Tag Archives: Mr. September

Yankee Double-Headline In NYT

From our Pinstripe Compare ‘n’ Contrast desk Call it Yankee tradition vs. Yankee contrition. First, the sad news, from Sunday’s New York Times: Bob Turley, Pitcher With a Blazing Fastball, Dies at 82 Bob Turley, a Cy Young-winning, right-handed pitcher … 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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Finally! Mr. September Makes A Contribution! (Our Gala 2500th Post Edition)

Alex Rodriguez, the Skunk at the Yanks’ Garden Party, didn’t stink up the joint at the Big Ballpark last night because Raul Ibanez pinch-hit for him in the bottom of the ninth and did this:   And then in the … Continue reading

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The Skunk At The Yanks’ Garden Party (Let’s Swing At Ball Four! Edition)

Yankee Killer Alex Rodriguez did it again last night, fanning for the last out on what was decidedly ball four in Game 2 of the ALDS between New York and Baltimore.   Before you start barking at the hardgrudging staff, let’s … Continue reading

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The Skunk At The Yanks’ Garden Party

Mr. September is back. Yes yes – the Yankees beat the Orioles 7-2 last night, but no thanks to Alex Rodriguez, who once again proved he’s not up to the post-season challenge, despite telling the Daily News the other day … Continue reading

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WSJ: A-Rod Is A-Okay

From our Late to the Party desk: Allen Barra in Thursday’s Wall Street Journal: Is A-Rod a Yankee Yet? Despite his 600 home runs, some New Yorkers remain skeptical of the baseball star. The reasons Barra cites: Rodriguez’s use of … Continue reading

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