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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

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“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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Former All-Star Pitcher Wells Talks CBDs, Opiate Addiction On Podcast

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With the 2018 Major League Baseball season now underway, three-time All-Star and two-time World Series champion left-handed pitcher David Wells has more on his mind than balls and strikes. Wells recently joined long-time San Diego radio shock-jock and talk-show host Chris Cantore on his Yew Online podcast to talk about CBD, also known as Cannabidiol, to ...

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‘Voice of the Yankees’ Michael Kay to Receive Vin Scully Award for Excellence in Sports Broadcasting from WFUV Radio

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Michael Kay, the Emmy Award-winning New York Yankees play-by-play announcer on YES Network and drive time host of The Michael Kay Show on ESPN NY 98.7 FM Radio, has been selected to be the 11th recipient of the Vin Scully Award for Excellence in Sports Broadcasting  from WFUV Radio (90.7 FM/wfuv.org), the noncommercial, member-supported public media service of Fordham University for more than 70 years, it was announced ...

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Judge Named Topps Card No. 1 for 2018

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New York Yankees star Aaron Judge continues to earn accolades as the reigning American League Rookie of the Year was voted to be Card No. 1 in 2018 Topps® Baseball Series 1 by thousands of fans as revealed exclusively on MLB Network today. Baseball fans can get the newest Topps ...

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Yanks’ Stanton Earns First TOPPS NOW In Pinstripes

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He may be new to pinstripes, but Giancarlo Stanton isn’t wasting any time getting the TOPPS NOW treatment from the venerable card company. The Yankees’ shiny new right fielder has his first baseball card in the famed Yankees garb, with images from Monday’s press conference available to fans until noon ...

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Aaron Judge Scores Seven Of Top 10 Topps NOW Cards To Date In 2017

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Yankees RF Aaron Judge’s record-setting rookie year has included plenty of highlights and accolades. One measure of his immense popularity is his appearance on seven of the top 10 Topps NOW cards issued to date in 2017. Judge, featured again today after his two-homer peformance on Monday set the mark ...

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Yankees Record-Breaking Shortstop Didi Gregorius Signs Exclusive Collectibles Deal with Steiner Sports

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25: Didi Gregorius #18 of the New York Yankees in action during a game against the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium on August 25, 2017 in the Bronx borough of New York City. The Mariners defeated the Yankees 2-1. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Didi Gregorius continues to have the hot hand.  The New York Yankees shortstop, who made history Wednesday (September 20) by shattering Derek Jeter‘s single-season franchise home run record for a shortstop with his 25th circuit blast of the campaign, has signed an exclusive collectibles deal with Steiner Sports, it was announced today.    Gregorius joins Steiner’s ...

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Deals, Deals, Deals! New Book Looks At The Best… And Worst Of Them

New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez returns to the dugout after an inning against the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday July 29, 2007 at Camden Yards in Baltimore. .

Baseball’s trading deadline is a few weeks away (and Amazon’s Prime Day is upon us!). Trade talk around the league has been ramping up, in what could culminate in a bonanza like July 2017 or — like many other years — a lot more speculation than actual swapping. Will teams ...

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Appel Spins Another Gem With ‘Stengel’

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When Charles Dillon “Casey” Stengel was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1966, author Marty Appel surmises, he likely “played with or against or managed more” fellow Hall of Famers than any of the then-100+ enshrinees. Having been born before Babe Ruth, started his playing career in ...

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