Bill Dickey

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Pudge Rodriguez Is One Of The Top Five Catchers In Baseball History -- Despite What Tim Kurkjian Thinks

    A few nights ago at the Ballpark in Arlington, ESPN's Tim Kurkjian, covering the retirement ceremony for Pudge Rodriguez, tweeted "His stats warrant first ballot Hall of Famer, ninth best C ever for me." No problem with the first statement, but what exactly is the second based on? I think most b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    Jorge Posada for the Hall of Fame: Why Not?

    Why was there so little support for Jorge Posada as a Hall of Fame player in this week's sports press? The most common phrase was "borderline HOFer," which, as I recall, I've even used in this space over the years. But let's say it: Posada is a Hall of Famer, though perhaps he won't make it on th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Yogi Berra and Casey Stengel: A Birthday Treat

    ​Happy belated birthday to Yogi Berra, who turned 86 yesterday. We stumbled on a little gem we'd like to share with you from exactly half a century ago: Casey Stengel interviewing Yogi for the Armed Forces Radio Network. This transcript offers a rare look at two great American stylists. Case ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Where's the Suspense in Picking New York's All-Time Baseball Lineup?

    ​We just watched the second episode of MSG's The Lineup, which airs Tuesdays at 10:00 p.m. and repeats throughout the week, and aside from the fun of watching clips of old ballplayers, we're kind of wondering what the point is. The Lineup's panel -- former players Gary Carter and Sparky Lyle ... More >>

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    July 9, 2002