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Reggie Jackson Gushes Over How Good New York Yankees Prospect Aaron Judge Is
May 9th, 2015 at 11:04 AM
If there's one man in the New York Yankees organization right now who can spot greatness, it's Mr. October. ***PHOTO1*** Reggie Jackson, who has been working with New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge, had nothing but praise for the 23-year-old outfielder and his ability to dominate at the plate in Double-A Jackson even...

New York Yankees Prospect Aaron Judge Dominating Double-A; Working with Reggie Jackson
May 6th, 2015 at 2:10 PM
New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge slammed another home run for the Trenton Thunder on Tuesday night in a losing effort. ***PHOTO1*** For Judge, it was his fifth homer of the season and he now has 14 RBI. Perhaps more importantly, Judge is hitting to an impressive .333 average. This is significant because...

Reggie Jackson Fails to Sell Yankee Stadium Letters; Mets Old Bullpen Cart Sells for Ridiculous Amount
April 2nd, 2015 at 5:01 PM
New York Yankees legend Reggie Jackson has accomplished some great things in the game of baseball during his career, however Mr. October swung and missed at a New York City auction in his bid to sell the old Yankee Stadium letters. ***PHOTO2*** Jackson originally bought the letters that spelled out Yankee Stadium...

Reggie Jackson: Jose Pirela is Yankees Best Hitting Prospect; GM Brian Cashman Disagrees
March 11th, 2015 at 4:10 PM
New York Yankees prospect Jose Pirela got a ringing endorsement after Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson claimed that the 25-year-old could be the organization's best hitting prospect. ***PHOTO1*** General manager Brian Cashman disagrees. On top of Jackson praising Pirela a few days ago, Mr. October has also personally told Pirela he thinks very...

Joe Girardi, Reggie Jackson Give Souvenirs to New York Yankees Fan Struck by Bat: Video
March 9th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
A New York Yankees fan at Sunday's spring training game versus the Washington Nationals had to try and dodge a flying bat while watching the contest—and was paid handsomely for her toughness. ***PHOTO1*** The ball came off the bat of Jose Lobaton and fast, nearly taking the woman's head off. Thankfully, everyone...

Reggie Jackson to Auction Off Infamous Yankee Stadium Letters from Old Ballpark
March 9th, 2015 at 12:01 PM
The infamous letters that spelled out "Yankee Stadium" outside the old ballpark in the Bronx are being auctioned off by their owner, New York Yankees legend Reggie Jackson. ***PHOTO1*** The Associated Press is reporting that the letters, which stand 10-feet high, are estimated to sell for around $300,000 to $600,000 at an...

Randy Johnson Says He Loved Playing in New York with Yankees? Could’ve Fooled Us
January 8th, 2015 at 4:59 PM
Randy Johnson must have felt really good after it was announced he would be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame because he actually said he enjoyed playing for the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** History would beg to differ with Mr. Johnson. After all, it didn't take Johnson long to sour his...

Has General Manager Brian Cashman Lost His Swagger?
January 12th, 2013 at 2:19 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** The first time all fans became acclimated to the "Yankee Way" was November 29, 1976.  On that day, owner George Steinbrenner signed a free agent outfielder from the Baltimore Orioles named Reggie Jackson to the tune of five years, $2.96 million.  While players such as third baseman Graig Nettles and captain/catcher...

Reggie Jackson Releases Official Statement: “Regrets Mistake”
July 12th, 2012 at 7:03 PM
Through the New York Yankees special advisor Reggie Jackson released an official statement concerning his comments in a Sports Illustrated magazine article. Mr. October had comments on some Hall of Famers he deemed "unworthy players" who never should have been admitted. Kirby Puckett, Gary Carter, Jim Rice, Don Sutton, Phil Niekro and...

Reggie Jackson Told to “Stay Away” by New York Yankees for Comments on Alex Rodriguez
July 9th, 2012 at 5:08 PM
Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson, who had been working in an advisory role with the New York Yankees organization, has been told to stay away from the team indefinitely for the comments he made questioning the career of Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez because of his admittance to using performance-enhancing...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Overlooks Reggie Jackson’s Comments, Focuses on Winning
July 7th, 2012 at 12:00 PM
Former New York Yankees right fielder and Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson recently told Sports Illustrated that he has a problem with players who have used performance-enhancing drugs, including Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez, passing him on the all-time home run list. Though Jackson's comments have stirred up some controversy,...

With New CBA Deal, Former New York Yankees Envision Even Playing Field
November 23rd, 2011 at 11:39 AM
 ***PHOTO2*** Current Major League Baseball players are not the only ones thrilled with the New CBA deal. Former New York Yankees are also speaking highly of the new deal, which will raise the league minimum salary to $480,000 and will establish HGH testing.  Former Yankee, Mike Stanton, who played at the...