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  • This Day In Sports History (June 18th) — Billy Martin

    This Day In Sports History (June 18th) — Billy Martin

    It was on this day in 1979 that George Steinbrenner re-hired Billy Martin to manage the New York Yankees.  This was Martin’s second of an incredible five stints as manager of the Yankees. Martin first began managing New York in 1975, when he took over for the fired Bill Virdon, and led the Yankees to […]

  • This Day In Sports History (June 6th) — Stump Merrill

    This Day In Sports History (June 6th) — Stump Merrill

    It was on this day in 1990 that Stump Merrill replaced Bucky Dent as the manager of the New York Yankees.  With the hiring, Merrill became the 31st manager in Yankees history. Merrill replaced Dent, who had the Yankees out to an 18-31 record to start the 1990 season.  Dent was hired late in the […]

  • Watch Yankees and Red Sox Players Get Freaked Out By Thunder (Video)

    Watch Yankees and Red Sox Players Get Freaked Out By Thunder (Video)

    Yesterday’s Sunday Night Baseball showdown between the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox turned into a Sunday night weather report in the sixth inning, as play was halted twice due to rain before finally being called. But not even a delay in the action could prevent the highlights from rolling in.  Check out […]

  • This Day In Sports History (May 17th) — David Wells

    This Day In Sports History (May 17th) — David Wells

    It was on this day in 1998 that David Wells pitched the 15th perfect game in baseball history.  Wells accomplished the feat against the Minnesota Twins in a game played at Yankee stadium. This was the first regular season perfect game in the storied history of the New York Yankees and the second in team […]

  • Baseball Is Back, and So Are the Drunken Dancing Fans (Video)

    Baseball Is Back, and So Are the Drunken Dancing Fans (Video)

    Drunk dancing baseball fans are back. Thank goodness. Of course, you can see drunk fans dancing like idiots at lots of different sporting events—hockey games, basketball games, football games, you name it. But no sport produces as many drunk dancing fans as baseball. I don’t know what it is. Actually, that’s not true. I do […]

  • This Day In Sports History (October 26th) — New York Yankees

    This Day In Sports History (October 26th) — New York Yankees

    It was on this day in 2000 that the New York Mets and New York Yankees played Game 5 of the World Series.  This was the last installment of the “Subway Series” and the Yankees went on to win the game and claim their third consecutive World Series title and fourth in the last five […]

  • Stat Line Of The Night — 10/10/12 — Raul Ibanez

    Stat Line Of The Night — 10/10/12 — Raul Ibanez

    Alex Rodriguez entered Game 3 of the Yankees’ ALDS series against the Baltimore Orioles with just one hit and five strikeouts in nine at bats during his first two games of the series.  And last night’s performance was no better, as he failed to record a hit in his first three at bats, while striking […]