Tagged: ‘Babe Ruth’

Yankees Aaron Judge and the Sound of Real Power
April 25th, 2017 at 8:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** Yankees prospects just seem to be working out these days. Greg Bird excelled in his debut and still shows plenty of promise. Gary Sanchez went from Triple-A to Rookie of the Year voting in two months. And now Aaron Judge looks like a top-tier talent. But to understand why he...

Yankees: The Day That Roger Maris Hit Number Sixty-One In ’61
April 23rd, 2017 at 5:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Yankees took the field that autumn day at Yankee Stadium having already won 108 games and well on their way to capturing another World Series title. But unfolding in the dugout was a drama that would reach epic proportions when a kid from the Midwest stepped to the plate...

Yankees Tradition: The Weight Of This Thing Is Becoming Too Much
April 6th, 2017 at 7:05 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Yankees have a rich and long tradition that they don't hesitate to flaunt when it's convenient for them to do so. All of a sudden, though, a situation has arisen that makes it not so convenient. Yankees outfielder-to-be, Clint Frazier just can seem to get out of his way. First,...

5 Best Yankees Opening Day Performances
March 31st, 2017 at 2:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - The New York Yankees will look to improve upon their impressive 75-38-1 Opening Day record when they visit the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. We set out to rank the five best performances by Yankees in season openers, which was no easy task considering the volume of games for...

That Time the Yankees Had a Mascot, and Some Replacement Ideas
March 19th, 2017 at 10:29 AM
***PHOTO1*** From 1979-1981, the Yankees employed a 7-foot tall, fuzzy team mascot named Dandy. Confined to the upper decks of Yankee Stadium, Dandy wore the bushiest mustache in club history. Watching Team USA's 4-2 comeback victory against Venezuela in the World Baseball Classic on Wednesday night, I witnessed an enthusiastic fan dressed...