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My baseball words have appeared on Pinstripe Alley, The Hardball Times, Off the Bench Baseball, and My Baseball Page. Author of "MinorBall" and other fun stuff. M.S. Exercise Science.

It’s time to reevaluate Hideki Irabu’s Yankees career

Hideki Irabu never became a dominant ace, but he was a solid contributor on two World Series winners.

The Yankees “Dream Team” lineup, part 2

The best single-season performances by Yankees at each position offer up the best possible Yankees team ever.

The Yankees “Dream Team” lineup, part one

The best single-season performances by Yankees at each position offer up the best possible Yankees team ever.

25 Smartest Moves of the Past 25 Years: El Duque signed

El Duque entered a pressure packed environment and he responded with consistently great performances in huge games.

The Yankees Champions Series: 1999

After a sluggish start and some serious off the field obstacles, the 1999 Yankees finished the season in dominating fashion.

The Yankees Champions Series: 1978

1978 saw the worst of the Bronx Zoo off the field, but the best of it on the field.

The Yankees Champions Series: 1977

Led by the rise of Mr. October and some non-traditional managing, the 1977 Yankees returned the franchise to its winning ways.

The legacy of the underappreciated Al Downing

Al Downing’s career in pinstripes may be underappreciated, but it’s also a reminder of an ongoing issue in MLB.

Cameron Maybin was an unexpectedly important player for the 2019 Yankees

Cameron Maybin’s performance in pinstripes was an unexpected and very pleasant surprise in 2019.

The Yankees Champions Series: 1956

After crosstown rivals won the World Series in both 1954 and 1955, the 1956 Yankees needed to remind fans who "the" team in New York still was.