Derek Jeter

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    November 6, 2014

    Anyone Else Baffled by the Jeremiah Tower and Tavern on the Green Partnership?

    Earlier this week, Tavern on the Green owners Jim Caiola and David Salama announced that they'd finally replaced Katy Sparks, the opening chef who was driven out of the kitchen by scathing reviews. Their pick for her successor, though, is somewhat baffling: Jeremiah Tower is donning the chef's white ... More >>

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    September 29, 2014

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

    #72556852 / 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 >>

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    September 25, 2014

    Thank Keith Olbermann, Weyerbacher's Blithering Idiot Is Your Beer of the Week

    In this column, we're highlighting a local-ish beer worth drinking right now. Care for another sip? Check out our A Beer In The Headlights archives. With autumn officially upon us, it's time to set our sights on a new season of craft beer. Yet our own personal vision is of no matter here. The maven ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    August 27, 2014


    The Yanks host the Sox in one of Jeter’s last games

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2013

    Let Us Now Harshly Mock the At-Bat Music of the Yankees and Mets

    Chris Carter had a short career in the major leagues. He hit below league-average in 113 at bats from 2008-2010. He played in Japan the past two years. His career wasn't that notable except for one thing: In 2010 with the Mets, Carter's at-bat music was Rick Derringer's "Real American." As in Hulk H ... More >>

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    December 13, 2011

    Derek Jeter Is a Kind, Generous Man

    ​Upset that your last one-night stand gave you absolutely nothing, except a dash of insecurity, a sprig of morning awkwardness, and fortunately unmerited concerns over a possible STD (safe sex, people!)? Set your sights on Derek Jeter, who not only is ever so athletic and handsome, but also, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2011

    Mathieu Palombino, David Malbequi Step In at Prima; Robert Berry Takes Over at Monument Lane

    ​Mathieu Palombino, of Motorino and the forthcoming Bowery Diner, and David Malbequi, of BLT, have lent their talents to Prima Strada, which lost its chefs shortly before opening yesterday. [Eater] Monkey Bar debuted Damon Wise's new lunch menu, featuring dishes like smoked fettuccine with un ... More >>

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    October 12, 2011

    Yankee Post-Mortem, Part 2: Too-Much-Moneyball and the Crapshoot Factor

    If you're sick of Moneyball clichés, try the cure: Too Much Moneyball, a video from that's making the rounds. Our favorite scene is when the actor playing the Brad Pitt role — or, rather, in this scenario the Brian Cashman role — is thinking of new ways to spend money: "Ove ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2011

    Joe Girardi Must Have Done Something Right

    GirardiI'll be honest: I didn't think the Yankees would win the AL East, right up to the day they won it. Yet they did it, and in fact by a wide margin. Before we even consider the problems of the playoffs, we should acknowledge the gutsy job turned in by everyone, particularly manager Joe Girardi, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Miller High Life Will Save Yankee Fan From the Vicious Clutches of the IRS

    ​America is great, indeed! Remember how terrible we all felt when Christian Lopez, the lucky guy who caught the ball knocked out of the park in Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit, was maybe going to have to pay a bunch of money -- $5,000 to $14,000 -- to the IRS, just because he was coordinated enough ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    Derek Jeter: What Are the Yankees Going to Do With Him?

    ​Derek Jeter is my favorite player -- that is, my family's favorite player. I have played the 3,000th-hit homer over and over. It is my favorite baseball moment of the new century, with the possible exception of Johnny Damon's race to third base in the World Series against the Phillies. Now, ... More >>

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    July 9, 2011

    Derek Jeter Hitting 3,000: the Scene from Yankee Stadium (VIDEO)

    Steven ThrasherDerek Jeter just before hitting his 3,000th career hit​We don't go to Yankee Stadium very often, but when we do, we happen to take in really amazing games completely by accident. (Case in point: the first of the four Yankee games we've seen in person in the past decade was Game ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Derek Jeter is Better than Ramiro Peña -- Who Isn't?

    ​Have things gotten so bad for Derek Jeter that we're now measuring his value by how much he's not Ramiro Peña? "On the eve of Derek Jeter's return to pursue DJ3K," writes Andy Marchand on, "Ramiro Peña offered a little dose of what the New York Yankees don't have when No. 2 is no ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Brian Cashman: Out-Of-Touch Dork? Oh, Yes.

    Cashman​Is Brian Cashman truly the out-of-touch dork that his critics believe him to be? Or is the headline on the back page of today's Daily News ("Short Story - Cashman Says Sorry Jose, Jeter's Our Man and We're Set For The Future") some sort of shrewd Yankee bargaining ploy to get Jose Reye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    Alex Rodriguez, Joba Chamberlain, Derek Jeter 'Most Overrated' in Baseball? Please.

    Joba to pollster: Rate THIS!It isn't often that the Daily News gets something like this right, but the cover story "Bronx Jeers! Jealous Nit-Wits Rip Yankees Stars in Player Poll" has it down. In the current issue of Sports Illustrated, three Yankees are the answer to the question "Who is the most ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 2, 2011

    Derek Jeter Book Shouldn't Be Such a Big Deal

    ​I've been trying to avoid this ever since I got a review copy in the mail of The Captain: The Journey of Derek Jeter by's Ian O'Connor. (I hate just about any book about an athlete with "journey' or "quest" or "trials" in the title.) I read or skimmed about half the book and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Where Have All the Yankees Fans Gone?

    photo by Neil deMause​Following last night's ten-inning loss to the Twins, the Yankees' record stands at 3-2 (good!) and the team trails Buck Showalter's undefeated Orioles by a game and a half in the AL East (bad!). But since everybody knows that early April stats don't matter (remember how t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2011

    Jose Reyes To the Yankees? Sad to Say, It Might Happen

    ​Every Mets fan knows the answer to this trivia question: Who has played the most continuous games in a Mets uniform? Ed Kranepool, of course, with 1,853 games. But do you know who number two and three are? David Wright (1,006) and Jose Reyes (926). Those of us who have enjoyed watching ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Buck Showalter Ticked Off By Derek Jeter? He Shoulda Kept Quiet About It

    ​Let's deal with this now so we don't have to deal with it before the April issue of Men's Journal hits the stands. According to the Sporting News, Orioles manager Buck Showalter -- who for some reason Men's Journal thinks is a hot subject for a profile -- has taken pot shots at Boston's g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2011

    Derek Jeter The Best NY Athlete of All Time? Really?

    ​In 1975, a survey representing America's biggest rock and roll stations asked several thousand listeners to name the greatest rock and roll record of all time. The Beatles, you might guess? Stones? Beach Boys? Stevie Wonder? Maybe Elvis? Or The Supremes? None of the above. According to those ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2011

    Teqa to Come in March, with a Ton of Tequila in Tow

    teqanyc.comTeqa to come.​Last October, we first noticed the sign for Teqa, a new taqueria/tequileria in Murray Hill. Now, it looks like the place is gearing up for a March opening, with a Top Chef alum at the helm and 120 tequilas and mezcals in stock.

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2010

    Derek Jeter Re-Signing With Yankees, Duh

    ​After a bluff from both sides, with New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman telling aging shortstop Derek Jeter to "test the market," number 2 and the Evil Empire are said to be coming together on a three-year contract worth between $45-51 million, with "a complicated fourth-year vesting option, th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Derek Jeter: Greedy, Unreasonable, Unrealistic

    ​"This is the way the Yankees want the conversation about Derek Jeter to go," writes Mike Lupica in today's Daily News. "They have arrived at what they think is a fair contract for Jeter and if he doesn't accept it, he's being greedy and unreasonable and unrealistic, and should go test the mar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    Derek Jeter's Future: Here's An Idea Out of Left Field

    ​Yankees announcer Michael Kay, speaking on ESPN 1050 yesterday, said what is on every New York baseball fan's mind. Not "Will the Yankees win the pennant?" -- with a favorable schedule and the return of Alex Rodriguez and Andy Pettitte imminent, the odds are in their favor. Not "Will C.C. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Jim Joyce, Perfect Games, TV Replay, and Other Poorly Understood Subjects

    A worse call than this week's.​Let us be thankful we are living in, as the Chinese say, uninteresting times. Only when there's relative calm in the Middle East and things are going smoothly with the environment can such an incident as a blown call in a baseball game make the front page of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 21, 2010

    Derek Jeter Best Shortstop, but Where's at Least a Mention of Jose Reyes?

    ​Like the Huffington Post on steroids, MSG's weekly show The Lineup continues to tell us what we already know. In the first four episodes we were told that the best catcher in New York baseball history was Yogi Berra, the best first baseman Lou Gehrig, the best second baseman Jackie Robinson ... More >>

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    March 18, 2010

    Yankees Prospects Look Grim -- Star Pollster Nate Silver

    ​If Nate Silver is correct, both the Democratic Party and the New York Yankees might be headed for tough times this fall. The ace political pollster/baseball analyst projects the numbers for 1,600 major league ballplayers in the current Baseball Prospectus 2010, and things don't look good for ... More >>

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    October 17, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: No Sympathy For the Angels in Yanks' 4-1 win

    ​After all that ado, not a lick of rain. Just goes to show you. God's a Yankee fan, and even though they're "angels," it's bro's before halos. Four wins down. Seven to go. Man, it's cold out. When I started this whole watching-the-Yankees-bat-from-outside ritual, it was a 65 degree situat ... More >>

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    October 7, 2009

    Crazy Yankee Chick: ONE DOWN...Yankees' quest for 27 begins with 2-7 win

    ​So about 5 hours ago, I lamented that my hands have been shaking all day. And they still are. But for different reasons now. The Yanks are down 2-0 in the bottom of the 3rd, and that was around the time my manic desperation started to manifest itself full throttle. It's a crazy frenzy that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Jockbeat: Yankees' MVP? Allen Barra Ranks Jeter Fifth

    With all the talk of Derek Jeter as the possible MVP winner for 2009, an important question has been overlooked: who is the Yankees MVP? Bill Madden inadvertently weighed in on the issue last Sunday with a piece headlined "Ring In The Old -- Yanks rediscover formula for success: more Jeter, less A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    Interview: MSNBC's Willie Geist on New York Baseball, His Jeter Love, His Desire to Drill Pedroia, and More

    ​ We're pleased to see that our Morning Joe favorite Willie Geist has finally been given his own TV show. Way Too Early With Willie Geist now leads off MSNBC's morning schedule, airing (if one "airs" on cable) at 5:30 a.m. (That's 2:30 a.m. Pacific time, where the show is no doubt known as Wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2009

    Yankees Sweep Mets

    God damn it. The Metropolitan reports Yankees fans outnumbered Mets fans at Citi Field; we are overrun. Mariano Rivera got his 500th save and batted in a run, and Derek Jeter felt comfy enough to talk smack about Shea. Okay, let's start thinking about prospects for 2010. Maybe if this recession ho ... More >>

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    March 4, 2009
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    October 17, 2008

    Wanna Stalk a Sports Star? amNY Has Tips!

    Here's another way pro athletes are like cops: most of them live out of town. amNY reports that "only 35 of the 200 players" on our local teams live in New York City. One of them is the Mets' David Wright, who maintains "a spacious $6 million penthouse suite with outdoor space at Infinity Flats, a n ... More >>

  • 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

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    April 18, 2006
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    October 21, 2003

    They're Still Your Idols

    Zen and the Art of New York Yankee World Championships

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    April 8, 2003
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    April 1, 2003

    Yanks Don't Quite Add Up

    Subtraction and Division Problems

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    October 30, 2001
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    October 16, 2001
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    July 17, 2001

    Where Have You Gone, Derek Jeter?

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

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    July 3, 2001
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    June 19, 2001

    Meet the Yets

    The Best of New York Baseball

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    April 3, 2001

    Back on Track?

    Yanks: Wait Till Next Year

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    March 13, 2001
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    October 24, 2000

    The Scene at Shea

    Spike and Reggie and Keith, Oh My

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    October 17, 2000

    Patience Is a Virtue

    How to Succeed in Postseason Baseball

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    July 11, 2000
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    November 2, 1999

    Sweeping Questions

    The Yanks Are Champs Again. So What?

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