Twenty Seven


The title says it all. Congratulations to the New York Yankees!…

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The Bronx is Burning


Let me start with a quote, because I heard it in my head repeatedly throughout my (two) viewing(s) of ESPN2's new miniseries "The Bronx is Burning": "Ahhh, 1978, there'll never be another year like that, not in my lifetime." That gem was uttered by a co-worker from an old job, back in New York. The same guy who got me tickets to what ended up being Doc Gooden's no-hitter against Seattle in '96, Joe is the quintessential Yankees fan: lifelong, diehard, one-sided, true. And he's the guy I think of when I watch Billy Martin (expertly played by John Turturro) kick sand on the ump in this great, great show. I was just a kid when the Bronx Bombers…

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Live Yankees


One thing I miss out here, having moved 1,797 miles from Yankee Stadium, is of course the chance to see the boys in pinstripes with the white interlocking "NYs" on their chests take the field. Last year was my first full major league season living in Colorado, but the Yankees didn't make it out here for inter-league play. This year, while reviewing the Rockies schedule I noticed the Yankees were coming to town and I suggested to Brenda that we go; she was very non-committal. I should have figured out what that meant, but of course I didn't. I found out on my birthday, when I opened my present, which was a pair of tickets to game one of…

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Yankee Pride


Came across this gem on YouTube, some video of a guy walking around in Section 39 at Yankee Stadium with a Red Sox jersey on, and the loving Yankee fans telling him exactly what he is for doing so. Gotta love those Yankee fans... Sox Fan in the Wrong House…

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