Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday…Derek Jeter

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”

Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Bernie Williams

  Bernie Williams played his entire career for the New York Yankees . But there was one time in particular that it almos didn’t end that way. Williams had become the regular Yankees center fielder by 1993. However, Williams got off to a slow start that season, and Yankees’ owner¬†George Steinbrenner, impatient with Williams, insistedContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Old School Tuesday …Bernie Williams”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week…Boston RedSox

We are little late in posting and a little late in giving the Sox their due. All season long they have been meeting the challenge of owning the American League East putting to bed their hated rivals the New York Yankees in a four game sweep which sparked panic in Yankee fans. They are aContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week…Boston RedSox”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week

Can we pleas stop with all this talk of the New York Mets trading Jacob De Grom to the Yankees because they…Have to??? I have heard time and time again Yankee fans try hard to make up reasons why the Mets need to trade Degrom to of all places …Yankees. The Mets stink they haveContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week”

Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week… Miami Marlins

The more things change the more things stay the same. Remember back in the day when the Marlins would get a new owner and the first thing they did was break up the team trade away¬† high priced stars to other teams …hmmmm so what is different now? Different owner? same old Marlins. the newContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rant of the Week… Miami Marlins”

Smallthoughts: Some Days It Stinks Being a Met fan

There are days when you as a Met fan scream to high heaven as to why can’t the Mets make moves like this. It stinks being a Met fan in a Yankee world. No matter what the Mets do or in this case didn’t do the Yankees seem to do it and boom blow theContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Some Days It Stinks Being a Met fan”

Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week…Aaron Boone

After a exhausting search the New York Yankees finally named a new manager…Aaron Boone. At first I didn’t think it was a good hire mainly because the Yankees made it clear they want a manager they can manipulate as opposed to Joe Girardi who they clearly despite his record felt he didn’t work well withContinue reading “Smallthoughts: Rave of the Week…Aaron Boone”

Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Deon Sanders

What does Charlie Ward and Deon Sanders have in common? Both played two sports at Florida State. Best known as Prime time …Deon Sanders was considered one of the best shut down corners in he NFL in his time. To be fair though he was not the most physical corner in fact the knock wasContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Old School Tuesday…Deon Sanders”

Smallthoughts:Rave of the Week…New York Yankees

As a Met fan you know this is killing me. You know I am not feeling good about having to acknowledge that the Yankees are about to be what every Me fan hates …about making noise again against another quality opponent. Knocking off the Indians when they were supposed to be about this year isContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Rave of the Week…New York Yankees”

Smallthoughts:Rave of the Week…Gene Michael

He was a methodical but effective scout/ executive who often was at the receiving end of then Yankee Owner George Steinbrenner’s wrath for both real and imagined. Once George Steinbrenner was suspended from Baseball for two years Michael really went to work on reshaping the New York Yankees into what would become a championship runContinue reading “Smallthoughts:Rave of the Week…Gene Michael”