Archive for the ‘New York Yankees’ Category

We Welcome Our New Girls’ Track Overlord

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

In "the most impressive thing you'll hear about sports today" news, a Texas high school junior named Bonnie Richardson won the Texas high school division 1A state track title over the weekend.Not an individual title, the state team track title. By herself.Richardson won the high jump, was second in the ...

Everybody Take a Deep Breath

Monday, May 19th, 2008

There's apparently a lot of hubbub in New York today over a blown call by umps that cost Carlos Delgado a 3-run homer. People are in a furor over this crucial gaffe, since it cost the Mets dearly in their 11-2 victory over the Yankees.Seriously folks, why does anyone give ...

Sawx and Yanks Duke It Out for Divine Favor

Monday, April 21st, 2008

It must have been a strange Sunday of conflicting emotions and tested convictions if you are both a Catholic and a Yankee fan.On the one hand, none other than the freakin' Pope himself held Mass from second base before a crowd of nearly 60,000 people at Yankee Stadium. That in ...

Joe Torre Is, Apparently, No Ron Gardenhire

Friday, March 28th, 2008

I just love it when the Wall Street Journal contributes something meaningful to the sports journalism world. It makes me feel warm, fuzzy and conservative. Which in turn makes me feel uncomfortable.Thanks to Baseball Musings, as good a baseball blog as there is, I found this interesting baseball manager grading ...

MLB Rumors: Will Someone Please Do Something?

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

So it's mid-December and, aside from one mega-deal, not much has happened to change the landscape of Major League Baseball. A-Rod went back to the Yankees, Johan Santana is still with the Twins, Erik Bedard is still in Baltimore and Jake Peavy signed a big extension with San Diego. This ...

Joe Torre Is My Hero

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

Apparently, our warning yesterday was too late. Not only is Billy Martin not walking through that door to manage the New York Yankees, anyone they hire except for Casey Stengel is a major downgrade. No potential replacement has the experience or the temperament to properly deal with managing that team. ...

Billy Martin Isn’t Walking Through That Door

Wednesday, October 17th, 2007

Joe Torre should be fired. He managed four world champions, his teams won the American League East in 1996 and then every year from 1998 through 2006, and besides that, he did it all in New York. But he should be fired. The Yankees haven't won the World Series since ...

27 Reasons Sports Suck In August

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

Seven days ago I celebrated a birthday ... yeah it was depressing but this post has nothing to do with that. Sure I was a little moody that day, but while flipping through the channels it dawned on me; my birth month might be the worst sports month on the ...