Month: September 2009

The New York Mets: Destined To Fail (Part 2)

Though he had a large hand in running the “day-to-day operations’ of the baseball team while holding a minority share in the team, once Fred Wilpon became a full partner, “he dove right into every facet of the club”, said one former club employee.

Going Nine: Ronnie And Me

Ron Healey spent most of his childhood at St. Vincent’s Home for Boys. My siblings and I don’t know much about those days for a myriad of reasons, not the least of which is that he likely doesn’t remember them too fondly.

Baby Bombers Win Fifth NY-Penn League Title

 September 16, 2009 – In front of 1933 people in Niles, Ohio the Staten Island Yankees defeated the Mahoning Valley Scrappers in the final game of the NY-Penn League Championship Series, 5-2. With the win

Scrappers Even Series in Extra Innings

September 15, 2009 – The Mahoning Valley Scrappers walked off with a victory in the eleventh inning against the Staten Island Yankees to even the NY-Penn League Championship series to 1 game apiece. With the

Warren Shuts Down Scrappers to Take 1-0 Series Lead

September 14, 2009 – In front of 734 fans the Staten Island Yankees defeated the Mahoning Valley Scrappers in the opening game of the 2009 NY-Penn League Championship Series, 3-0 In the bottom of the

NYPL Championship Preview: Yankees Heading to Ohio

With a 5-1 victory over the Lowell Spinners the Staten Island Yankees advanced to the NY-Penn League Championship series and will be taking on the Mahoning Valley Scrappers starting tomorrow night with game on in

Almonte Lifts Yankees Past Spinners in Game One

September 8, 2009 – The Baby Bombers continued their winning ways in the first game of the 2009 NY-Penn League Playoffs defeating the host Lowell Spinners, 3-2.  Another win tomorrow night will mean the Staten