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An A-bomb from A-Rod

Alex Rodriguez surpassed Willie Mays last night by batting career home run 661. Not all of them came out of a bottle or from stiletto hypodermic needle. 128 more words

Baseball

Book Review – Billy Martin: Baseball’s Flawed Genius by Bill Pennington

Which was Billy Martin?

Baseball wizard?

Scrappy, determined firebrand?

Two-fisted drinker and two-fisted puncher?

Egomaniacal, self-conscious, self-destructive innovator?

Generous and kind?

Religious and sorrowful? 1,822 more words

Books

Should Masahiro Tanaka Have Undergone Tommy John Surgery?

There are three words that are any pitcher’s worst nightmare: Tommy John Surgery. When the New York Yankees signed Masahiro Tanaka in January, 2014, to a 7 year, 155 million dollar contract, with a buyout after the 4th season and a full no-trade clause, they were certainly hoping to  355 more words

MLB

The Boys of Summer

When people think of slow pitch softball, they probably envision a bunch of non-athletic people in a park drinking beer. However, there is a completely different type of slow pitch softball. 598 more words

Sports

Hal Steinbrenner On WFAN: I'm A Very Different Man Than My Father

NEW YORK (WFAN) — Ever since Hal Steinbrenner took over for his dad, fans and pundits alike have compared the two.

George Steinbrenner, who passed away in 2010, is revered as one of the greatest owners in the history of professional sports. 458 more words

Sports

STONY BROOK ALUM 'ROCKS' - AS AUTHOR AND SPORTS AGENT

BY BRIAN PATRICK HARMON

He was a sick little boy pressing the hold button on real life.

Burton Rocks, then just 8, was alone on a stage at Stony Brook University’s Staller Center, performing the “Mickey Mouse March” on the piano and savoring a two-hour furlough from the hospital. 988 more words

Masahiro Tanaka was able to increase his velocity during Thursday's bullpen session

If Masahiro Tanaka can pitch as effectively as he did last season, and only miss three or four starts unlike last season, the Yankees’ chances at getting back to the playoffs for the first time since 2012 will be greatly increased. 444 more words

Yankees