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Jorge Posada bilked out of $11 million in 'jaw-dropping' money scam: Report

Former New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada has reportedly lost $11 million in a money-management scam that his lawyers have labeled "jaw-dropping." The Puerto Rican catcher, once worth $117 million, was approached by a pair of Cuban-American men in 1999 who targeted Latin American baseball stars. Juan Carlos Collar and Anthony Fernandez proceeded to take total control of Posada...
Via The Other Paper
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Friday Night Odds & Ends: Mo, Gardy/Grandy, Posada, Etc

I meant to post something here earlier this week but, I've been really busy with something new and exciting that I will announce in a few months, if not sooner. Until then,  I'll have to settle for doing what is verboten for bloggers: posting at "off-peak" hours when readers are few and far between. Okay. I have some thoughts on some odds and ends from Tampa this week:Mariano Rivera...
Via Lady At The Bat
February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Posada throws out first pitch to dad

While over 50,000 fans paid tribute to former-New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada with a rousing ovation— as he headed to the mound to throw out the first pitch at the 2012 home opener at Yankee Stadium— the career Yankee used the moment to pay a simple compliment to the man who "created me as a ball player" by tossing the ceremonial pitch to his dad— Jorge Posada Sr.. With his...
Via The Other Paper
April 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Posada trying to unload Upper East Side condo

Well, that didn't last long.Just days after Jorge Posada announced his retiring, word came that his $11.5 million condominium was on the market.But, I guess when the Yankees don't need you in New York...you cease needing to own property on Manhattan's Upper East Side.Curious about what the condo contains?  Be curious no more...thanks to The Real Estalker. Property records suggest...
Via Hall of Very Good
January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Is Posada worthy of Hall of Fame?

While Jorge may not sport the number of All Star Appearances that Yogi Berra or Bill Dickey did and hedefinitely didn’t have Dickeys lifetime .313 BA, Jorge brought one of those famed “intangibles” that New York Yankee fans love to use when defending a player. Related posts: Inside The Wheelhouse: The Philadelphia Phillies are the best team in Baseball Before Steroids, Baseball...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
January 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Posada signals passage of time in Bronx

Jorge Posada's eyelids kept fluttering, as if they alone could hold back the monsoon of tears. One of the greatest catchers in Yankee history was saying goodbye -- a farewell ceremony that was thick with nostalgia, and maybe a touch of regret. But in the end, as he embarked on that wide open space called retirement, Posada was at peace. "I knew it was time for me to go," Posada...
Via FOX Sports
January 24, 2012  |  Discuss

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