they eventually will toss in Derek Jeter, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada, Why...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Set to Honor Yankee Legends This Year

The New York Yankees just sent out a press release regarding the upcoming Old Timers Day celebration, retirement of Hall of Fame manger Joe Torre’s number 6, and other Yankee legends including Paul O’Neill, Goose Gossage, Tino Martinez and Bernie Williams. Just to clarify things the team will only be retiring Torre’s number, but will honor the rest with plaques in Monument...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeter makes final appearance in Milwaukee, site of big '95 moment

MILWAUKEE -- Derek Jeter hasn't spent much time in Milwaukee over his illustrious 20-year career with the New York Yankees, but the future Hall of Famer recorded his first big hit in the major leagues at Milwaukee County Stadium. As a 21-year-old September call-up in 1995, Jeter served as an emergency fill in and helped lift the Yankees to a crucial win as they chased a playoff...
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May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

John Sterling debuts ridiculous new home run call

New York Yankees play by play man John Sterling is known for his trademark home run calls that make some kind of ridiculous pun on the player’s name.  Calls like “It’s an A-bomb from A-Rod” for Alex Rodriguez or “Bern baby Bern” for Bernie Williams or calling Jason Giambi the “Giambino.” Rookie infielder Dean Anna hit his first home run for the Yankees yesterday...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Simon to perform at baseball Hall of Fame

Paul Simon has been added to a concert that is part of the Baseball Hall of Fame's 75th anniversary celebration. The Hall said Wednesday that the 12-time Grammy Award winner and longtime baseball fan will perform August 2 at Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown, N.Y. The Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra and former New York Yankees outfielder Bernie Williams also will perform. ...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

He's all yours, Seattle! And a note from Yankee fans everywhere: Good luck in figuring out what makes Robbie run.

In today's Daily News, John Harper piles 400 words atop a question that has dogged Yankeekind for a decade: Why did an otherwise great player thumb his nose at tradition, teammates and the fan base by jogging out routine grounders? Yes, now that he's playing for Microsoft, the NYC media is finally wondering about Robbie Cano's hard drive.To be sure, folks mentioned it...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeter's decision to retire signals end of an era

One by one, Derek Jeter watched them walk away. His baseball brothers in pinstripes, the gang that grew up champions. Bernie Williams was the first to go. Then, best buddy Jorge Posada. Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte said goodbye together just a few months ago. And now, the last link to the latest run of New York Yankees dominance is ready to retire. When the captain revealed...
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February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 15 all-time coolest Yankees (continued): Numbers 7 through 5

Remember this, from the Smithsonian's "American Cool" exhibition: What do we mean when we say someone is "cool"? Cool is a supreme compliment that evokes people who exude rebellious self-expression, charisma, edge, and mystery.Wait a minute. Did they say mystery? Hmm... That vaults Kevin Maas into the top 100! But not quite here.Continuing our quest...7...
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February 12, 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...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles sign two international teenagers

The Orioles announced on Thursday the signing of two international corner infielders -- both teenagers -- that club executive vice president Dan Duquette believes are “potential everyday major league players that can hit in the middle of the lineup.” They are: 17-year-old first baseman Carlos Diaz, a 6-foot-2, 200-pound left-handed hitter who was purchased from the Mexico City...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Late MLB players' union head Weiner remembered

Late baseball players' union head Michael Weiner is being remembered at a memorial service for his courage and grace after being diagnosed with a fatal brain tumor. Retired infielder Craig Counsell, former union chief Donald Fehr and Rabbi Ellen Lewis were among the speakers Monday night. Retired All-Star outfielder Bernie Williams played a guitar version of ''Take Me...
Via AP on Fox
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Yankees retire the numbers of Bernie Williams, Jorge Posada in 2014?

By the end of 2014, could the Yankees have retired more than Joe Torre's No. 6? Hal Steinbrenner has hinted at the possibility. Toree's number likely will be retired sometime this season. The longtime Yankees manager was voted into the Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee in Decemebr. He'll be inducted in July. Torre "may not be the only one" not see his...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Beltran Hates Your Team

Eat My Dick Mets Fans After singing with the Yankees, Carlos Beltran was predictably asked a bunch of  questions about his tenure with the Mets.  Obviously this was important since the New York sports beat writers consist of trolls and half breeds who would rather piss off tons of people rather than report about a boring introductory press conference.   Beltran made some douchey...
Via Total Sports Blog
December 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Carlos Beltran Formally Introduced for the New York Yankees

Carlos Beltran was formally introduced as a member of the New York Yankees today. There weren't many questions at the introduction, a usual occurrence at these kinds of things but Carlos did talk about how he grew up a fan of the Yankees and that his favorite player was Bernie Williams. He also said that his main motivation was to win a World Series and that he believes...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Like so many, Carlos Beltran has always wanted to be a Yankee

Carlos Beltran was formally introduced as a Yankee this morning and just as many have in the past, he gushed over the opportunity to play for the only team that really matters in New York. “I grew up being a Yankee fan. I grew up being a Bernie Williams fan,” Beltran said at today’s introductory press conference. “As a player, and first of all as a fan, I used to...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Carlos Beltran Formerly Introduced for the New York Yankees

Carlos Beltran was formally introduced as a member of the New York Yankees today. There weren't many questions at the introduction, a usual occurrence at these kinds of things but Carlos did talk about how he grew up a fan of the Yankees and that his favorite player was Bernie Williams. He also said that his main motivation was to win a World Series and that he believes...
Via YanksinExile.com
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees continue to do adorable things at player introductory press conferences (photos)

“I grew up being a @Yankees fan. I grew up being a Bernie Williams fan.” – @carlosbeltran15: http://t.co/C91Y4jDSEw pic.twitter.com/XVvyERziM2 — MLB (@MLB) December 20, 2013 Last week, New York Yankees skipper Joe Girardi went full-on cheese mode during the press conference where the team’s latest high-profile, high-buck free agent acquisition, former Boston Red Sox center...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Guest editorial: "The owners of the Yankees are wanna be CPA’s, while the General Manager is suffering a mid-life crisis."

From IIH reader Absolom BracerOriginally written Sept. 23 on his blog: When we are winning, we think it will last forever. This time and in this place, we have discovered the secret of unending success. The price of our home will keep going up. Our stock portfolio will continue to appreciate. Our company will continue to grow. Our baseball team will keep winning their division...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

... and now, a break from this dreadful Yankees off-season for a musical interlude

A new tune from The Baseball Project about Bernie Williams, called "Monument Park."You'd expect the Mickey Mantle and Joe DiMaggio references in a song about a Yankee centerfielder, and Murcer too, but namedropping Earle Combs?  Impressive.Of course, any song with a Bobby Murcer mention is an instant classic.Anyway, give it a listen
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November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Yankees shut out for 10th time in one season

Last time a Yankee team produced 10 shutouts: 1991.And, oh, a great season it was. We finished fifth. Suzyn Waldman was performing in Man of La Mancha. John Sterling was in his second year with the team.The Yankee-Indian Point Power Report did not exist. If it had, Matt Nokes would have been our leader, with 24 HRs. Next up was Kevin "No" Maas, who hit 23, mostly in...
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September 18, 2013  |  Discuss
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