Tagged: ‘Babe Ruth’

Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Hits 1st Home Run of Season Vs. Tigers; 688th Homer of Career (Video)
April 9th, 2016 at 2:21 PM
He's now 12 away from joining the 700 home run club. And he's 26 home runs away from catching Babe Ruth. Alex Rodriguez found his home run swing on Saturday afternoon. ***PHOTO1*** Facing former New York Mets pitcher Mike Pelfrey, now pitching for the Detroit Tigers, the 40-year-old, who was rested during...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez ‘Overwhelmed’ Thinking of Passing Babe Ruth’s Home Run Record
January 27th, 2016 at 11:23 AM
27 home runs. That's how many home runs stand between Alex Rodriguez and perhaps the greatest New York Yankees player; and perhaps the greatest player to ever set foot on a baseball diamond in Babe Ruth. ***PHOTO1*** Heading into 2016, A-Rod slugged 33 home runs in the 2015 season to put him...

Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Predicted to Surpass Babe Ruth on All-Time Home Run List in 2016
December 22nd, 2015 at 11:29 AM
When the 2016 season kicks off, New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez will enter with 687 career home runs, which is right now fourth best on the all-time list. ***PHOTO1*** After surpassing Willie Mays last year at the 660 mark, the next name up on the all-time home run list is...

New York Mets Curtis Granderson Likens David Murphy to New York Yankees Great
October 22nd, 2015 at 10:28 AM
The season for the New York Yankees ended with their loss in the ALCS Wild Card game against the Houston Astros. But the Yankees can never be far from the center of attention, even when it's not their own doing. This time, New York Mets right fielder Curtis Granderson has...

This Date in New York Yankees History, 1977: Mr. October Smacks Three HRs
October 18th, 2015 at 9:03 AM
The New York Yankees won the World Series on this date in 1977 when slugger Reggie Jackson belted three HRs on three swings in the sixth and final game of the fall classic against the Los Angeles Dodgers. ***PHOTO1*** Jackson had come to New York as a high-priced free agent in the...