Tag Archives: Derek Jeter

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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Yankees Voice Bob Sheppard Deserved Better Boston Obit Pix

This is just wrong. Bob Sheppard – the voice of the Yankees at the Big Ballpark from 1951 to 2006 – died Sunday at the age of 99. Here’s the picture from the Boston Globe obituary: Worse, the one in … Continue reading

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