Tag: Joe DiMaggio

Big Ben’s Home Run Derby Special: Aaron Judge Wins, Barely Breaking a Sweat

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MIAMI BEACH, FL – It’s everyone’s favorite sports hiatus, the MLB All-Star Break. I made a point to watch the Home Run Derby this year to see Aaron Judge in action. And, Ladies and Gentlemen of the jury, he did not disappoint. In other news… I learned how to embed Tweets. I now can totally […]

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Yankees Greats Ruth, DiMaggio, The Mick and…Graeme Lloyd?

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Melbourne, FL–There wasn’t a dry eye in the House on Sunday evening. Bernie Williams had his very good career properly recognized at Yankee Stadium. Bernie was a very good Yankee, and a consistent run producer for the dynastic Bomber teams of the mid 90s to the mid 2000s. Very good, but not great since that […]

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Spring Forward? Sports Time Machine Sees Wildcats, Mets, Yanks, Knicks, Horses

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COXSACKIE, NY – Spring ahead as the saying goes when it’s time to turn the clocks ahead in observance of daylight savings time – or the time where broken-down mopes like me complain about losing an hour of sleep despite a fruitful existence. Today, I’ll combine our clock synchronization as a sports time machine of […]

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Global Sports Recap Begins & Ends With… Disney World?

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, FLA – I’m here on family vacation at Las Vegas For Kids… or Disney World, as it’s more popularly known. Lodging at the All-Star Sports Resort and visiting EPCOT for a day put me on track for today’s assignment…an Epcot/Disney inspired Global Sports Recap. Mexico: Holy crap! I haven’t seen this many sombreros since […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: Five, Five, Five

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NEW YORK, NY – It’s all about five today people. I’m writing this thing as late as I ever have. Short Matt will probably be pulling out his hair–you know, ear hair, nose hair, shoulder blade hair–waiting on me. In fact, let’s just say by the time I submit this column it will actually be […]

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ANGRY WARD WEDNESDAY: ICHIRO WORSHIP

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SEATTLE, WA – Taking a break from the yuk-yuks today to focus on a guy who everyone knows, but who is still quite possibly the most under-appreciated player in Major League Baseball. That man’s name is Ichiro Suzuki or, more simply, Ichiro as he is called throughout the bigs. But unlike other one name superstars […]

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GROTE'S GRIPES: SERBY'S SUNDAY Q & A

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NEW YORK, NY – The Sunday NY Post is a must read. Sure The NY Times may have 23 Sunday sections but all of those sections combined cannot provide the entertainment that Steve Serby’s Q & A column does for Sunday Post readers. For those who don’t know Steve Serby, he is a hack sportswriter […]

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COOKIE'S CORNER: THE FIRST WIVES CLUB

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NOT TIGER’S MANSION, FLA – It’s Friday and before you start your groaning about a post about ‘WIVES,’ give it a chance. We’ve had more talk of Tiger Woods’ indiscretions than is necessary. I mean, I am pretty sure if we did a media poll, it’d show that Tiger’s name has been mentioned more than […]

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TAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAME… A FINAL SALVO

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by Ed Diz/Dr Diz FORT WORTH, TEJAS – Well, the replay of the 1950 Fall Cassic – the last time the Phillies and Yankees met for the World Championship – is over. Aside from decent baseball and beefy lineups, both teams showed off their shiny new ballparks. Nice. Good times. But hold the phone, everyone. […]

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TELL IT LIKE IT IS TUESDAY: TIME TO TALK "TERMINATED"

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by The Philly Phanatic & Philview TRENTON, NJ – The Phantastic Prognosticator has done it again! He’s now three for three. Amazin’… In the May edition of Playboy, Jimmy “Prognosticator” Rollins responded with the following when asked to give his prediction for the 2009 World Series: “The Fall Classic? I see our boys vs. the […]

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