History’s Pinkest Number-Retirement Ceremony

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For five months now, ever since it was announced that Derek Jeter’s number would be retired on Mother’s Day, I’ve been wondering how the Yankees would handle the uniforms. Would they really wear pink instead of their usual timeless uniforms? Would they maybe wear their regular uniforms . . . → Read More: History’s Pinkest Number-Retirement Ceremony

‘When You Come to a Fork in the Road, Take It’: R.I.P., Yogi Berra

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Hey there. I’m back after a six-day road trip (more on that soon, maybe tomorrow). That trip wouldn’t have been possible, or at least would have been a lot more stressful, if I didn’t have talented and trusted lieutenants to mind the store while I was away. . . . → Read More: ‘When You Come to a Fork in the Road, Take It’: R.I.P., Yogi Berra

Retired Numbers on Promotional Jerseys: Yea or Nay?

Interesting scene yesterday at Yankee Stadium, as American Pharoah jockey Viktor Espinoza threw out the first pitch prior to the Yanks/Halos game. As you can see above, they gave him a Yankees jersey for the occasion — nothing unusual about that. The interesting thing was the number on the back (screen shot by reader . . . → Read More: Retired Numbers on Promotional Jerseys: Yea or Nay?

Our Annual Look at Jackie Robinson Day

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As many of you know, the Padres provide jerseys — Padres jerseys — to San Diego-area Little League teams. They had a bunch of those Little Leaguers, all wearing No. 42, on hand yesterday at Petco Park for Jackie Robinson Day. Very cool move on their part.

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