Ralph Houk

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2010

    Jack Tatum: Remembering the Assassin

    As we had occasion to note over the last couple weeks following the deaths of George Steinbrenner and Ralph Houk, one hates to speak ill of the recently deceased. However, there is that danger that the last word on someone's life is the one that's going to define his legacy, and that's particularly ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Ralph Houk and Yogi Berra: Let's Not Forget the Facts

    ​Respect for the dead doesn't demand a revision of the historical record. I liked Ralph Houk, too, and was sad to hear of his passing last Wednesday. Yes, Houk was respected by the players that he managed, particularly Mickey Mantle (whom he made the Yankees captain, or at least their unoffici ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2009

    Congratulations Douchebag Yankee Fans

    Lovingly borrowed from Yankees 2000 About the best thing you can say about the Yankees' Series victory is that it's been too long since the last one -- in which they defeated our beloved Mets -- for their fans to have achieved total douchebag status. True, last night they chanted "Who's Your Daddy" ... More >>

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    July 13, 1999