Tag Archives: Made Yankee Fan in Boston

My Mazeroski Moment (Or, How the 1960 Pittsburgh Pirates Helped Make Me Grow Up)

The Pop History Dig is a terrific website that chronicles signature events and figures of 20th century popular culture. And the latest submission by encyclopedic author Jack Doyle  is one close to the hardworking staff’s heart. “The Mazeroski Moment” 1960 World Series It … Continue reading

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After This, No Mo

Roger Angell has this fabulous parting gift for the great Rivera in his New Yorker blog. Mo Town Late on yesterday’s dazzling, post-summer afternoon in the Bronx, each batter and infielder moved and ran with his own autumnal sharp-shadow cutout … Continue reading

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Actually, New York Beat Boston Yesterday

Forget the New York Yankees’ pathetic seven-of-eight losses to the Boston Red Sox over the past two weeks. Consider this instead: The New York Times beat the Boston Herald on the quintessential Red Sox story of this season. As the … Continue reading

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Please, MLB: Ban A-Roid For Life

New York Yankees cancer Alex Rodriguez is engaged in another slapfight with the ballclub over his return to the mothership, detailed in this New York Times piece: Rodriguez and Yankees Clash Again Over His Status ARLINGTON, Tex. — No one … Continue reading

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Quote o’ the Day (2012 BoSox Edition)

From the redoubtable Jason Gay’s latest column in the Wall Street Journal: The Loopy Mess of LakerFail The Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Miami Heat on Sunday. This is not wildly important. What’s important is that the Lakers continue … Continue reading

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Someone Please Put Alex Rodriguez Out Of Our Misery

From our Couldn’t He Be Al-EX Rodriguez? desk The hardretching staff – a Made Yankee Fan in Boston since 1974 – has long considered Alex Rodriguez a cancer upon the Pinstripes, and that’s never been truer than now. From New … Continue reading

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The Kings Totally Pwn – No, Wait – Totally Respect The Devils

Game 3 of this year’s version of Lord Stanley’s Wild Rumpus featured a total beatdown of the New Jersey Devils by the Los Angeles Kings. From Yahoo! Sports: L.A. Kings one win away from first Stanley Cup after dominating Devils … 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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ESPN Needs To Think Outside The Box

As Made Yankee Fan in Boston kept an eye on the New York-Tampa Bay tilt last night on ESPN, we found ourselves increasingly annoyed with its K Zone feature, which we’ve apparently managed to avoid for the past ten years. From ESPN … Continue reading

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Yankee Fan Says ‘Go, Sox!’

Pennant races are funny things, starting with they’re not really pennant races anymore – they’re postseason races. Regardless, once you begin scoreboard watching, you introduce a whole new geometry into the standings. Take Saturday’s AL East games, for instance. The … Continue reading

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