Sunday, July 21, 2019

Boone Marveled By Rivera's Ability To "Just completely turn the page"

Mariano Rivera (r.) with fellow inductees Mike Mussina (c.) and Edgar Martinez (l.) in January. Photo by Jason Schott.

Mariano Rivera, the greatest closer in history who won five World Series championships with the Yankees, will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Sunday as the first unanimous selection ever.

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Yankees Keep Home Cookin' Going As They Roll Past Rockies

Masahiro Tanaka on the mound at Yankee Stadium on a sun-drenched day. Photo by Jason Schott.

The Yankees have raced to a big lead in the American League East on the strength of how they have played at Yankee Stadium, especially on this homestand.

DJ LeMahieu, The Difference-Maker For Yankees

DJ LeMahieu.

With the Colorado Rockies at Yankee Stadium this weekend, it is natural to think of who they let go and allowed the Yankees to sign in the offseason. 

Friday, July 19, 2019

Books: Joe Namath's "All the Way"

All the Way: My Life in Four Quarters
By Joe Namath; with Sean Mortimer and Don Yeager
Little, Brown and Company; hardcover; $30.00

Joe Namath became a New York sports icon in the 1960s when he led the Jets to victory in Super Bowl III against the mighty Baltimore Colts after he predicted his team would deliver.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Book Chat: David Cone On His Thrilling Memoir "Full Count"

David Cone, a five-time All-Star and a five-time World Champion, is a New York baseball legend, and he tells his story in the entertaining new book, Full Count: The Education of a Pitcher, written with Jack Curry on (Grand Central Publishing; hardcover, $28; E-book, $14.99; downloadable audiobook, $25.98).

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

DJ LeMahieu Wins Yankees Heart and Hustle Award

DJ LeMahieu.

The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association (MLBPAA) announced that DJ LeMahieu is the New York Yankees 2019 Heart and Hustle Award winner.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Books: Daniel Silva Examines a Reform-Minded Saudi Prince In "The New Girl"

The New Girl
By Daniel Silva
Harper; hardcover, $28.99; available today, July 16

In his #1 New York Times bestselling series featuring Gabriel Allon, art restorer and assassin, Daniel Silva has long placed his finger on the pulse of contemporary geopolitics. With his much-anticipated twenty-second novel, The New Girl, Silva focuses a fictional lens on one of the world’s most controversial figures.