Tag Archives: Hal Steinbrenner

Yankees Say YES to Rupert Murdoch

News Corp. is taking a 49-percent-equity share in the Yankees Entertainment and Sports (YES) Network. To say this is a significant development would be an understatement. It is impossible to know if the Steinbrenner family is in the process of … Continue reading

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Any Second Thoughts on Dealing Jesus Montero?

Perhaps the trade of budding-superstar catcher Jesus Montero leaves lingering doubts in Yankeeland during the height of the Hotstove League Season. Once upon a time, the idea of such a trade, dealing an everyday prospect for a pitcher that starts … Continue reading

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Jorge Posada Non-Incident Story Gains Non-Momentum

When captain (cricket followers: the designation of “captain” on a baseball team is not part of the structure of the sport, it is a symbolic overture) Derek Jeter publicly stated he could understand where long-time teammate and “brother” Jorge Posada … Continue reading

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Hope Springs Anew…We Hope

This has been one of those old-fashioned New York City winters, the bleeding kind that Paul Simon wrote about in “The Boxer,” which seem to have departed with the 1970s. Those were winters before el Niño and la Niña, when … Continue reading

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