John Wetteland

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    Yankee From Bama David Robertson Could Be Team's Most Important Reliever

    Check any sports page or web site today and you're bound to find some story to the tune of "The Biggest Question Marks For The Yankees." Sample: "Can Mariano continue to defy age?" and "How long can Derek Jeter continue to play shortstop?" and "Can A-Rod avoid injury and get back on track?" and "Can ... More >>

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    March 1, 2012

    The Yankees' Wild Card: Joba Chamberlain

    Though it didn't make anyone's sports headlines in a week of Bobby Valentine's smart-offs and the return of Jeremy Lin, what might turn out to be the biggest sports news of all is the exciting progress (measured in the increasing velocity of that once-fearsome slider, now up to 94-95 mph) of Joba Ch ... More >>

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    September 14, 2011

    The Day The Yankees Tried to Trade Mariano Rivera

    Yankee savior RiveraHere's a story from the November 17, 1997, Seattle Times that's making the rounds: Not even the New York Yankees' offer of reliever Mariano Rivera, rated one of the American League's top closers, could entice the Mariners to give up Randy Johnson. ...

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    June 2, 2011

    Mariano Rivera: Even the Outsiders Pitch In On His Greatness

    Rivera deliversMariano Rivera's 1000th appearance in a Yankees uniform has triggered a slew of analytical articles examining various aspects of his greatness. Oddly enough, the most interesting ones didn't come from the mainstream New York press. One of the best was by David Pinto, formerly of Bas ... More >>

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    April 16, 2009

    Yankee Stadium Opener Has Yogi, Sousa, Finger, Tommy Bahama

    The new Yankee Stadium will hold its first MLB regular season game today, with the Bombers facing Cleveland. The park opened at 10 a.m. (reporters are already filing about the "Taj Mahal of baseball parks") and opening ceremonies will commence around noon with the West Point Marching Band performing ... More >>

  • News

    April 11, 2000
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    May 25, 1999

    Men's Wear Daily

    Style on the Diamond Is Ever Changing

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    May 4, 1999

    Above Average Joe

    The Subtle Genius of Torre's Yankee Reign

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    December 8, 1998

    Winterball Heats Up

    Grading baseball's off-season moves