Joe Torre’s No. 6 uniform will soon be joining the retired numbers of Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle and Yogi Berra at Yankee Stadium.
Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez became the third native of Cuba voted as Major League Baseball’s rookie of the year, taking the National League award over fellow Cuban Yasiel Puig of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
It’s the cover that gets you: a portrait of three brothers, arms around each other, one in a New York Yankees uniform. They’re the sons of Sicilian immigrants and the picture screams “America.”
This spring, Jimmy Breslin steps out of the bullpen with a terrific biography of Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey.
A G-rated version of blues singer Janis Joplin isn’t exactly the tribute anyone might have expected for the star who died at 27 of a heroin overdose in 1970.
Kostya Kennedy, on his book about Joe DiMaggio's 56 game hitting streak in 1941 in "56: Joe DiMaggio and the Last Magic Number in Sports." TONIGHT on Charlie Rose @ 7p & 10p ET. (Source: Bloomberg)
George Steinbrenner will be remembered for being as much a part of the New York Yankees as Hall of Fame players Babe Ruth and Mickey Mantle , Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig said.
A first edition of Adam Smith’s “An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations” could sell for as much as $120,000 at auction next month.
Hardly anyone remembers 1942 for baseball. In the U.S., it was the first year of World War II, a sad and sober time when the nation began to battle back from Pearl Harbor.
Bob Sheppard , the Yankee Stadium announcer known as the “Voice of God,” has died. He was 99.