The NY Post Listed Their Top 10 Yankees... Here Are My Top 10, Who Are Yours?

The NY Post Listed Their Top 10 Yankees... Here Are My Top 10, Who Are Yours?

Here is a fun exercise for a Sunday afternoon. The New York Post asked its baseball writers to list the Top-Ten Yankees of all time.

I decided to follow their lead and list mine as well. I also made a few other shorter lists as well.

I created my lists before looking carefully at the lists in the Post, although I would guess the Top-10 lists are very similar.

Please add your list to the comments!

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The Yankees Way? A Brief Look At How The Championship Were Built, Pt. 3: 1932

The Yankees Way? A Brief Look At How The Championship Were Built, Pt. 3: 1932

I contend that throughout their history, when the Yankees have been successful it is because they have used their great financial strength to acquire the necessary talent in order to build the best teams possible.

I decided to look at this in summary form to test my theory. In this series, I am examining the various successful championship periods in Yankees history. I will look at the team’s starting players and find out how they were acquired to see if my perspective is correct.

Some of the data used for this installment comes from Mike Whiteman who wrote the next post in this series on the 1936-39 Yankees.

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The Yankees Way? A Brief Look At How The Championship Teams Were Built, Pt. 2: 1926-1928

The Yankees Way? A Brief Look At How The Championship Teams Were Built, Pt. 2: 1926-1928

I contend that throughout their history, when the Yankees have been successful it is because they have used their great financial strength to acquire the necessary talent in order to build the best teams possible. I contend that has been the Yankees way from the very start of their success and it had defined their successful periods right up until the present day.

I decided to look at this in summary form to test my theory. In this new series, I will examine the various successful periods in Yankees history. I will look at the team’s starting players and find out how they were acquired to see if my perspective is correct.

This is Part 2 of this series where we look at the 1926-1928 Yankees.

Part 1 can be found here: A Brief Look At How The Championship Teams Were Built, Pt. 1: 1921-23

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The Yankees Way? A Brief Look At How The Championship Teams Were Built, Pt. 1: 1921-23

The Yankees Way?  A Brief Look At How The Championship Teams Were Built, Pt. 1: 1921-23

I contend that throughout their history, when the Yankees have been successful it is because they have used their great financial strength to acquire the necessary talent in order to build the best teams possible. I contend that has been the Yankees way from the very start of their success and it had defined their successful periods right up until the present day.

I decided to look at this in summary form to test my theory. In this new series, I will examine the various successful periods in Yankees history. I will look at the team’s starting players and find out how they were acquired to see if my perspective is correct.

We’ll begin with their first championship era, 1921-1923.

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On the Cusp of the 2019 New Years Eve Ball Dropping:

As with the most important things in our world, New York City is the place to be. At this time of the year with the most celebrated holiday traditions, including the Christmas Tree at Rockefeller Center, the Rockettes at Radio City, and most widely celebrated of all - the New Years Eve Ball Dropping in Times Square.

Each year, news anchors, celebrities, and crazy people who wish to stand outside for hours in the cold, come together with musical performances, year-end news wrap-ups, and a variety of other events and interviews to keep eyes on televisions as everybody at home waits for the clock to strike midnight.

The famous names of the New Year will forever be remembered with Dick Clark and Ryan Seacrest, yet one name- entirely the reasoning behind the most important ball-dropping in New York City history- goes forgotten.

As we move into 2019, and the 10th Year Anniversary of this event, I would like to take one of the upcoming 525,600 minutes to remember Luis Castillo for his infamous role in New York City History and share here this most important ball-dropping moment:

Here is to a Happy and Healthy 2019 from all of us here at Start Spreading the News!

A Look Back - 1975 Topps (Vol. 1 - Frank Tepedino)

A Look Back - 1975 Topps (Vol. 1 - Frank Tepedino)

It’s a lazy Saturday afternoon so I went into the attic and milling around I found an old box of 1975 Topps baseball cards.

As I started to flip through this box of common cards from long ago, cards that I probably sorted a million times as a kid, I wondered if I would discover the cards of any former New York Yankees…

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Yankees Tweet of the Day: New York Sports Tours