Bernie Williams Can Now Add College Graduate to his Resume

A big leaguer going back and getting a college diploma after spending time in the Majors is rare. A big leaguer going back and getting his music degree after a 16-year Major League career and a Grammy nomination? That’s gotta be like seeing a leprechaun riding a unicorn. As of May 13, Bernie Williams can add “College Graduate” to his resume after finishing up at the prestigious Manhattan...
Via Hall of Very Good
May 21, 2016  |  Discuss

On Bernie Williams Day, 'Monument Park,'' a song about him from The Baseball Project

On the day that Bernie Williams has his number retired and gets a spot in Monument Park, here's The Baseball Project's "Monument Park," about Bernie. It's from the group's recent show at the Hall of Fame. And for you trivia buffs ... before the song, they noted that Bernie is probably the only player in history who has received both votes for the Hall of Fame and a Grammy nomination...

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...
February 19, 2015  |  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. — NBA (@NBA) February 2, 2014 And in case you were...
Via Hall of Very Good
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Bernie Williams, Post Season and the Hall of Fame

The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will release its list of  soon-to-be inductees on Monday. Some discussion has focused on Bernie Williams and how much his postseason performance should count towards his hall candidacy. I’ll look at a simple way to add postseason plate-appearances into a player’s career WAR. Of all the candidates eligible for the hall of fame in 2012, Williams...
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January 07, 2012  |  Discuss

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