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Happy Birthday, Roger Repoz

Happy 75th Birthday to Roger Repoz, my teammate on the Yankees during my rookie season of 1966. Roger had his major league debut with the Yankees in 1964 as a September call-up, and played half a season with them in 1965. 251 more words

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Teixeira posts 2nd straight 3-hit, 2-HR game

When the Yankees scored 21 runs Tuesday night at Arlington, Texas, Mark Teixeira did not have one of the the team’s 19 hits. He did reach base twice on a walk and being hit by a pitch and scored both times but essentially was left out of all the fun. 385 more words

1984 Olympic Torch Carried By Jenner Sells For 24K

NEW YORK (CBSLA.com/AP) — The 1984 Summer Olympic torch that decathlete Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nev., sold Thursday for just under $24,000 at an auction of sports memorabilia. 754 more words


Happy Birthday, Don Lock

Happy Birthday to Don Lock, an outfielder who came up through the Yankee farm system and played MLB for the Senators, Phillies and Red Sox in the 1960’s.  279 more words

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No. 7 proved lucky for Hall of Fame inductee

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — One of the many distinctions Mickey Mantle had in his legendary career was that for 45 years he was the only player who wore No. 317 more words

Nooks and Crannies

My kids still talk about our house back in Illinois: the house with the crawl spaces.

We were only the second owners when we bought it in 2000. 1,004 more words


Mickey Mantle's first day as a Yankee coach

In 1970, at the end of August, the Yankees announced that Mickey Mantle was returning to the team as a coach. It was a peculiar situation: the Yankees essentially platooned First Base coaches. 172 more words

Recollections Of My Baseball Career