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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.

Ron Blomberg was much more than just a trivia answer

Although he’s best known as the first DH, we should remember Ron Blomberg’s pure talent as well.

The inglorious Yankees single-season records

A look at some records that each player certainly isn’t proud of, with some context applied.

The best unglamorous Yankees records

Yankees players have set some memorable records. These aren’t among them, but they’re pretty cool in their own right.

Three Yanks who hit traditional benchmarks, but not much else

Despite the tiresome debates, old school and new school stats are often in line with each other — not in these cases.

Other Smart Moves from the Past 25 Years: Yankees trade for Clemens

Just as pitchers and catchers were reporting to spring training, the sport’s best team added the sport’s best pitcher to its roster.

The Worst Individual Seasons by Yankees at Each Position (Part 2)

Yankees players at all positions have had monster seasons. These aren’t among them.

Worst Individual Seasons by Yankees at Each Position (Part 1)

Yankees players have had some remarkable individual seasons. These aren’t among them.

Does Aaron Judge’s body size make him injury prone?

Aaron Judge’s size has often been viewed as problematic due to an increased chance of injury - it shouldn’t be.

Past injuries should not preclude Yankees from Aaron Judge

Aaron Judge hasn’t been as injury-prone as he’s often portrayed, and the Yankees should extend his contract regardless of his health history.

For once, 1936 was a fun season for fans of the New York Black Yankees

The New York Black Yankees typically resided at the bottom of the standings, but in 1936, they hung tough with some of the best ever.