Tag Archives: Derek Jeter

Quote o’ the Day (French Open Edition)

From our Late to the Victory Party desk The hardwatching staff yields to no man in our admiration of Rafael Nadal, who we believe is the classiest athlete in the world of sports (winning a photo finish with Derek Jeter). Exhibit … Continue reading

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Buster Posey Is The New Derek Jeter

From Peter Abraham’s piece in Tuesday’s Boston Globe: Buster Posey the catch-all to success of Giants He handled bat, and the pitchers DETROIT — Buster Posey hugged Sergio Romo, because catchers are supposed to hug their pitchers when they win … Continue reading

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Raul Ortiz

Yes, the Yankees lost Game One of the ALCS after coming back from a 4-0 deficit and, yes, they may have lost the irreplaceable Derek Jeter for who knows how long, but attention must be paid to Raul Ibanez, who … Continue reading

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Dead Blogging The Biden/Ryan Debate

This ‘n’ that from last night’s laughably dubbed historic vice presidential debate: 9:15 The hardwatching staff arrives late, having taken our nightly post-prandial promenade with the Missus. Immediately notice two things: 1) Joe Biden is mugging for the camera like … Continue reading

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Look Up ‘Squander’ In The Dictionary (II) . . .

. . . and you still get a picture of this: Game 5 of the ALDS Tigers-Yankees tilt was by far the worst for a Made Yankee Fan in Boston: Bases loaded, one out in the Yankees 4th – zero … Continue reading

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New York Times In Bed With Steiner Sports

Full-page ad in Thursday’s New York Times: Derek Jeter at The TimesCenter Cozy, yes? You have no idea. The Times has been Steiner Sports’ BFF the past few months: July 16, 2011 mash note. July 14, 2011 mash note. Another … Continue reading

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NYT: Derek Jeter, R.I.P.

Wednesday’s New York Times printed Derek Jeter’s baseball obituary on Page One: Under a Microscope, Jeter Has a Powerless Start DETROIT — Derek Jeter’s 100th at-bat of the season came in the eighth inning Monday night against the Tigers, in a situation that … Continue reading

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Yanks, Jeter Both Whiff

This is totally wrong: As Jeter Talks Turn Ugly, The Question Is, Why? Tyler Kepner’s piece in Wednesday’s dead-tree New York Times begins with a “Casablanca” reference, something that’s always welcome. In “Casablanca,” Rick tells Sam, his beloved piano player, that … Continue reading

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Damn Yankees

As a Made Yankee Fan in Boston, I am of course dismayed that the Yanks (who are giving “Bronx Bombers” a whole new meaning) have been slapped around by the Red Sox the past two days. But I’m not surprised. … Continue reading

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How I Follow The Yankees In Late July

At this point in the season, here’s what one Made Yankee Fan in Boston (Facebook group here) wants to know every day: 1) Did the Yanks win? (yes) 2) Did Alex Rodriguez fail to hit his 60oth home run? (yes!) … Continue reading

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