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  • Jeter Hits Walk-Off Single in Final Game at Yankee Stadium (Videos)

    Jeter Hits Walk-Off Single in Final Game at Yankee Stadium (Videos)

    Last night, retiring Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter took the field for the very last time at Yankee Stadium. He still has three games left in his mythical career, but for Yankees fans this was goodbye. Amazingly, if you had asked any one of those Yankees fans to script Derek Jeter’s final game at Yankee Stadium, […]

  • Derek Jeter Career Highlights Recreated in Legos? Sure, Why Not (Video)

    Derek Jeter Career Highlights Recreated in Legos? Sure, Why Not (Video)

    Just when you thought the pomp and circumstance surrounding the imminent retirement of Derek Jeter could not possibly get any more ridiculous—All-Star game tributes, extravagant gifts, saccharine Gatorade commercials—out comes this video featuring all the great Derek Jeter career highlights recreated in Legos. Of course, while part of me wants to roll my eyes at […]

  • Babe Ruth Red Sox Contract Sells for More Than $1 Million (Pic)

    Babe Ruth Red Sox Contract Sells for More Than $1 Million (Pic)

    The original Babe Ruth Red Sox contract may have only been for $5,000, but it recently went to auction for $1.02 million. The document, which Babe Ruth, the AL president, and Red Sox owner Henry Frazee all signed, was executed in 1918, a year before Ruth was famously shipped to the New York Yankees. Interestingly […]

  • New Derek Jeter Gatorade Commercial Cranks the Sentimentality Up to 11 (Video)

    New Derek Jeter Gatorade Commercial Cranks the Sentimentality Up to 11 (Video)

    There’s a new Derek Jeter Gatorade commercial, and it has a little something for everyone. If you’re a card-carrying Jeter-lover and you just can’t get enough of all the schmaltzy Derek Jeter retirement stuff, I suspect this commercial might stimulate your tear ducts, or at the very least cause a few goosebumps. However, if you like Jeter but don’t […]

  • Derek Jeter’s Top 10 Moments

    Derek Jeter’s Top 10 Moments

    There aren’t many athletes out there whom you could say are both overrated and also truly great. But you can say that with Derek Jeter. The way hardcore Yankees fans talk about the guy, you’d think he’s the greatest, classiest, most clutch shortstop of all time. And some of them, citing his five championship rings […]

  • Lovable Baseball Lifer Don Zimmer Passes Away at 83

    Lovable Baseball Lifer Don Zimmer Passes Away at 83

    You won’t find many people around Major League Baseball as universally liked and respected as Don Zimmer. There are tons of better players and many better managers, but few better people. Sadly, after gracing the game of baseball with his presence for 66 years, Zimmer passed away yesterday, June 4, at the age of 83. […]