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Yankees vs. Red Sox Running Blog: Special Abridged »

With tickets to an intriguing Beckett/Sabathia duel, I planned to tweet in real time with my thoughts during the game. Who am I kidding, I usually do that anyway.Unfortunately, the most exciting thing that happened all night was my trip to the World Famous Bronx Crown Diner, as I forewent my regular $8.50 Premio Hot Sausage. To be continued [...]

New York Yankees: Why Joe DiMaggio Makes All-Time Team »

Note: This is part of a series for Baseball Digest in which I pick each Major League team's best player/coach at every position. The complete Yankees list is up on the website. The complete Dodgers list will go up early next week. Yankees All-Time Centerfielder: Joe DiMaggioSurprised? Probably not.Now think for a [...]

New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue Jays Running Blog: »

My luck hasn't been too great this year at the Stadium; I've been to five or six ballgames so far in 2011, and I'm not sure if the Yankees have won once. If they did, it sure wasn't very memorable. Tonight started with an absolutely excellent omen, as my father and I found parking on the street for just about the first time since ever. Too [...]

Why Joe Torre, Not Casey Stengel, Is the Best Manager »

(Who is the best second baseman in Yankees history? It's probably not who you'd expect. Click here to find out. On the other hand, the franchise player is probably EXACTLY who you think it is. Click here for that piece.)This is the culmination of my MASSIVE Yankees all-time team, which took me around two dozen hours to complete between [...]

Aaron Boone’s 2003 Homerun Has Become »

 To view the article this rant is based on, click here. Take a look at this video. Yankees fans should get a warm feeling inside; Sox fans, not so much.I don't mean to incite nostalgia, good or bad. Or maybe I do, but not in the way that you might think.I've harped on this quite a bit, but I am going to continue to harp on it [...]

New York Yankees All-Time Greatest Second Baseman: »

(To view this article, or takes on the rest of the Major Leagues, the NFL, the NBA and more, visit soapboxsportsbyte or follow  @SoapBxSprtsByte.)I mentioned earlier that I will be spending a lot of my time for the foreseeable future on a huge project for baseballdigest.com, undertaking the responsibility of choosing the best [...]

The Greatest Players in New York Yankee History: »

(To view this article, or takes on the rest of the Major Leagues, the NFL, the NBA and more, visit soapboxsportsbyte or follow @soapBxSprtsByte)As I alluded to earlier, I will spend a large portion of my time on work for baseball digest for the forseeable future. That doesn't mean you won't see new posts on SBSB, but just keep an eye out [...]

Death of Intensity: How State-of-the-Art Sports Venues »

(To view this article, or takes on the rest of the Major Leagues, the NFL and more, visit soapboxsportsbyte or follow  @soapBxSprtsByte)  Last summer, I got tickets with a couple of friends to go see a Yankees/Blue Jays game at Yankee Stadium—or as I like to call it, “The House that the YES Network [...]