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Cooperstown

  • Blogs

    September 29, 2014

    Jeterian Bling: Yankee Fans Have to Settle for Five Rings from the Age of Jeter

    #72556852 / gettyimages.com In 1998, Derek Jeter had his first of eight 200-plus-hit seasons, batted .324, was chosen for his first All-Star Game, and received his second World Series ring. He was an integral part of one of the greatest teams in Major League history, one that set a record of 125 win ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2013

    Sharon Jones Rebounds After Cancer

    The outdoor crowd of some 6,000 fans in Boise that night in April probably remember a few distinct things about the show they'd come to see. One: It was great. Of course it was. This was Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings, after all — the raucous but tight-as-a-drum soul powerhouse fronted by a n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    Marvin Miller: One Of The Most Important Men In Sports

    Marvin Miller, who died early yesterday of cancer at age 95, was more than what Red Barber once called him: "along with Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson, one of the three most important men in baseball history." He was, for almost four decades, one of the most important men in all of sports He was th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Remembering Bill Gallo, 1922-2011

    ​In today's Daily News you can find pages of tributes to Bill Gallo, who died Tuesday at the age of 88. My personal favorite is from Yogi Berra, who said, "It's hard to imagine News without him." Because the N in that quote is capped, I assume Yogi meant the Daily News, but I'm sure he also me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    Bob Feller, the Greatest Pitcher Ever?

    ​Robert William Andrew Feller, who died yesterday of leukemia at the age of 92, was the greatest pitcher in baseball history. Well, he might have been. If not, he was damn close, and, if not, he would have been with a break or two. Feller made his major league debut in 1936 when he was 17, f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Dept of Humiliating Corrections: Washington Post Forced to Acknowledge That Giovanni Ribisi Does Not In Fact Play Bass in the Roots

    Ladies and Gentleman, from the same people who brought you the infamous "September 11th was a joke" Public Enemy correction, it's...a new member of the Roots! Specifically, famous actor Giovanni Ribisi on bass! Or not at all! Let's parse.

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    The economy needs steroids, but Alex Rodriguez confesses he took 'em

    The Congo War: a report by Al Jazeera from this past November. The deadliest war since World War II — the slaughter in the Congo — drags on and on amid relatively little notice. Arabs and Jews are still killing each other, and Israel's about to elect an even harder-line government. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 9, 2009

    Damn Yankee: Alex Rodriguez confesses (kinda), and naturally he wants to now 'help kids'

    So Alex Rodriguez finally confessed to having used steroids. What a shocker. He had no choice, because he had so clearly lied previously when he absolutely denied using the muscle-enhancing drugs. But, then, they say that steroids can shrink your balls, so his previous lack of courage is really no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2009

    Jockbeat: Another Dumb Hall of Fame Choice

    How is it, in an era when more and more information and analysis is readily available, do Hall of Fame voters keep making dumber and dumber selections.  Of course, Rickey Henderson, the greatest leadoff hitter in baseball history, is a smart choice, but former Red Sox outfielder Jim Rice, right ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2008

    Interview: 90-Year-Old Jazz Pianist Hank Jones

    Hank Jones appears at Dizzy's Coca-Cola Club, part of Jazz at Lincoln Center, from tomorrow November 12 through the 16. "I have yet to do my best performance." Hank Jones, backstage at Birdland this summer, by Rob Trucks On July 31, 2008, NEA Jazzmaster Hank Jones celebrated his 90th birthday. B ... More >>

  • News

    November 27, 2007

    Hall of Shame

    Once again, one of baseball's greatest is overlooked for his place in Cooperstown

  • News

    March 20, 2007

    Stealing Mickey's Mantle

    José Reyes could be the greatest—if he doesn't figure out just how much Mets fans want from him

  • NYC Life

    May 3, 2005

    After Mitchell-Lama

    We were shelling out $400 every couple of months to pay for the lawyer

  • Art

    June 11, 2002
  • News

    July 17, 2001

    Where Have You Gone, Derek Jeter?

    Before We Enshrine the Local Hero, Let’s Take a Look at Some Cold Facts

  • News

    May 15, 2001

    New York Exchange Rates

    Grading Brian Cashman’s Work on the Trading Floor

  • Theater

    November 14, 2000
  • News

    November 2, 1999

    Sweeping Questions

    The Yanks Are Champs Again. So What?

  • News

    August 24, 1999

    Director of the Pinstriped Pilgrimage

    Tony Morante breaks down the big ballyard in the Bronx

  • News

    February 23, 1999

    Rocket Science

    The FAQs about the Yankees' big deal

  • News

    September 22, 1998

    Swinging Sixties

    An Analysis of an Exclusive Baseball Club

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