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

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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

Yogi Bowman

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

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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

Aaron Judge (credit: Keith Allison)

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

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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

Marshall Brant-HORIZ

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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Pivotal ‘85 N.Y. Baseball Season Remembered In New Book

Doc Donnie The Kid-HORIZ

When great New York baseball seasons are recalled, the years 1927, 1961 and 1998 (Yankees), 1954 (Giants), 1955 (Dodgers), 1969 and 1986 (Mets) are among those frequently mentioned. But when it comes to the Yankees and Mets, the first year that both teams were truly first-rate at the same time ...

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ESPN’s 30th Season of MLB Coverage Starts With 14 Season-Opening Games in 2019

Mookie Betts (credit: Keith Allison)

ESPN will open its 30th season of Major League Baseball coverage with 14 season-opening games, beginning with an Opening Day tripleheader on Thursday, March 28, 2019. At 1 p.m. ET, the New York Yankees and Aaron Judge will host the Baltimore Orioles and Trey Mancini. At 4 p.m., the National League Champion ...

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Amore Book Takes Fans Up On The Hilltop

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Origin stories aren’t just for superheroes. True Batman fans know about Bruce Wayne’s parents being murdered in front of his eyes, and those who love Superman know he left Krypton just before its destruction and ended up on Earth. And while baseball’s lineage is long disputed and quite a story ...

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‘If Ifs and Buts…’ New Book Looks At Great Sports What-Ifs

Dent Whiff

“Deep to Left… Yastrzemski will not get it… it’s foul by a few feet. Bucky Dent just missed giving the Yankees the lead.” Had Bill White‘s memorable call of Bucky Dent‘s iconic 1978 A.L. East playoff at-bat gone something like the above, followed by Dent making the out that his ...

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