Jeter returns to Yankee Stadium as Williams' No. 51 retired

NEW YORK (AP) Derek Jeter made his first public appearance at Yankee Stadium since retiring to help celebrate the retirement of Bernie Williams' No. 51. Jeter was introduced after former teammates Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada and Mariano Rivera on Sunday night, earning a standing ovation from fans prior to the game against Texas. Jeter, the Yankees captain, retired last fall after...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jorge Posada: Company Man

Jorge Posada has a book coming out, so he’s had a few moments in the media spotlight this last week to plug his memoir, “The Journey Home: My Life In Pinstripes.” Despite being an insane Boston Red Sox fan, I always liked Posada. I say this as a disclaimer so that you are clear that my following response to Posada is not just opportunistic Yankee-bashing. I still like Posada...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

A thing like that: Why I loved, loved, loved the series finale of "Mad Men"

Stan's reaction when Peggy says she loves him.Warning -- there are "Mad Men" spoilers in this Squawk. And very little baseball talk. Be forewarned. * * * Wow! That last episode of "Mad Men"  was amazing! I was worried that Matthew Weiner, a former "Sopranos" writer, was going to end the show in an ambiguous way (read: running out of ideas and not being able to come up with...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Who would win in a celebrity boxing match between Jorge Posada and Pedro Martinez?

So, Jorge Posada has been in the news a lot this week, thanks to his new book, and the interviews he has done about them. The A-Rod kerfuffle regarding his remarks has been all over the news this week, so we don't need to rehash the whole thing, other than to make two quick points: Contrary to  Posada's claim on Boomer and Carton that he was "cornered" into saying what he did...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jon Busch and his Field of Dreams

In sports we often times forget that the players we are paying to watch day in and day out, were kids and fans once too.  We all too often associate the player and the team he plays for as the end all be all, never really thinking about who the player may have been a fan of growing up, when who you rooted for was the most important thing in life.  This 20th MLS season brings...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Jorge Posada and Hall of Fame hot takes

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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Jorge Posada apologizes for disparaging comments about Alex Rodriguez

Jorge Posada took to the radio waves Thursday to apologize for unflattering comments he made about Alex Rodriguez in which he disparaged his former New York Yankees teammate’s Hall of Fame credentials. Posada, who ripped A-Rod during an interview Wednesday on “CBS This Morning,” insisted on WFAN’s “Boomer & Carton” radio program that he felt...Read More The post...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Posada: Clemens & A-Rod Don't Belong In Hall

(Photo: Jeff Zelevansky)Former Yankee catcher Jorge Posada has made his position pretty clear. He does not think that former teammates Roger Clemens and Alex Rodriguez should be enshrined in the Baseball Hall Of Fame. When asked about it on CBS This Morning, Posada said, "No. I don’t think it’s fair for the guys that have been in the Hall of Fame that played the game clean ....
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Posada: Umps would fart on me behind plate, but I got 'em back

For a guy who hasn't played since 2011, Jorge Posada has sure been in the news quite a bit lately. He's currently on a book tour. He told "CBS This Morning" on Wednesday that former teammate Alex Rodriguez does not deserve to be in the Hall of Fame because of his admitted PED use. And he was accused by Pedro Martinez of igniting the famous brawl in which Martinez tossed Don Zimmer...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jorge Posada and umpires used to fart on each other

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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Doesn’t Sound Like Jorge Posada is Fond of Alex Rodriguez

Former Yankees catcher Jorge Posada is making his rounds these days because he is promoting his new book which chronicles his time in Pinstripes. To that end, Posada was on CBS’ “This Morning” today where he was asked about his […]
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jorge Posada: Alex Rodriguez should not be allowed in Hall of Fame

Former New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada played alongside Alex Rodriguez for eight seasons. The two do not seem like very close friends. During a segment with “CBS This Morning” that aired on Wednesday, Posada was asked if he believes known performance-enhancing drug users should be allowed into the Hall of Fame. His answer was...Read More
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Posada: A-Rod, Roger Clemens shouldn't be in Hall of Fame

  Plenty of people already think that Roger Clemens and Alex Rodriguez don’t deserve a spot in the Baseball Hall of Fame, and you can add their former New York Yankees teammate Jorge Posada to the list.   The retired catcher, who spent his entire 17-year career in pinstripes, is on tour promoting his new book. And on “CBS This Morning” on Wednesday, Posada had...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jorge Posada says Alex Rodriguez should not make the Hall of Fame

Just when Alex Rodriguez was having a good season on the field and a controversy-free one off of it, ex-teammate Jorge Posada comes along and say that A-Rod shouldn't make the Hall of Fame. In an interview with "CBS This Morning" to promote his new book, Posada was asked if players who used steroids should be in Cooperstown. "No," Posada answered without hesitation. He elaborated...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jorge Posada: Alex Rodriguez shouldn’t be allowed in Hall of Fame

Jorge Posada may have been Alex Rodriguez’s teammate for several seasons with the New York Yankees, but that doesn’t mean he has a very flattering opinion of one of baseball’s biggest pariahs. The former Yankees catcher blasted A-Rod while promoting his new book, “The Journey Home: My Life in Pinstripes,” during an appearance on CBS’...Read More The post Jorge Posada...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jorge Posada -- PED cheats like A-Rod, Clemens should not be in the Hall of Fame

Jorge Posada is peddling his book The Journey Home: My Life in Pinstripes.In an interview today on “CBS This Morning,” the former New York Yankees catcher made it clear: PED cheats should not be in the Hall of Fame.Mark Strassmann: Should players who are known to have used steroids — should they be in the Hall of Fame?Jorge Posada: No.Strassmann: No?Posada: No. No, I don...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Sorry, folks, but Jorge Posada sounds like a crybaby in his new book

Oh, goody. I am in a secure undisclosed location tonight – you will hear about it in due time, but I cannot yet reveal what I was doing this evening! But when I heard that my old New York Daily News colleague Sherryl Connelly had the scoop on Jorge Posada’s new book:  The Journey Home: My Life in Pinstripes, I figured it was worth getting on the ol’ laptop and writing a Squawk...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Jorge Posada doing Tri-state book signing

Beloved Core Four member and soon to be Monument Park inductee Jorge Posada announced via Twitter that he will be making appearances throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut to promote his new book. The Journey Home: My Life in Pinstripes written by Jorge with Gary Brozek tells the incredible story of his personal journey from the fields of Puerto Rico to the Bronx, offering...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Subway Series Game 1: Winter is coming

The good news is that Squawker Lisa was able to score us some decent seats just hours before the game. As far as I'm concerned, that's pretty much where the good news ends. By the third inning, it was 6-0 Yankees, and since we were sitting in the 200 level toward the right field corner, we had a good view of all the Yankee homers sailing over the short right field porch. And the...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Bronx Bombers home run alert

Keeping tabs on every home run for the New York Yankees this season. Firing the first salvo in the Subway Series, it was the Yankees topping the New York Mets, 6-1. The Yanks rode the big blue bomberoo and tanked three long balls against Jacob deGrom. Mark Teixeira thrashed two towers taters and Jacoby Ellsbury banged a bullet to right as well. Well, they are called the Bronx Bombers...
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April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees Coming Crisis: Available Uniform Numbers Are Vanishing

Much of the discussion concerning the 2015 Yankees has been centered on the team's slow start and the return of Alex Rodriguez. But there is another issue lurking just beneath the surface: if they keep retiring numbers, the Yankees will eventually run out of uniform numbers to issue. Slated to be shelved permanently this season are the numbers of Bernie Williams (Number 51 on May...
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April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Book Review: Abused By The Yankees

Remember Paul Priore? He was the clubhouse attendant who accused the New York Yankees of firing him because he is gay and HIV-positive. Priore also accused pitchers Bob Wickman, Jeff Nelson and Mariano Rivera of attempting to sexually assault him with a baseball bat, and Wickman of body-slamming him a number of times. He took the pitchers and the team to court, but walked away empty...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Are the New York Yankees Running out of Numbers?

The New York Yankees have already let it be known that they will be retiring the numbers worn by catcher Jorge Posada (20), pitcher Andy Pettitte (46), and outfielder Bernie Williams (51) during this upcoming season. Of course, the next number to be withheld from anyone else will the one belonging to newly-retired shortstop Derek Jeter’s (2). Jeter’s number will be the last...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees to Retire 3 More Numbers

By Michael Weber. The available jersey numbers for this seasons new Yankee players has just dwindled some more.  Earlier this week the team announced that they will retire the numbers worn by Jorge Posada (#20), Andy Pettite (#46), and Bernie Williams (#51). Posada spent his entire 17 year career with the Yankees, stepping away from the game after the 2011 season.  The 5-time...
Via Beyond The Spread
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

What 50 Cent and the Yankees retiring numbers have in common

Will the Yankees retire 50 Cent's number next?When the New York Mets want to get fannies in the seats for a particular game, they have a postgame concert. 50 Cent's June 14, 2014 concert at Citi Field was the third-best attendance the Mets had all year, after Opening Day and Derek Jeter's last Subway Series game in Queens. And their Huey Lewis and the News postgame concert drew very...
Via Subway Squawkers
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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