Tag: New York Yankees

Could Yankees trade Giancarlo Stanton? Report suggests ‘rumblings’

Could Yankees trade Giancarlo Stanton? Report suggests ‘rumblings’ originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Even massively-paid superstars aren’t safe on the New York Yankees, it appears. Less than a year after New York acquired Giancarlo Stanton in a blockbuster trade with the Miami Marlins, The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo reported Saturday there are […]

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Documents Shed Light on the Life and Death of Thurman Munson

Once her suit went to court, in May 1984, the case was settled in a matter of days and the terms were not disclosed. James Wiles, one of FlightSafety International’s lawyers at the time, still contends there was no culpability in Munson’s death on the part of either company. But a trial, he said, was […]

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First, the Yankees Played the Indians. Then World War ll Took the Field.

During World War II, baseball not only survived, it thrived. Games were turned into dazzling patriotic shows, and an extravaganza like the all-star game featuring the greats of the Yankees, Giants and Dodgers at Polo Grounds on Aug. 26, 1943, raised $800 million in war bonds. But another war-relief game that summer, which raised far […]

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A Sports Psychology Guru Dies, but His Practices Live On

When the Cal State Fullerton baseball team was floundering midway through the 2004 season, on a pace to become the first losing team in the program’s history, an unusual team meeting was called. The players were brought before a kindly gentleman with weary eyes, a warm smile and a Wilford Brimley mustache. The man was […]

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What Should Teams Be Willing To Trade For Manny Machado?

By Matt Citak With just under three weeks until MLB’s July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the league has yet to see any major deals go down this season. While many guys, both pitchers and position players, remain available on the trade market, teams around the league seem to be waiting for the big shoe to […]

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