This spring, Jimmy Breslin steps out of the bullpen with a terrific biography of Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey.
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.”
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.
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.
Edmund Abel, whose patented design for the Mr. Coffee machine changed the way millions of households brewed their morning beverage, has died. He was 92.
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.
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.