Grisly Day. Hooptedoodle

October 4, 2015 paperbacklou 0

“Grisly inning for the Yankees” summed up John Sterling. Grisly inning on a grisly day. Hurricane Joaquin Andujar’s Ghost was heading to Europe but his left foot was kicking baseball in the head — COLD […]


Hurricane Joaquin Andujar’s Ghost Heads Up East Coast

October 1, 2015 paperbacklou 0

Joaquin Andujar died on September 8, 2015 in the Dominican Republic and shortly thereafter Hurricane Joaquin started forming over the Dominican Republic. When Joaquin died, the baseball world mostly paid no attention. There were some articles out […]


Should Rico Noel Be on Yankee Post-Season Roster?

September 27, 2015 paperbacklou 5

Yankee radio post-game analyst Sweeny Murti asked the question last night after a Yankee 2-1 win over the White Sox: Because of his incredible speed and utility in helping to score a run for the […]


8 Things the Yankees Need for a Title Run

September 18, 2015 paperbacklou 0

If the Yankees are to win a title this year, they’ll need: Jacoby Ellsbury and Brett Gardner to get red hot at the top of the lineup again, as they were in the first two […]


ARod’s “DAMN” Turning Point of Game

September 9, 2015 paperbacklou 0

“DAMN IT” yelled Alex Rodriguez, his voice clearly audible on TV, after his mile-high fly out to end the 3rd.  Very rare when you hear a player’s voice on TV but the acoustics must have […]


Ivan Nova vs Chris Archer vs Michael Pineda

September 7, 2015 paperbacklou 0

Ivan Nova outdueled Chris Archer yesterday. “Outdueled” may be a strong word. “Out pitched”, “Out lasted”, or simply, “Beat” may be more appropriate. Didn’t look like it would be that way at first — as […]


Luis Severino Wins Easy; Needs Nickname

September 5, 2015 paperbacklou 0

By now in 1978 the announcers would be figuring out a nickname for him — like they did with Ron Guidry back then — “Gator”, “Louisiana Lightning”. The Kid, Yankee fan John Snyder kept referring […]

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