Cito Culver left off New York Yankees' 40-man roster
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Irondequoit High graduate Cito Culver says he is "not worried" after the New York Yankees left him off their 40-man roster and all 29 other big-league clubs passed on a chance to grab him in the recent Rule V minor-league draft. "It's out of my control ...
Yankees Rumors: New York re-inquired on Troy Tulowitzki
Much of this offseason has been devoted to the idea of the Yankees finding their shortstop of the future to replace Derek Jeter. One option they explored, albeit not very extensively, was the idea of trading with the Colorado Rockies for Troy ...
Yankees foundation will pay for education for children of slain New York ...
Washington Post (blog)
George Steinbrenner, the longtime owner of the New York Yankees, died over four years ago, but, thanks to him, the children of one of the two police officers who were shot to death Saturday in Brooklyn won't have to worry about financing their education.
NY Yankees foundation to pay for slain officer's kids' college
The New York Yankees foundation has stepped up to the plate to help pay for the education of the boys who lost their dad Saturday. It's in the darkest times that a beacon of light shines brightest. Nowhere is that light more needed than in New York ...
It is truly 'Next year in Havana'
Back when the Brooklyn Dodgers regularly lost to the New York Yankees in the World Series, fans' rallying cry was, "Wait 'Til Next Year." When the Dodgers finally won the World Series in 1955, the tongue-in-cheek call was, "Wait 'Til This Year!".
Opinion: Baseball card pioneer remembered
Fergus Falls Daily Journal
Another favorite card for me was Duke Snider of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Snider and some of his teammates lived in a Brooklyn neighborhood. They would car-pool together to Dodger home games at Ebbets Field or to the Polo Grounds where their National ...
Buckley: Cuban field of dreams
Ask him about our country's connection to Cuban baseball and his voice practically cracks with emotion as he points out that in 1947 the Brooklyn Dodgers held spring training in Havana to help prepare Jackie Robinson for his big league debut. “Cuba ...
Brushback or beanball on stadium?
One speaker before the city council raised the specter of the old Brooklyn Dodgers, who left the New York City borough after the 1957 season for Los Angeles because of the failure of owner Walter O'Malley to reach a deal on a new ballpark in Brooklyn.