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2001 Stories by Allen St. John

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  • Follow the Money

    published December 25, 2001

    Take away the John Rocker jokes, and this year's baseball winter meetings sounded more like a meeting of the G7 nations. Revenue streams. Budget... More >>

  • The Numbers Game

    published December 11, 2001

    Believe it or not, there was once a time when baseball statistics meant 61 homers, 4192 hits, 56 consecutive games, and 17 beers consumed. But... More >>

  • Here’s to the Losers

    published November 6, 2001

    It shouldn't have ended this way. In a stadium with a fucking swimming pool to baseball's answer to the Toronto Raptors, managed by a guy who... More >>

  • The Yanks Wait Till the Midnight Hour

    published October 30, 2001

    The Yankees' witching hour comeback amazes everyone...except maybe the Yankees. After everything that's happened in the past seven weeks, it's... More >>

  • The Choke Was on Them

    published October 23, 2001

    The House was still rocking courtesy of Bernie and Sori as Rudy paused in its bowels, waiting as his posse made the South Bronx safe for Hizzoner.... More >>

  • Jeter's Tour de Force Fielding

    published October 16, 2001

    Okay, it doesn't have a name yet, but Derek Jeter's relay to Jorge Posada against the As stands to become a fielding play for the ages. (Couldn't... More >>

  • Fall Classics

    published September 25, 2001

    When I return to Yankee Stadium this week, and walk onto that manicured bluegrass for the first time since, well, everything changed, I won't look... More >>

  • Winning Ugly

    published September 11, 2001

    'C'mon, Pete, don't let a racist win,' shouted a lone voice from the cheap seats at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Pete Sampras, preparing to serve, didn't... More >>

  • How to Open a Closed World

    published August 28, 2001

    "He's on the second court, with the baseball cap turned backwards," Says the USTA media guy diplomatically, pointing out Levar Harper-Griffith to... More >>

  • The Marlboro Man

    published August 14, 2001

    Who's the world's highest-paid athlete? Need a hint? It's not Alex Rodriguez. And it's not Tiger Woods, either. The multimillionaire in question... More >>

  • Where Have You Gone, Derek Jeter?

    published July 17, 2001

    Derek Jeter is a Yankee immortal, at least as far as James Fiorentino is concerned. In the bowels of the Stadium, just outside the Yankee... More >>

  • Meet the Yets

    published June 19, 2001

    OK, Bud Selig, we're calling your bluff. After the weekend's ugly Subway Series, Fred Wilpon is unhappy and George is downright pissed. We must... More >>

  • Back on Track?

    published April 3, 2001

    Ah, Opening Day at Yankee Stadium. Robert Merrill singing "America the Beautiful" as if he's got a plane to catch. Bob Sheppard introducing the... More >>

  • Making Babies

    published February 6, 2001

    It's 3:27 a.m., and I'm typing quietly so as not to wake the young lady asleep in my lap. She's got only slightly more hair than Sinéad... More >>

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