Reggie Jackson is selling the jersey he wore when he hit three home runs in Game 6 of the 1977 World Series, securing the New York Yankees’ 21st title and cementing a nickname that occupies the second line on his Hall of Fame plaque.
The New York Yankees have asked Reggie Jackson to stay away from the team after his recent comments in a Sports Illustrated article that included doubts about the legitimacy of Alex Rodriguez’s home run total.
Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson has apologized for critical comments he made about Major League Baseball players including New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez and the late New York Mets catcher Gary Carter.
The New York Yankees have stayed at or near the top this baseball season with journeymen and reclamation projects replacing injured All-Stars like Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez. Their fans remain unimpressed.
George Steinbrenner , the mercurial and free-spending owner of the New York Yankees who presided over the restoration of one of the great franchises in professional sports after turning it into baseball’s version of a soap opera, has died. He was 80.
Pablo Sandoval, known as “Kung Fu Panda” because of his girth, became the fourth player in Major League Baseball history to hit three home runs in a World Series game as the host San Francisco Giants won the opener 8-3 against the Detroit Tigers.