Tagged: ‘reggie jackson’

Yankees: Nick Swisher As A Guest Instructor Is Just The Beginning
February 15th, 2017 at 11:23 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Yankees reached back a bit in time and are bringing a perennial fan favorite to Spring Training as an instructor. His effervescent personality is sure to be a hit with the younger players the team is assembling in camp. And his presence will also be a reminder to the...

Yankees: George And Donald – Two Moguls That Think Alike (Almost)
February 12th, 2017 at 6:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Yankees former and late owner, George Steinbrenner, and Donald Trump, President of the United States is not as odd a pairing as you might think. Yankees former owner, George Steinbrenner, made his fortune as a builder of ships. He could have used the millions he made to collect stamps or...

Reggie Jackson on New York Yankees’ Aaron Judge: He’ll Be Fine, Rebound in 2016
February 10th, 2016 at 12:05 PM
Some people started to get worried about Aaron Judge's struggles when he was called up to Class-AAA Scranton, as he hit just .224 and struck out a lot; more so for a top prospect considered to be the next big thing at the major leagues and a prospect considered to...

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...

Mr. October Likes the New York Yankees’ Chances in the AL Playoffs
October 6th, 2015 at 8:08 AM
***PHOTO1*** Reggie Jackson isn't called Mr. October for nothing. He came to New York via free agency in 1977, proclaimed himself the straw that stirs the drink and jacked out three consecutive HRs on three pitches to lead the Yankees over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series that season. He...