Hitting The Curveball
I grew up during an exciting era for the Yankees, a time when the New York Bombers played Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris, Yogi Berra, Tom Tresh, Elston Howard, Tony Kubek, Moose Skowron, Bobby Richardson, Clete Boyer, Whitey Ford and on and on.
Jeff Schudel's Cleveland Beat: Cavaliers GM Griffin should be Executive of the Year
“Tony Kubek told me Herb, for him, was harder to hit than Sandy Koufax,” Hamilton said. “You can't get higher praise than that. I told that to Herb one time and he just shrugged his shoulders.” Kubek played for the New York Yankees from 1957 to 1965 ...
Calls of lost broadcasters will live on in our minds
... Curt Gowdy doing Saturday afternoon baseball games with knowledgeable Tony Kubek or always-entertaining Joe Garagiola; Al McGuire analyzing college basketball games, especially when March Madness rolled around and especially when engaged in ...
A winning way: Managing like Belichick
At different times, he used Hank Bauer, Norm Siebern, Tony Kubek, Clete Boyer and Andy Carey. In Game 7 of the 1960 World Series, Stengel took the team's regular No. 8 batter Bobby Richardson, and he moved him up to the leadoff spot because he'd been ...