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  1. Sizing up the best World Series Web Gems

    Christina Kahrl

    There's something ironic about talking about some of the best plays in World Series history when the key feature of the first two games of this year's Fall Classic have been the defensive miscues that decided the outcome. But as quickly as we've judg...

    Blog | October 25, 2013
  2. Don't discount Beltre's HOF chances

    David Schoenfield

    ESPN analyst Tim Kurkjian, with perfect timing, raised the question as Adrian Beltre dug in against David Price to lead off the bottom off the second inning: "It's time to start thinking of Beltre in a Hall of Fame terms ..." BOOM! Beltre turned on a...

    Blog | August 28, 2012
  3. Podcast: One-on-One with Raul Ibanez

    ESPN New York Staff

    Raul Ibanez grew up in Miami as a Yankee fan. He loved third basemen from George Brett to Mike Schmidt to Graig Nettles. That is why it has been extra special for Ibanez to excel in a Yankee uniform. Listen to the complete interview: On Th...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  4. Links: Adrian Beltre, Hall of Famer?

    David Schoenfield

    ESPN Insider Matt Meyers has a piece on Adrian Beltre, arguing that the labels placed on Beltre throughout his career are unfounded and inaccurate. I agree with Matt's general assessment that Beltre has been a tremendously underrated and underappreci...

    Blog | October 05, 2011
  5. Dick Williams RIP

    Christina Kahrl

    The news has broken that Hall of Fame manager Dick Williams passed away today. He was 82 years old, and was one member of a generation of dugout greats, and with the loss of Sparky Anderson last November and Chuck Tanner in February, it's a generatio...

    Blog | July 07, 2011
  6. The all-time all-old team

    David Schoenfield

    In honor of 80-year-old Jack McKeon taking over the reins of the Marlins, we present the all old-team. If you weren't at least 40 years old, you're too young for this club. C -- Carlton Fisk, 1990 White Sox (42). Only two catchers have caught at l...

    Blog | June 20, 2011
  7. 50 greatest Yankees of all time: 30-16

    David Schoenfield

    Last week, ran its list of the 50 greatest Yankees of all time. I was part of the voting committee and ran Nos. 50 through 31 on Wednesday. Here are Nos. 30 through 16. The overall panel ranking is in parenthesis. 30. Vic Raschi, P...

    Blog | April 07, 2011
  8. ESPNNewYork's 50 Greatest Yankees Illustration named the 50 Greatest Yankees -- not an easy task, considering the Bombers have 27 World Series titles, 40 American League pennants and enough Hall of Famers to fill their own wing in Cooperstown. The List &nbs...

    Blog | March 30, 2011
  9. A perfect homecoming for Doug Marrone

    Brian Bennett

    Growing up, all Doug Marrone ever wanted to be was Graig Nettles. Marrone and his friends could simulate the batting stances of every New York Yankee, but he modeled his game on the star third baseman. That's the position he played all throughout ...

    Blog | December 28, 2010
  10. New York Yankees legends salute George Steinbrenner at Old-Timers...

    Ian Begley

    Many great New York Yankees were on the field wearing the famous pinstripes again, now with special memorial patches in honor of George Steinbrenner and Bob Sheppard.

    Story | Conversation | July 17, 2010
  11. Stats And Trends: Inside The Numbers

    Yankees 4, Mariners 2 Alex Rodriguez hit a go-ahead 2-run HR in the bottom of the 8th inning, his 4th go-ahead HR this season but first in the 8th or later. Since 2004, when he joined the Yankees, Rodriguez ranks 3rd in the AL with go-ahead homers in...

    Blog | July 02, 2010
  12. Phils vs. Yanks is new Lakers vs. Celtics

    Buster Olney

    Charlie Manuel talked about hitting with a few reporters behind the Philadelphia Phillies' batting cage Thursday afternoon, and told this story: He and Graig Nettles were playing for the Minnesota Twins in 1969, when Billy Martin was their manag...

    Blog | March 05, 2010
  13. MLB -- Buster Olney: How the Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Y...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney's Friday blog for March 5 looks at the Phillies vs. Yankees rivalry -- they battled yesterday in spring training -- and how it's akin to the NBA's Lakers vs. Celtics in the 1980s in some respects. Plus: tons of news from all over.

    Blog | Conversation | March 05, 2010
  14. Mark Teixeira is next to try to measure up to Reggie Jackson on t...

    Howard Bryant

    The toughest pressure for new Yankee Mark Teixeira this season just might come from the watchful eye of the man known as Mr. October.

    Story | Conversation | March 25, 2009
  15. BT LIVE at Mo's New York Grill

    Brandon is joined by Brandon Steiner, NFL Hall of Famer Franco Harris and Yankee great Graig Nettles

    Photo Gallery | Conversation | June 20, 2008
  16. Nettles diagnosed with cancer, to have surgery

    Former major league third baseman Graig Nettles, a key member of the Yankees' World Series teams of the 1970s, has prostate cancer and will have surgery next month.

    Story | Conversation | March 22, 2008