On Tuesday April 3rd, beginning at 2pm ET, Gotham Baseball is hosting an event at Strawberry’s Grill in Douglastion, NY.
Ten MLB players are up for the 47th annual Hutch Award®, which is sponsored by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle. Of the finalists, who were nominated by a national committee, one will go on to receive the award at Safeco Field in February. Baseball Hall-of-Famer Cal Ripken Jr. will give the keynote address […]
The Baseball Assistance Team (B.A.T.) will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the New York Mets at the 23rd annual “Going to Bat for B.A.T. Fundraising Dinner on January 24, 2012, at the New York Marriott Marquis Hotel. Founded in 1986, B.A.T. is dedicated to assisting members of the Baseball Family through financial grants, healthcare programs […]
Yankee fans and baseball collectors alike will be able to literally “save” a piece of history through the Mariano Rivera 602 All-time Saves Record Collection from Steiner Sports Memorabilia. Now that Sandman has entered the record books by eclipsing Trevor Hoffman’s previous mark of 601 saves, Steiner has created a series of memorabilia to mark […]
It’s hard to think of a time when the Yankees were not the dominant force in the game — not just as a year-after-year championship-caliber squad on the field, but the economic engine that, along with select other franchises to varying degrees, drives the game. But in the first two decades of the 20th century, […]
The New York Yankees today began HOPE Week 2011 (Helping Others Persevere & Excel), a unique week-long community program that will bring to light five remarkable stories intended to inspire individuals into action in their own communities. Initiated in 2009 and now in its third year, HOPE Week is rooted in the fundamental belief that […]
Praise has been coming from far and wide for Christian Lopez, the fan who caught Derek Jeter’s 3000th hit baseball on Saturday, then selflessly returned it to the New York Yankees star. The Yankees stepped up with some gifts for Lopez, including Yankee Stadium tickets for the rest of the season and some Jeter collectibles. […]
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 […]