Back in June, Allan Blutstein, a loyal reader and friend of this blog, shared that he uncovered a tremendous amount of material related to the airplane crash that took the life of the great Thurman Munson.
He has now uncovered even more information…Read More
Wally Pipp was one of the most misunderstood baseball players in history. Today he is remembered more for missing a game with a headache than for his heroics on the ball field – and there were many!
In truth, Wally Pipp was a star. He was one of the most important players on the first great Yankees teams. But rather then being remembered for his excellence, Pipp is thought of as a player who sat out a game with a headache and never played again. It’s simply not true.Read More
As the Yankees and their fans enjoy a rare off-day on the calendar, let's spend some time tonight remembering and paying tribute to a great former Yankee - Graig Nettles.
When I was growing up, Nettles was my favorite player. His defense and power were amazing to watch. He was a great player and leader on the 1977 and 1978 World Champion teams.
Today also just happens to be Nettles' 74th birthday. HAPPY BIRTHDAY #9!