Is Mariano Rivera’s Career Over?

After tearing his ACL, Rivera may have thrown his last major league pitch (AP Photo)

This is not how it was supposed to end.  If this was going to be Mariano Rivera’s final season, it was supposed to end with him raising his arms in triumph as the Yankees won their 28th World Series title (I’m a Yankees fan, so I have hope).  At worst, it was supposed to end [READ MORE →] [READ MORE →]

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Ivan Rodriguez to Retire

Ivan Rodriguez retired after 21 big league seasons (AP photo)

  I woke up this morning to the news that Ivan Rodriguez (sorry, I’m not going to call him “Pudge” – to me there is only one “Pudge” and that is Carlton Fisk) is going to retire on Monday as a member of the Texas Rangers. During his 21-year career, Rodriguez batted .296 with an [READ MORE →] [READ MORE →]

The Passing of Bert Sugar

UPI/ Roger Williams

I woke up this morning and heard the news that acclaimed boxing and baseball historian and noted author of more than 80 books, Bert Sugar, died yesterday of a heart attack at the age of 75. If you’re a boxing fan, you know who Bert Sugar is. If you’re not a boxing fan, chances are [READ MORE →] [READ MORE →]

Top 10 New York Yankees of All-Time

Recently on my Facebook page, a buddy of mine and fellow Yankees fan named Mike asked me who my top five Yankees of all-time was. The reason he was asking was because he and his family have a disagreement about who is higher on that list – Derek Jeter or Mariano Rivera (he thinks Mo, [READ MORE →] [READ MORE →]

Cancer Takes Another of Baseball’s All-Time Greats

Yesterday, at around 4pm eastern, on my drive home from work I heard the news I had spent the last couple of weeks expecting to hear. Gary Carter had lost his battle with brain tumors. At the age of 57, the Hall of Fame catcher and all-time great passed away after a nearly year-long battle [READ MORE →] [READ MORE →]

MLB Hall of Fame: A Weak 2012 Ballot and What It Means

MLB has a weak class of candidates for the 2012 Hall of Fame induction, with the exception of Barry Larkin. Here’s what that means for baseball. [READ MORE →]