Tag: Mickey Mantle

Spring Training Highs and Lows: Yankees and Mets look to Future, Ponder Wright.

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SPANISH HARLEM – Hello Baseball! Oh how I have missed you. There is nothing like Spring Training Baseball, when every team thinks it has a chance.. Every young outfield prospect is Mickey Mantle and every veteran pitcher is coming into camp the healthiest and strongest they ever been. The highs are the highest because reality […]

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Angry Ward Wednesday: One Angry Man on Knicks, Jets, Yanks and Other Sports Crimes

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BRONX COUNTY COURTHOUSE, NY – Serving Jury Duty in the Bronx for the first time in my life. What a thrill ride! There’s nothing like being around Yankee Stadium in the dead of winter. It’s a real show spot. Nothing but gypsy cabs, depressing dining opportunities, and black slush as far as the eye can see. […]

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All-Name All-Stars and Home Run Derby Rules

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CINCINNATI, OH – I’ve drawn the All-Star Monday slot again, so that means two things: Time to make up new Home Run Derby Rules, and playing the All-Star Name Game! What’s that you say? The Home Run Derby already has new rules this year? Well, just who do you think you are anyway, my hypothetical […]

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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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Burning Cash: A-Rod Tweets, Cashman Breathes Fire

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THE BRONX, NY – We all know that Alex Rodriguez is an idiot and the Yankees brass are sick of him. But this week we got an unprecedented look at exactly how the Yankees feel about him. The usually collected Brian Cashman lost his sh*t after A-Rod tweeted that his doctor cleared him to play […]

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THE ART OF MAILING IT IN

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by Rex O’Rourke Procrastination, Ohio – Let’s face it folks. I’ve been mailing it in. I don’t come up with an idea until Sunday at “God Knows When”. Most weeks the thought of writing this flippin’ column is vexing at best; so I mail it in. When it comes to writing a weekly article, I’m […]

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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: GO PLAN THAT 2013 VACATION

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By Philview and the Phanatic UNDERGROUND SHELTER, PA – Nothing important today, just the end of the world! Oh, haven’t you heard? Yes, it’s coming. Yes, again. No, that was the LAST end of the world – this is the REAL one. No, it has nothing to do with the Mets. NO, and it’s nothing […]

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