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Wednesday May 22nd 2024


It’s Time for New York Yankee Fans to Say Goodbye to Jorge Posada

after Alex Rodriguez sliced through the empty air to end the New York Yankees 2011 season, the cameras shot to a stunned Jorge Posada. 

Standing on the top step of the dugout, Posada gazed in disbelief.  It was over.  The series, the season, and his Yankee career had concluded.

Speaking to the media a few minutes later, Posada choked up, becoming so emotional he had to excuse himself from the Q&A session.  Clearly, he didn’t imagine his 16-year tenure coming to a close in this way.

Growing up in Santurce, Puerto Rico, Posada excelled at baseball with natural right-handed power.  His father, Jorge Sr., painstakingly taught Jorge to be a switch-hitter, knowing as a scout, this would make his son ...

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