The Brett Gardner Equation — 2021 Formula

February 7, 2021 paperbacklou 1

Postulate: Brett Gardner is the least liked long-time Yankee in team history. Not that he is disliked — but Yankee fans seem to have a universal “meh” attitude towards him. The Brett Gardner equation: Still […]


Tommy John Is Not Related to Tommy John Underwear

September 2, 2019 paperbacklou 9

Tommy John underwear commercials have been appearing on Yankee games on YES network. A quick lookup finds that Tommy John underwear — tommyjohn.com — has no relation to the famed Yankee pitcher, whose name has […]


Yankee Relief Pitcher “Wall of Fame”

April 27, 2019 paperbacklou 0

The Yankees have a dynamite bullpen this year — with Aroldis Chapman the ace, and and many of their setup men capable of being ace relievers — Dellin Betances (who has been out injured so […]


Mel Stottlemyre

January 14, 2019 paperbacklou 0

I was watching the game on TV when Mel Stottlemyre threw that pitch and there was a little bit of a hitch in his arm — it was noticeable. I thought, ‘that looked odd’. I […]


The 2nd Best Centerfielder in the American League

September 23, 2018 paperbacklou 0

Having a great centerfielder is the wish of every baseball fan. Especially Yankee fans — who have a tradition of Joe DiMaggio followed by Mickey Mantle to measure centerfielders against. In the 1970’s Bobby Murcer was to […]

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