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Misdirection only distracts them from solving the real issues

Remember the New York Yankees in the 1970’s?  Most people did not read the sports pages for the scores and game highlights.  They read the paper to see who hated who, who was fighting with who and waited to see when George Steinbrenner was going to fire his manager.  454 more words

Rafael Santana 1988 Topps Traded - Sully Baseball Card of the Day for June 25, 2017

A lot can be read in between the lines with the existence of this card. Rafael Santana played the 1987 season as a member of the New York Mets. 711 more words

WFAN Best Sports Figures: #7 -- George Steinbrenner

Editor’s Note: As part of WFAN’s 30th anniversary celebration, from May 1-12, we asked you to vote on the best local sports figures over the past 30 years. 236 more words

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Back Stories: George Steinbrenner, Aka Mr. Bluster

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — Bill Schweitzer was a WCBS sports anchor in the 1980s and gave Yankee owner George Steinbrenner the nickname: Mr. Bluster. 41 more words

New York Yankees

Flashback (Part 1): Jim Bibby v Gabe Paul

Note: This is part 1 of a three-part series. For the others, see part 2 and part 3

OK, here’s something completely off the beaten track, done purely for a friend. 1,441 more words

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An open letter to New York Yankees fans

Dear Yankees fans,

I have a bone to pick. There is something that has entered our lexicon over the past few seasons, and to be honest, I have grown quite weary of it. 1,066 more words

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Don Mattingly 1987 Topps - Sully Baseball Card of the Day for February 10, 2017

It is hard to explain to people who did not live in the 1980’s to understand what Don Mattingly meant to Yankee fans of my age. 944 more words