Tag Archives: New York Yankees

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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Herald Press Party Heeds Hardworking Staff, Moves Back to Friday

For months now we’ve been urging the Boston Herald’s Press Party to shake off the Dreaded Thursday Curse by moving its Wayne’s World webcast back to Friday. This week, they did.     From Friday’s edition: Well . . . nothing, except this … 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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Could The Yankees Be A-Rid Of Alex Rodriguez?

From our There Is a God desk Praise the Lord! New York Yankees cancer Alex Rodriguez is thisclose to being banned from Major League Baseball for life. From USA Today (roll your own here): MLB prepared to ban A-Rod for life, suspend … 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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Local Dailies Have Mo Sports Coverage

The Boston Sunday papers featured – hold on now – very similar takes on New York Yankee immortal Mariano Rivera, who’s been on a unique farewell tour in this his final season. Peter Abraham piece from the Boston Sunday Globe: Yankees’ … Continue reading

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A (Jason) Gay Ol’ Time (The Great Rivera Edition)

The Wall Street Journal’s redoubtable Jason Gay gets it pitch-perfect in his latest column: Let’s Be Cool Like Mariano Rivera I have a new dream, a fresh life goal. I want to be more like Mariano Rivera. I believe I … Continue reading

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Mariano Rivera: “Pitching God”

From our Late to the Going-Away-Party desk Last week – the hardworking staff has a serious periodical backlog – New York magazine ran a cover story on Mariano Rivera that was as sharp as the cut fastball he’s lived off … Continue reading

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Hark! The Herald! (Preview Edition II)

From our Walt Whitman desk The Boston Herald will be doing some celebrating itself and singing itself tomorrow, thanks to a return trip to The Newseum’s Top Ten Front Pages hit parade. Opening Week Look no further than today’s front pages to find out … Continue reading

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