The Mets and Yankees start a three-game stand at Yankee Stadium today, and though the papers are banging the drum, some tickets remain on sale. You will probably have to settle for standing room, and good luck moving down to those empty $1,250 seats. Mets manager Jerry Manuel is playing down his s ... More >>
It isn't just the economy and the ticket prices that will produce all those empty seats at Yankee Stadium tonight. The Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies have taken much of the wind out of this season's first Subway Series. As we go to press, you can still go to the Yankees web site and g ... More >>
Steiner Sports is getting right on that Yankee Stadium detritus auction, announcing today it is immediately commencing an auction of such "timeless Americana" as "1 ft. x 1 ft. pieces of live sod from Yankee Stadium" for $120 and "Final Season Crystals with Genuine Dirt from the original Yankee S ... More >>
Are the Yankees screwing us on memorabilia? The Times points out that the city has what looks like an extremely sweet deal on bits and pieces of the old Yankee Stadium: they give us $11.5 million, and they get to do what they like with the debris of the stadium built in the mid-70s (with taxpayer as ... More >>
Hey, that oughta work: noticing (as who hasn't?) that their best seats are not filling up, the Yankees have offered fans a new deal: 50 percent off the $2,500 Legends Suite seats. And $1,000 seats will go for $650. Yes, the Steinbrenners have adjusted some Yankee Stadium premium seating prices. If ... More >>
Well, if this isn't a sign of the times, we don't know what is: a longtime Yankees mascot/fan, Freddy "Freddy Sez" Schuman, who has carried homemade totems and made a cheerful nuisance of himself at hundreds of Yankee games, used to gain admittance to the old Yankee Stadium on his celebrity alone, ... More >>
The Yankees take on the Oakland A's
The writers in the current issue of Sports Illustrated -- including Ben Reiter, whose name is on the Yankee section -- seem to feel everything will go great in the Bronx this year - or almost great. The Yankees, SI thinks, will roll over the Red Sox and A's to win the AL East, will beat the Twins in ... More >>
For all the funk the Yankees engendered by not making the playoffs last year after 13 straight seasons, it's important to note that Chien-Ming Wang missed 15-19 starts because of that June 15 foot injury against Houston, and that if that hadn't happened, the Yankees likely would have been in the pos ... More >>
Valentine's Day is a little sweeter this year because it's also the first day major league injured players, pitchers and catchers report to spring training, which means we can talk about baseball "Spring Training Thankfully Arrives," says the Wall Street Journal. amNY's Urbanite finds fans "hung ... More >>
This morning in Yankeefunland: Assemblymember Richard Brodsky's surprise last-second hearing on the latest round of taxpayer-financed Yanks and Mets stadium bonds, with promised testimony (under duress) from Yankees president Randy Levine and city Economic Development Corporation chief Seth Pinsky ... More >>
Scoreboards and other trinkets given to baseball's richest team
City Hall gift-wraps another present for baseball's richest team
But not seeing the Bombers get beat.
Its that baseball time of year again
We knew A-Rod would be back. Not that it solves anything.
Torre's gone, but the slugger may return
City Documents Show Team Billed Taxpayers for Souvenirs, Bar Tabs
The secret to the Yanks' success? A guy named Kevin
How can a team with four Hall of Famers fall so far?
It's time New York got more excited about the Mets
Rudy Giuliani downplays the value of his jewelry collection
Steinbrenner can't pay too much for what he really wants
Hey, it was nice while it lasted. And so was the Yankee skipper. Probably too nice for a last-place team.
Notes from the grapefruit league, Yankees edition
How city officials snoozed while the Yanks burned public money for their new stadium
Circling the bases: Documents reveal city paid the team's lobbyists and execsfor lobbying city and state officials
Yanks and Mets stadiums could cost taxpayers $800 million
A fan's notes: How the Yankees became the Freuds of Summer
Wild pitch: Why does George Steinbrenner want to tear down the house that Ruth built?
The Red Sox finally win it. But who's to say another drought isn't just beginning?
What's not to like? George wants to win, and what's more, he wants to win for us
Battered by the Marlins, the Yanks Face Spankings by You-Know-Who
Yankee Bashing Catches On Even With the Local Hacks