King of the tape-measure home run? Aaron Judge's blasts go a long way
“I was a Giants fan and that was the time he was putting up 70 homers a year,” said Judge, who's now a 6-foot-7, 282-pound right fielder for the New York Yankees. “That was pretty impressive to watch as a kid.” On Wednesday, Judge will celebrate his ...
New York Yankees History: Lou Gehrig Loses Home Run
Call to the Pen
The 1931 season was one of the best in New York Yankees legend Lou Gehrig's career. He posted an excellent .341/.446/.662 batting line, and led the American League in runs, hits, homers, and RBI. His 185 RBI are not only the most in the history of the ...
'He was awesome': Gregorius' Yankees return is near
New York Post
BOSTON — According to a scout who watched Didi Gregorius play for Single-A Tampa this past weekend, the Yankees' shortstop displayed no signs of being rusty. “He was awesome, on time and ready to play [big league games],'' the scout said of Gregorius ...
Mets, Yankees Postponed Due To Rain; Games Rescheduled
CBS New York
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The series opener between the New York Mets and Atlanta Braves was postponed Tuesday night because of a steady downpour, forcing both slumping teams to wait another day for a chance to stop their losing streaks.
Would we let Dem Bums go again? Replaying the Dodgers' move from Brooklyn to Los Angeles, 60 years later
New York Daily News
Dodger owner Walter O'Malley said he'd build a new stadium in Brooklyn with his own money. But he didn't have the money for the land at the intersection of Atlantic and Flatbush Aves. (around where the Barclays Center stands today) upon which he wanted ...
Stan Fischler: Found book sheds new light on Dodgers' exodus to California
The Daily Freeman
One afternoon, about 20 years ago, over lunch political columnist Jack Newfield told me a story that was either apocryphal or true. Hard to tell. Either way it doesn't matter because the tale eventually became part of Brooklyn lore. The way legend had ...
LA Dodgers unveil statue to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day
Richmond Free Press
Jackie Robinson is known for heroically breaking baseball's color barrier on April 15, 1947, as a 28-year-old rookie with the Brooklyn Dodgers. But on the field, he was known for another kind of heroic play — stealing home. It is apropos that African ...
Los Angeles Dodgers Stadium Statue Commemorates Jackie Robinson
L.A. Watts Times
Jackie Robinson Day 2017 will be a milestone for Dodger Stadium. The Los Angeles Dodgers will commemorate Robinson's legacy with a statue that will be unveiled on April 15. This will be the first stadium statue for the franchise. “It really links the ...