Growing up in Massachusetts, I have a soft spot for Fenway. I have attended more games there than any other stadium and many of my first baseball memories revolve around my Dad and I going to watch the Yankees play the Red Sox at Fenway…Read More
The Red Sox season has been a disaster to put it lightly. The defending World Series champs have won just 76 games and are only nine games above .500. What is the difference between this year's Sox team and last year’s?Read More
Quick Programming Note -
Our Wednesday Night Classics will be called the OFF-DAY CLASSICS during the season. Rather than airing a video while a live game is being played, we will save the videos for days when the Yankees don’t play. This will give all fans a chance to watch some classic Yankees moments on a night when there otherwise isn’t Yankees baseball.
We will return to Wednesday nights at the conclusion of the season.
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.Read More
Teddy Ballgame is smiling down from Heaven on you and your beloved Red Sox.
It always hurts (a lot) to see the Yankees lose, especially to the Red Sox, but, I am glad for you. You suffered for a long time with the Sox and because you are a true fan, you always stayed loyal to your team. Enjoy this ride - the winning doesn’t ever happen enough.
It is good the Sox are winning in your 80th year. It’s a wonderful year-long birthday present.
And now that the Yankees are done, just for you, I’ll say “Go Red Sox!”