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Monthly Archives: September 2007

September 24, 2007: Love Rules

“It was a day of love at Yankee Stadium on Sunday. It began with an outpouring of love for someone recently departed from the family, Phil Rizzuto. While many members of the Rizzuto family watched from seats of honor near home plate, the scoreboard played a highlight montage from Phil’s career as player and as broadcaster. The music they chose couldn’t have been more fitting: “That’s Amore.” But what struck me most that day was the way the fans have embraced one of the youngest, newest members of the family, Joba Chamberlain…”

September 22, 2007: Long Night

“I have a credo, which is that any game in which your team gets the tying run to the plate in the ninth inning is a good game. By extension any game in which your team gets the winning run to the plate is pretty darn good also, and getting that man to cross the plate? Well, that would make it a great game. The Yankees game in the Bronx last night was a good game…”

September 21, 2007: Seasonal Color

In this age of digital photography, I really should have been documenting this better. But at the time, I really did not know that it would have Pennant Race Implications. I’m talking about my hair