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Drama of 1962 Went Beyond The Field

When Willie McCovey’s ninth-inning, two-out, Game 7 screaming liner ended up in Bobby Richardson’s glove, the difference of a foot or so up or over decided the 1962 World Series on a single swing (and, as most fans of a certain age are aware, with another Hall of Famer, Willie ...

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Voit, Urshela, Conforto, Pudge, Carson, Naeher Earn Munson Honors

Michael Confoto (credit: Arturo Pardavila III from Hoboken, NJ, USA) A star-studded lineup will be honored virtually at the 41st Annual Thurman Munson Awards ceremony to benefit AHRC New York City Foundation on Tuesday, February 2, 2021, and these are the honorees: New York Yankees standouts Luke Voit and Gio Urshela, New York Mets outfielder Michael Conforto, Hall of Famer catcher Pudge Rodriguez, New York ...

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Cubs Take Down Yankees In Strat-O-Matic’s 2020 Baseball Playoff Simulation

It has been more than eight decades since the Cubs and Yankees met in the World Series, but according to the simulation posted today by Strat-O-Matic (www.strat-o-matic.com), the leader in sports simulation games, those two storied franchises will survive three rounds of playoffs and match up for the title next ...

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Valentine, White, Leyritz Plus ‘69 Amazin’ Mets Kranepool, Swoboda, Shamsky Free Live Virtual Q&A’s Weds, Thurs

As baseball prepares for its return to Yankee Stadium and Citi Field this month, some of the standouts from years past take the virtual stage when former Mets Subway Series manager Bobby Valentine, currently A.D. at Sacred Heart University, former Yankees hard-hitting outfielder Roy White, Yankees postseason standout Jim Leyritz, ...

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All-Time Greats Wade Boggs, Dwight ‘Doc’ Gooden To ‘Meet’ Fans In Free Q&A Plus Video Chats May 17

The baseball season may be on hold for now, but die-hard fans love their connection to the sport’s history and the chance to meet their heroes. And while in-person gatherings aren’t possible, the pop culture convention experts at Wizard World have arranged for the next best thing as two all-time ...

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‘Yogi’ Puts A Smile On Fans’ Faces

There is something about saying the name “Yogi Berra” that puts a smile on your face. Fans under, say, 60, didn’t see him play live, but his feats on the diamond are legendary: the bad-ball hitter who won three MVPs and 10 World Series rings. (10!) No one is close ...

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Yankees, Amazon Prime Video and YES Network team up to live stream 21 games in 2020

The New York Yankees, Amazon Prime Video and the YES Network are teaming up to live-stream 21 New York Yankees games this regular season on Prime Video at no additional cost to Prime members. The first Yankees game on Prime Video is scheduled for Friday, April 17, when the Yankees ...

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Yankee Global Enterprises with Strategic Partners Acquire YES Network from Disney

Yankee Global Enterprises, with strategic partners Sinclair Broadcast Group and Amazon, today announced the purchase of the YES Network (“YES”) from The Walt Disney Company, acquiring the 80 percent of the YES Network not already held by Yankee Global Enterprises at a total enterprise value of $3.47 billion. Additional equity ...

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Cricket World Cup Final, Epic Men’s Singles Wimbledon Final Top Thuuz Sports Most Exciting Rankings For June

Thuuz Sports, the most powerful automated video highlights production platform for worldwide sports, today announced their July Top 10 most exciting games, with a very unique 24 hour period in the UK, The Cricket World Cup and Men’s Final at Wimbledon outdistancing some exciting and emotional MLB matchups during the ...

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Some ’80s Yankees-In-Waiting Never Got To Wear The Interlocking NY

Yankee fans who lived through the late 1970s championships, then the up-and-down and ultimately title-less 1980s remember a familiar phrase: “The Columbus Shuttle.” Burly slugger Steve “Bye-Bye” Balboni may have been its most well-know rider, but the AAA International League entry, which switched to the Yankees in 1979 after serving ...

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