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 […]


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 […]


The Fan Died. ARod Saga Becoming Surreal

August 30, 2015 paperbacklou 0

And so the comment someone (reader Willhelm Kaiser) wrote on espn — “I wonder if they will boo Arod today”. ARod Saga Becomes Surreal The ARod saga has become surreal. We Yankee fans are used […]

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