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Happy Birthday, Dave Winfield

    Dave Winfield played nine seasons with the Yankees. It wasn’t easy.

By Glen Sparks

The description “all-around athlete” gets bandied about by coaches, broadcasters and writers. 827 more words

Teixeira's walk-off into the sunset

For the second straight night, the previous game’s hero was on the bench. Mark Teixeira switched places with Tyler Austin Thursday night. Tex was getting rest after his thrilling grand slam with two out in the bottom of the ninth inning Wednesday night to climax a huge comeback for the Yankees, who avoided elimination from the American League wild card chase with a 5-3 victory over the Red Sox, who nevertheless clinched the AL East title. 401 more words

Second verse same as the first

Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez became the first rookie in major league history to win the Player of the Week Award in consecutive weeks Monday as he was named American League Player of the Week again for the period ending Aug. 541 more words

The HoME 100: #80–71

We pick up our latest HoME 100 entry this week at #80. Go back and check out #100–91 and #90–81 if you want to catch up. 1,356 more words

The HoME 100

This Day In Padres History -- Aug. 5

Aug. 5, 1973 – Atlanta right-hander Phil Niekro throws the third no-hitter against the Padres in Atlanta. Niekro walks three and strikes out four in a 9-0 Braves victory. 190 more words


This Day In Padres History -- July 24

July 24, 1971 – A sacrifice fly by Nate Colbert in the bottom of the ninth ends the longest scoreless innings streak in Padres history at 37 2/3 innings. 100 more words

This Day In Padres History

This Day In Padres History -- July 23

July 23, 1979Dave Winfield is 4-for-5 with a home run and three RBIs in a 6-5 win over the Phillies at San Diego Stadium. 30 more words

This Day In Padres History