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  1. Babe Ruth's contract with Boston Red Sox sells for $1 million at ...

    Darren Rovell

    Babe Ruth's contract with the Boston Red Sox in 1918 was for only $5,000, but Saturday night, the document itself sold for $1.02 million.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2014
  2. Stanton one of best pure power hitters ever

    David Schoenfield

    The much-anticipated Alex Wood versus Jose Fernandez rematch didn't materialize on Tuesday night, as Fernandez turned in another dominating performance with eight scoreless innings while Wood gave up 10 hits and seven runs. What did materialize was a...

    Blog | April 30, 2014
  3. Derek Jeter tops Yogi Berra, Mariano Rivera as fifth-best New Yor...

    Ian O'Connor

    No. 2 should walk away as No. 5 on the list of all-time Yankees greats.

    Story | Conversation | February 17, 2014
  4. What if Willie Mays were a free agent?

    David Schoenfield

    We talked a lot about Mike Trout in Tuesday's chat session. Following up on that, a couple Trout links to check out. Buster Olney writes today: If Trout were a free agent right now and told teams he would only sign a one-year deal, what would he ...

    Blog | December 18, 2013
  5. MLB face of baseball at the All-Star Game

    Jayson Stark

    MLB's very best players take the field at the All-Star Game on Tuesday. But which of them is the Face of Baseball?

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2013
  6. Chat wrap: Puig versus Trout

    David Schoenfield

    Here's Tuesday's chat wrap. Yasiel Puig versus Mike Trout? Skipping work to watch Felix Hernandez versus Gerrit Cole? Who should start the All-Star Game? What would Mickey Mantle make today? All that and more....

    Blog | June 25, 2013
  7. Jackie Robinson glove sells for $373,000 at auction

    Darren Rovell

    A Jackie Robinson-used baseball glove, believed to have been used in the 1955 and '56 World Series, sold for $373,002 in an auction that ended Monday morning.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2013
  8. These Yankees aren't going away so soon

    David Schoenfield

    From 1949 to 1964, the New York Yankees won a remarkable 14 American League pennants in 16 seasons, a dynasty that reached across generations, from Joe DiMaggio and Yogi Berra, to Mickey Mantle and Whitey Ford, to Jim Bouton and Tom Tresh. After t...

    Blog | May 12, 2013
  9. Can Mantle's 565-foot homer be matched?

    Greg Rybarczyk

    Wednesday marks the 60th anniversary of one of the most famous home runs in major-league history -- one hit by Mickey Mantle off Chuck Stobbs at Griffith Stadium in Washington, D.C. Yankees publicist Red Patterson claimed the home run went 565 feet. ...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  10. Get to Know: Slade Heathcott

    Andrew Marchand

    In the Arizona Fall League, a scout watched Slade Heathcott and compared him to a more athletic Todd Hollandsworth. That same scout thought Heathcott was the best player in the Fall League. The 22-year-old Heathcott, a Texan, is in major league ca...

    Blog | February 27, 2013
  11. All-time top 25 players under 25

    David Schoenfield

    A couple weeks ago, Keith Law unveiled his annual list of the top 25 players under the age of 25 . Keith's list isn't a projection of the best players for 2013, but rather a projection and ordering of players if you were starting a franchise. I th...

    Blog | January 23, 2013
  12. Olney: '61 Yanks had best OF of all time

    ESPNNewYork.com staff

    Buster Olney ranks the Top 10 outfields in baseball history today. The '61 Yankees, featuring CF Mickey Mantle and RF Roger Maris, are No. 1. Can you name the primary left fielder that year? Also, there's one other Yanks outfield on the list. T...

    Blog | January 22, 2013
  13. There will never be another Mickey Mantle

    David Schoenfield

    Over the weekend I started reading Jane Leavy's biography on Mickey Mantle, "The Last Boy." The book came out in 2010 and I've had the paperback on my shelf for quite awhile now, so figured I'd finally give it my time. I've never actually read any of...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  14. Library of Congress acquires historic sports audio

    The Library of Congress is acquiring an archive of audio recordings that contains thousands of historic sports interviews with star athletes and coaches.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2013
  15. ESPN's Top 100: Clemens tops Mantle?

    Andrew Marchand

    ESPN's Hall of 100 -- a performance-centric look at the greatest players of all time -- has Babe Ruth No. 1 on the list, beating out Willie Mays and Barry Bonds. No surprise there. But what about No. 7 Roger Clemens ahead of No. 9 Mickey Mantle? ...

    Blog | December 13, 2012
  16. Seaver No. 24 in ESPN Hall

    Adam Rubin

    Tom Seaver checked in at No. 24 in ESPN's Baseball Hall of Fame selection, which includes 100 players. Other players with New York ties in the top 25: 1. Babe Ruth 2. Willie Mays 7. Roger Clemens 9. Mickey Mantle 11. Lou Gehrig 14. Rickey Hen...

    Blog | December 13, 2012