Duke Snider Dies At Age 84

He was a great player and a guy who made was mentioned in a song that was a bigger hit than Terry Cashman ever thought it would be. I had the opportunity to interview Terry Cashman ( the songwriter of ” Talkin Baseball ( Willie, Mickey and The Duke ) and Terry claimed when asked…

Jones Wants To Help The Yankees

By Frankie ” The Sports Guy” Maniscalco TAMPA, Fla. — Let’s start with Andruw Jones’ career as a young 19-year-old who was flying around in the outfield and hitting the cover off the ball.His last game with the Braves was in 2007. Since 2007 Andruw Jones played for the Dodgers,Rangers,and White Sox. As the years…

No More Cap’n For CC

Ok, admit it, although you might not have eaten a whole box of Cap’n Crunch when you were a kid or even now as an adult you were tempted. That stuff is really good and if you like sweets I am sure it would sound like a good idea at the time. The reality is…

Is Posada Done?

When you asked Jorge Posada if he was one last year his answer might have been ” I think I can still help the team and catch for a few more years”, but now that he has been told he will not be the starting catcher and would have a role as a DH, his…

Fenway Park Memories

The following post come from Dr. Harvey Frommer of Frommer Sports: THIRTIES AT FENWAY PARK Momentous events for Fenway Park and the Red Sox were on the horizon as the new decade dawned: new ownership, a major fire, significant renovations and the arrival of the greatest star in the history of the franchise. Under manager…

A Great Post From A Great Man

If you have been following the blog and my shows, you probably are familiar with Dr. Harvey Frommer. Not only is he a Travel writer and expert he also is a historian in regards to baseball. He has written books about teams and their stadiums. Dr. Frommer has a great blog entitled ” Baseball Names…

From the Hot Stove: Zack Greinke

From the Hot Stove: Zack Greinke The Milwaukee Brewers had an ace in 2010, now they have another one. In order to pull this off they sent SS Alcides Escobar, OF Lorenzo Cain and RHPs Jake Odorizzi and Jeremy Jeffress to Kansas City and got Zack Greinke and SS Yuniesky Betancourt in return. The Royals will also pay $2…

Alderson and Mets Not Rushing Anything

We all know that the buzz around town here in ny is the current controversy over how dirty of a team the Jets really. Another just as important story is how the Phillies not only crushed the Yankee’s hopeS of making their starting pitching stronger, but also stretched the gap between the Mets and the…