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All-Stars making noise in this year’s offseason

From Cy Young candidates to Silver Sluggers, several of the MLB’s top players have made headlines this offseason. Here’s a look at some of the biggest offseason acquisitions and re-signings so far.

The Boston Red Sox have added an ace to their star-studded roster by acquiring Chris Sale from the Chicago White Sox in a blockbuster… Continue reading

Pro Tips for Kids: with former Expos reliever, Don DeMola

Don DeMola is a former pitcher for the Montreal Expos in the mid 1970’s. He was drafted by the Yankees in the seventh round of the 1970 Amateur Draft out of South High School in Commack, New York.

“I was 18 years old when the Yankees invited me to Spring Training in 1971,” he said. Mickey… Continue reading

The Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center

It’ll Never Be Over, Yogi, Because You’ll Live in Our Hearts Forever!!

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In tribute to Yogi Berra, we reprint the following article which first posted on the NJ Baseball website in 2011

 

The Yogi Berra Museum has been host to many historic figures in baseball since the doors opened in 1998. With an average… Continue reading

Yankees Legend, Yogi Berra Passes Away at the age of 90

Today, the baseball world says farewell to New York Yankees legend, Yogi Berra who passed away late Tuesday night due to natural causes at the age of 90. Coincidentally, he passed away on the same day that he made his MLB debut 69 year ago. Yogi played catcher for the Yankees for 18 seasons and he… Continue reading

Baseball Says Goodbye to Two Class Acts

Last Sunday marked the end for the 2014 MLB regular season campaign. But it also marked the end for two of the game’s greatest for the Yankee shortstop, Derek Jeter and White Sox first baseman, Paul Konerko. Both players will surely be getting a phone call from Cooperstown in the near future. Jeter and Konerko were… Continue reading

The Beginning and the End: Hall of Fame Careers Intertwine

 It is often Legends of the game find their careers overlapping. Heroes of the past make way for the Greats of the future. For instance Hall of Fame catchers Billy Dickey and Yogi Berra were teammates during the 1946 season. Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle were teammates in 1951. Heck even Don Mattingly and Derek… Continue reading

What could have been…. The Anthony Orso Story

 I played one summer of high school level baseball for the PBI summer league. My crowning achievement was probably being the biggest player to ever steal home. My passion for baseball is endless, but I know my destiny isn’t going to be in Major League Baseball (as a player anyway.)

However I’ve learned through out… Continue reading

Baseball Card Generations: Mickey Mantle Edition

Baseball Card Generations is a series of fictional stories that chronicle Grandpa John and his grandchildren Howard and Victoria. John was a security guard for the Yankees in the 1960′s and shares his love of baseball with his grand kids through baseball cards.

We join Grandpa John along with his grandchildren Howard and Victoria in Land… Continue reading

Baseball with Matt: Phil Niekro

Hey baseball fans!

Matt Nadel of Baseball with Matt here with some more on the history of America’s Pastime. Today, I will be telling you about one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history. This pitcher played for 24 years, won over 300 games, and managed to do that by playing on some pretty bad teams.… Continue reading

Baseball with Matt: Ichiro Suzuki

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Matt Nadel here of Baseball with Matt with another dose of baseball history. Recently, my aunt Rie Suzuki told me that she loves Ichiro Suzuki (no relation)! Go figure, same last name. Anyway, she wanted me to write a post about Ichiro and I think he is one of the greatest Japanese… Continue reading

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