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Monthly Archives: November 2009

Talking Baseball with Baseballisms

Joe over at Baseballisms interviewed me recently about The 50 Greatest Yankee Games, a book I really would like to revise now that there is another championship to add to the tally… He recaps the interview in text here: and then you can listen to the podcast of it, which runs about an hour […]

World Series Victory recap video

There’s a lot of great postseason footage and coverage out there to look at. But I really liked this short video from the Star-Ledger. Let’s see if I can get embedding to work:

2009 Champions

The Yankees’ road to their 27th World Championship was a little like what I went through today to finally witness their crowning, requiring all the resources of technology and media at my disposal in order to follow the game. When the first pitch was thrown, I was somewhere above 30,000 feet, probably over the Washington […]

2009 World Series: Game 5 Recap, sort of

So, I’ve been sitting here for more than half an hour staring at the computer screen instead of writing my game recap. It isn’t that the Yankees lost tonight, it’s… well, yeah, okay, it is. They lost. No, I’m not having flashbacks to them losing four in row to the Red Sox in 2004. No, […]

2009 World Series: Game 4 Recap

If it weren’t for Chase Utley’s ownage of CC Sabathia, the Yankees might have been going for a sweep of the Phils tonight. As it is, they now hold a 3-1 lead in the series, and in all eight previous World Series in which the Bombers took a 3-1 series lead, they won the whole […]

2009 World Series: Game 3 Recap

Well, sometimes predictions in baseball pan out. Citizens Bank Park was advertised as a homer haven, and six balls left the yard tonight, three from each team. Sometimes they don’t, as who could have predicted that Andy Pettitte would have the same number of RBIs in the World Series as Ryan Howard? For a while […]

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