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Wait 'Til Next Year...

ilona saari | Posted 07.27.2015 | Sports
ilona saari

This year while I waited to hear who would be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, a Nathan's hot dog sizzled in my frying pan, its spicy Coney Island smell making my mouth water as the names were announced. When it was over, I was so heartbroken I lost my appetite.

First Nighter: 'Bronx Bombers' Fields Yogi Berra Well Enough

David Finkle | Posted 04.08.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Eric Simonson, who gets his kicks writing plays about sports figures, is jumping the gun on Valentine's Day by sending a lavish Broadway card to now 88-year-old Yogi Berra.

Stage Door: Bronx Bombers, Bad Jews

Fern Siegel | Posted 12.09.2013 | Arts
Fern Siegel

"It ain't over till it's over." The quote comes courtesy of famed Yankees catcher turned coach Yogi Berra. Known for his mangled witticisms, Berra centers the baseball play Bronx Bombers, which is an homage to the storied team.

Why the Yankees Matter

Martin Kleinman | Posted 10.09.2013 | New York
Martin Kleinman

Over time, the Yankees will prevail, and that's important to us in a Bronx that has seen good days, and very bad ones. So yes, the Yankees matter.

An Omaha 'Bomber'

Frank A. Weil | Posted 07.10.2013 | Business
Frank A. Weil

There really can be no debate or argument about who has been far and away the most successful pure investor in the past 100 years or may be forever. There have been few fortunes as large as the one amassed by Warren Buffett.

2013 Yankees Got You Down? Revisit The Championship Season Of 1947 Instead

Tony Sachs | Posted 06.10.2013 | Books
Tony Sachs

The 2013 New York Yankees: Injuries on top of injuries. Newly penurious owners. A lineup of assorted castoffs and veterans past their prime. Not a pretty picture -- in fact, it looks to be the weakest team the franchise has put on the field in at least two decades.

An Innocent Affair: My Love Of The [Baseball] Glove

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 07.29.2012 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

Our date nights are worked around game nights; dinner out means a local sports bar, my eyes glued to the big screen. Vacationing during the postseason doesn't even come up for discussion.

A Yankee Fan Remembers the Boss

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jonathan Weiler

I was just seven years old when, in January 1973, George Steinbrenner led a group that purchased the Yankees; but, as it happens, it was the beginning of an epochal tenure in the history of sports ownership.

How to Fill Yankee Stadium's Pricey Empty Seats

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

Given that the team's super-rich owners used taxpayer subsidies to help finance their gilded ballpark, it serves them right that they're losing some revenue.

The New Yankee Stadium Needs the Old "Voice of God"

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

Now, more than ever, Yankees fans need Bob Sheppard's golden voice to make us feel at home in our new home.

Damn Yankees and Their Pricey New Stadium

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

What's not to like about a sickeningly posh edifice partly funded by massive subsidies from taxpayers who can't afford its ultra-expensive tickets and food?