Pignatano’s Passing and Memories for NY Fans

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Joe Pignatano’s passing caused a moment of reflection for  New York baseball fans. Nurturer of tomato plants and relief pitchers for the New York Mets, he passed away on May 23 in Naples, Florida. He was 92 years old. A veteran of six major league seasons, this former catcher coached for 20 years in the […] READ MORE


Most Home Runs by Left-Hitting Catchers in MLB History

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Left-hitting catchers are very rare in baseball. Benny Distefano, who threw and bat left, was the last true left-handed catcher to play in the majors, caught three games for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Before Distefano, there were a handful of lefty-hitting catchers. But, only five players who have spent their careers behind the plate have finished […] READ MORE


New York Yankees All-Time Team

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It isn’t hard to create a lineup filled with the greatest players to ever play for the New York Yankees. Perhaps the hardest part of it all would be constructing this lineup to fulfill everyone’s egos and desires. All in all, it would be arguably the deepest and most talented lineup in history. This is […] READ MORE


Luke Voit Homers Again As Yankees End Losing Streak

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After enduring a stretch of futility the franchise has only seen five times in the previous 24 years, the New York Yankees can finally exhale. A walk-off wild pitch on Saturday against the New York Mets snapped their seven-game losing streak. The losing streak saw late-inning blown leads, injuries, and Covid-19 cancellations, but an anemic […] READ MORE


Larry Doby Makes History 73 Years Ago Today

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Historical Landmark for Baseball Today is a historical date in many ways for the Cleveland Indians and their fans. Seventy-three years ago today, Larry Doby made history. Doby became the first African-American player to appear in a game in the American League. On this day in 1947, Larry Doby became the first Black player in […] READ MORE


Reliving History: 1961 New York Yankees

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Pinstripe Pride Throwback to 1961 New York Yankees Continuing with our “Reliving History” series, today’s focus is on the 1961 New York Yankees. When looking back on the Yankees squad that season, it’s easy to make an argument that the team had everything on their 25-man roster. The Yankees were blessed with plenty of offensive […] READ MORE


Understanding Baseball’s Unique Words and Phrases

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Understanding Baseball’s Unique Words and Phrases Which sport is your favorite? While many would say soccer, it’s no secret that for Americans, baseball holds its own place, a place no other sport can take. No sport around the world does not have a unique vocabulary. Baseball is one of the most popular games in the […] READ MORE