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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...
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February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

No ace, the A-Rod circus, an uncertain lineup, and a month of monument ceremonies: Welcome to the Yankees' 2015

On some Sunday afternoon next summer, I will sit in my living room and cry. It will be ugly. I'll probably eat six candy bars and drink a six-pack.I will watch my favorite player of my enduring mid-life years - Bernie Williams - be inducted into the Yankees' mini-Cooperstown. (He belongs in Cooperstown, period, but that's another story.) There will also be a Sunday of love for Andy...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Yankees To Honor Jorge Posada, Andy Pettitte, Bernie Williams and Willie Randolph

Bernie Williams (l), Jorge Posada (c) and Andy Pettitte (r) will all be honored in 2015. (Mandatory Credit: Getty Images) With Andy Pettitte’s son leaking the news pertaining to plans for his dad to have his number retired and a plaque in monument park, the New York Yankees announced plans to honor Pettitte, Bernie Williams, Jorge Posada and Willie Randolph.  With Pettitte being...
Via The Sports Journal
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees to retire numbers of Pettitte, Posada and Williams

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Yankees are retiring the uniform numbers of Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada and Bernie Williams and will honor the trio with plaques in Monument Park this season along with Willie Randolph. Pettitte (46), Posada (20) and Williams (51) will raise the Yankees' total of retired numbers to 20. The Yankees also are expected to at some point retire Derek Jeter's No. 2...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees to retire numbers of Pettitte, Posada and Williams

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Yankees are retiring the uniform numbers of Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada and Bernie Williams and will honor the trio with plaques in Monument Park this season along with Willie Randolph. Pettitte (46), Posada (20) and Williams (51) will raise the Yankees' total of retired numbers to 20. The Yankees also are expected to at some point retire Derek Jeter's No. 2...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees to retire numbers of Williams, Pettitte, Posada

  The Yankees are retiring the uniform numbers of Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada and Bernie Williams and will honor the trio with plaques in Monument Park this season along with Willie Randolph. Pettitte (46), Posada (20) and Williams (51) will raise the Yankees' total of retired numbers to 20. The Yankees also are expected to at some point retire Derek Jeter's No. 2, their last single...
Via AP on Fox
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees To Honor Pettitte, Posada, Randolph and Williams During 2015 Season

After news surfaced on Sunday night via Twitter that the New York Yankees were going to retire Andy Pettitte‘s No. 46, the team announced on Monday afternoon that they will also honor Jorge Posada, Willie Randolph and Bernie Williams during the 2015 season.   #Yankees to retire uniform numbers of Bernie Williams, Jorge Posada, Andy Pettitte, and will honor each with a plaque...
Via Baseball Essential
February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

The Yankees' Coaching Staff, Willie Randolph & Misplaced Nostalgia

The Yankees will have almost an entirely new coaching staff this year, and Willie Randolph will not be part of it. From the team's press release:The New York Yankees today announced Joe Girardi's coaches for the 2015 season, with Jeff Pentland (hitting), Joe Espada (third base) and Alan Cockrell (assistant hitting) joining the staff. Larry Rothschild (pitching) and Gary Tuck (bullpen...
Via Lady At The Bat
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

For joy. Hooray. The Yankees sign Drew... aka: Brian Roberts II?

Wow. For a while there, they had me fooled.The 2015 Yankees actually looked interesting.I bet you - like me - actually thought the Empire would trust its $200 million, third-place dynasty to a rookie 2B. What manner of fools are we! Yesterday's rumor said Willie Randolph - a once-upon-a-time rookie 2B - would become a coach, and maybe he'd groom a new fairy tale rookie - like old...
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January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–July 10, 1988

1988: Willie Wilson had four hits, and the Royals scored single runs in five different innings to outlast the Yankees 5-3 at Yankee Stadium in New York.The Royals took a 1-0 lead in the first when Wilson led off with a single, took second on a one-out walk by George Brett, stole third and scored on catcher Don Slaught’s throwing error.Kansas City scored again in the third, using...
Via Pine Tar Press
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

A-Pathetic Performances

There’s always a lot to say about a baseball team … even a baseball team as horrific as the New York Mets … when you watch them on a day-to-day basis. But when you’re away for a week, and you see loss after loss after horrible loss occur, and you try to make sense of it, you’ll surely find yourself at a loss for words. And that’s where I am now. I’m completely stumped...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–May 13, 1978

1978: Ron Guidry outdueled Dennis Leonard as the Yankees downed the Royals 5-2 at Royals Stadium. Guidry ran his season record to 4-0 in this playoff preview by limiting the Royals to eight hits and two walks in eight innings. He struck out six. Leonard worked 7 1/3 innings, giving up seven hits and a walk while striking out one. Unfortunately for the Royals, he tired a bit...
Via Pine Tar Press
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Reflections on Willie Randolph

At 3:28 AM on June 17, 2008 I got a call from one of my writers. My first instinct was to hang up on him. “Joe, get up, Willie Randolph just got fired!” I still remember how those words made me jump out of bed, rush to my desktop, and 20 minutes later I posted this: The Mets have fired manager Willie Randolph, as well as pitching coach Rick Peterson and first base coach...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

MMO Game Thread: Mets vs Angels, 10:05 PM

New York will begin Interleague action tonight at Anaheim when they take on the Los Angeles Angels. RHP Dillon Gee (0-0, 4.50) will oppose LHP Tyler Skaggs (1-0, 0.00) in a game that will start at 10:05 PM. The last time the Mets faced the Angels was in 2011 when they lost two of three at Citi Field. Previously, the Mets played against the Angels in Anaheim in 2008 when they went...
Via Mets Merized Online
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

A Mets anniversary worth celebrating

In a beautiful ceremony last night, the Atlanta Braves honored the 40th anniversary of Hank Aaron breaking Babe Ruth‘s career home run record. In Mets lore, 2014 holds a few important anniversaries as well, including the 50th anniversary of the opening of Shea Stadium, the 10 year anniversary of David Wright‘s major league debut, and the 20th anniversary of one of the most spectacular...
Via Mets360.com
April 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Coach Videobombs Joe Girardi During In-game Interview

Yankees skipper Joe Girardi was videobombed by coach Willie Randolph during an interview with the YES broadcast team during Tuesday’s game with the Phillies. Funny part was that the Girardi mentioned that Randolph had previously attempted the videobomb–during a radio interview. [River Ave Blues] The post Yankees Coach Videobombs Joe Girardi During In-game Interview appeared first...
Via Diehardsport
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Willie Randolph on Joe Girardi the first brilliant videobomb of MLB season (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Granted, save for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks, most teams are still in spring training mode, but New York Yankees bench coach Willie Randolph is in midseason videobomb form already thanks to the bravado demonstration of videobombing prowess he exhibited behind Joe Girardi during a 5th inning […] The post Willie Randolph...
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March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Willie Randolph photobombs Joe Girardi during interview (GIF)

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi is used to doing plenty of in-game TV interviews from the dugout. And, from the looks of this GIF clip, it seems like bench coach Willie Randolph wanted to get in a little face time of his own during Tuesday's spring training game.The former Yankee star's silly expression says it all.
Via The Other Paper
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Girardi videobombed by Willie Randolph in dugout

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi was videobombed by former Yankees second baseman and coach Willie Randolph in a live interview with the YES broadcast team during Tuesday's game against Philadelphia.Randolph has been serving as a guest instructor for the Yankees during spring training and was clearly keeping loose in the dugout in the top of the fifth inning when he popped his...
Via Holdout Sports
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Videobomb New York Yankees Style: Willie Randolph Pulls of a Great One on Joe Girardi

Videobombs happen all the time now. They are no longer new. So if someone wants to pull off a good one they have to step up their game--like Willie Randolph did on Joe Girardi during his fifth inning interview Tuesday night.via YES Network Loading...
Via FatManWriting
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Willie Randolph Video Bombs Girardi During Dugout Interview

Willie Randolph is undoubtedly a Yankees legend on and off the field. He’s been present at the Yanks spring training this year as a special assistant, helping out New York skipper Joe Girardi, coaches and players. That also means for Randolph occasional being the comic relief in the dugout. Randolph video bombed behind Girardi while the manager was having his annual 5th inning...
Via Reading Between The Seams
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jorge Posada is now safe in 14th place among all-time Yankee hit leaders

Something to feel good about:Tony Lazzeri and Willie Randolph are the twogreatest 2B in Yankee history.
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December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

What a pip! In terms of all-time Yankee runs scored, Robbie Cano finishes below Wally Pipp

In terms of runs scored, he's the third best 2B in Yankee history, behind Willie Randolph and Tony Lazzeri.
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
December 08, 2013  |  Discuss

The Yankees must retire Number 24!

One of the four greatest Yankee second-basemen of all time*, Robinson Canoe, has left the team for greener pastures.   Is there not a way to honor him, in a manner befitting his Yankee legacy?Just spit-balling here:1. Retire number 24. Let no starter ever again wear the vaunted jersey. It should stand apart from others, a number to burn in the hearts of Yankee fans forever. Yes...
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December 08, 2013  |  2 Comments
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