As a Met fan it’s always hard to give the Yankees their due …yet today I have much respect for one Yankee ..Derek Jeter. In a town where he was a unknown as a rookie Joe Torre took a chance on the man who fans came to know as “Jete”. Don’t forge the Yankees hadContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Derek Jeter”
DeJesús is noteworthy for being involved in two trades that played significantly in the fortunes of the teams involved. In 1976, he was traded along with Bill Buckner from the Dodgers to the Cubs for Rick Monday. In 1981, he was traded from the Cubs to the Phillies for Ryne Sandberg and Larry Bowa. In 1977, he had 595 assists, theContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Ivan DeJesus”
For all you Met fans and Yankees fans who were hoping that the Orioles would let J.J. hardy hit the open free agent market this winter…hate to disappoint you all but …Hardy apparently likes Baltimore and Baltimore likes him so….according to the following published report … J.J, Hardy signed a $40 million, three-year contract withContinue reading “Hardy signs 3 year deal with the Orioles”
In light of the fact that this is Derek Jeter’s final season, here are some highlights of his career. He might not have been the best hitting shortstop in his era but noone out worked out hustled and out performed jeter in big moments.