Month: June 2011

Swoboda Relives ’69 For New York Fans

When Ron Swoboda sees his two young granddaughters, who live not too far from the World Series hero’s New Orleans home, they always have the same question. “Granddaddy,” one or the other will ask, “why is everything a story?” Swoboda, who turns 67 on Thursday, has an endless supply of stories gleaned from more than […]

AL East: Yankees’ Fans Receive Reminder of Storied Past

Old Timers’ Day at Yankee Stadium is arguably one of the best and unique moments in baseball, an event no other team can duplicate. The New York Yankees vast history of legendary ballplayers who have graced their uniform is unequaled throughout sporting history. Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Mickey Mantle and Joe Dimaggio are only some […]

Hughes Making Progress in Rehab

“I felt good,” said New York Yankees right-handed pitcher Phil Hughes after a 61 pitch rehab appearance for the Staten Island Yankees. “I kind of struggled there in the first inning,” referring to the base-loaded