Ralph Houk named Yankees manager 53 years ago

Ralph Houk Ralph Houk was named manager of the New York Yankees on this date, May 7, 1966.  What was so significant about this?  Well th...


Paper heralds Babe Ruth’s first home run

It was the day after, Friday, May 7, 1915.  The New York Times was heralding the New York Yankees comeback 4-3 win over the Boston Red S...


Happy Birthday, Willie Mays

Willie Mays/You Tube Willie Mays turns 88 today.  He might have been the greatest baseball player to ever grace a diamond. I once saw ...

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