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The Colonel and Hug: The Partnership that transformed the New York Yankees

I received a prerelease e-copy of this book through NetGalley (publication date May 1, 2015) with the expectation that I will post a review on their site and others (my blog, Goodreads, Facebook, Google +, LinkedIn, Twitter, Amazon, etc.). 320 more words

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"The Next Babe Ruth"

After he hit 11 home runs in 1918, and for the next two decades, stories about the discovery of “The Next Babe Ruth” became commonplace in newspapers across the country. 654 more words

75th anniversary of Lou's "luckiest man" speech


Lou Gehrig at Yankee Stadium July 4, 1939

One of baseball’s most memorable moments had nothing to do with a ball being pitched or hit. It was a speech delivered July 4, 1939 by Lou Gehrig at Yankee Stadium as he bid farewell to the game and his fans. 847 more words