On this day: July 23
1936: Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Don Drysdale, who won three World Series titles in his 14 seasons with the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers, is born in Van Nuys, California. Drysdale was a nine-time All-Star who won the Cy Young Award in 1962. He died ...
Brooklyn's first Apple Store opens July 30th
When the Dodgers left Brooklyn in 1959 for glitzy Los Angeles, it took half a century before a major professional sports team came back to the borough. In 2010, the NBA's New Jersey Nets made the move followed last year by the NHL's New York Islanders.
At a GOP convention where expected violence didn't happen, history repeats itself
The fear was palpable, heightened by a pervasive sense that the country was in disarray, that the social compact was near collapse, that Americans could no longer get along. “Disorder and even violence will disrupt the convention,” one columnist wrote.
Hall of Fame Caps That Could Have Been
The New Yorker
Piazza emerged onto the big-league scene in 1993 with the Dodgers and won the National League's Rookie of the Year award. He batted .318, drove in a hundred and twelve runs, and belted thirty-five home runs during his inaugural campaign, which is still ...
Yankees vs. Giants
New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira rounds the bases on his solo home run as San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija stands on the mound during the second inning of an MLB baseball game at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, July 24, ...
Yankees nearing trade of closer Aroldis Chapman, per reports
The New York Yankees have told teams they are close to making a trade that would ship out closer Aroldis Chapman, according to multiple reports. The Yankees, meanwhile, are planning to retain left-handed reliever Andrew Miller, according to reports.
Yankees are filled with All-Stars of back-end contracts
New York Daily News
The Yankees are Rodriguez, who turns 41 this week, and has a contract that is still scheduled to have him celebrating his 42nd birthday as a New York Yankee. They are CC Sabathia, whose season is supposed to be some kind of triumph with his 5-8 record ...
New York Yankees Fan Makes Miserable Effort At Pivotal Foul Out (Video)
Elite Sports NY
... slimmest chance of cleanly interfering to help the team, you do it. Absolutely no negative questions would be asked. Where is Jeffery Maier when you need him? Please, whoever you are, watch this video and learn. This guy helped start a Yankee dynasty.