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Johnny Damon

Johnny Damon Regrets The Way Baseball Put Him 'Out To Pasture'

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 02.03.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

After 18 years and 2,490 long games, 38-year-old Johnny Damon found himself in Auburn, Alabama, waiting on a call that would never come. A few day...

10 Best-Dressed Baseball Players

Vanity Fair | Posted 07.07.2013 | Style
Vanity Fair

Julie Miller During the game, they're in scuffed-up cleats and smeared eye-black, hawking spit gobs into the dugout dust. But off the field, where th...

WATCH: Damon Leaps Into Stands For Outstanding Catch

Posted 07.21.2012 | Sports

Johnny Damon pulled off the same type of catch thatDeWayne Wise recently, and controversially, got credit for. In the top of the third inning of th...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 06.12.2012 | New York
Len Berman

Bad blood. Terry Francona will skip the 100th anniversary of Fenway Park next week despite delivering two World Series titles as manager.

Movie Review: Moneyball

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.19.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Michael Lewis' book, Moneyball, was a sports thriller disguised as a nonfiction volume about statistics wonks. And Bennett Miller's film of Thomas' bo...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

So how did that work out exactly? Johnny Damon reportedly turned down $14 million over two years from the Yankees. He wound up getting $8 million for one season from Detroit.

World Series: One Question about Damon's Dash

Shayana Kadidal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shayana Kadidal

Johnny Damon joined Enos Slaughter in the annals of great World Series base running plays, stealing second and then third base on one play.

Yankee-Hating Is Sooo 20th Century

Martin Nolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Martin Nolan

Pinstripe paranoia, a seasonal ailment, has plagued many of us since 1949. Then, in 2004, came deliverance, along with reduction of sorrow and a fresh perspective.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Here's a warning to wayward athletes and other denizens of the sports world. Word is that the launch of is right around the corner. That's not good news if you misbehave.

A-Rod, Damon Lead Yankees To 9th Inning Win

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

(AP) PHILADELPHIA - Alex Rodriguez waited all game long for this hit. Heck, he waited his whole life. Rodriguez delivered the biggest hit of his car...

World Series Hotties: Who Is Your Favorite? (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The World Series will be won this week, but the Commissioner's Trophy isn't the only title up for grabs. And while the games are decided on the field,...

Christmas Comes Early for Yankees

Eugene Michael Santiago | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Eugene Michael Santiago

As of the day before Santa hops into his sleigh to deliver all the treats to the good little boys and girls of the world, the Yankees have been hard at work filling empty space under the tree.

What's Wrong With Baseball? Money, to Start With

Robert E. Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert E. Murphy

Major league baseball players simply make far, far too much money for the good of the game and its fans.