Tag Archives: Jorge Posada

Coming up Sixes

Today, August 23, 2014, marks the 66th birthday of DH (that’s also Designated Hebrew) Ron Blomberg. Happy Birthday, Ron! This is also the day Joe Torre’s (right: here pictured closer to 1966) number 6 was retired by the New York … Continue reading

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Good-bye Jorge Posada

Yankees catcher of seventeen seasons, Jorge Posada, hung up his professional-baseball shoes yesterday, a month after Christmas Eve. I (Evander) had mixed feelings about him. I admired his strength in dealing with his son’s cranial development and the boy’s many … Continue reading

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When Did the Florida Marlins Become “The Miami Marlins”?

When did this happen? The Marlins are no longer representing a giant state for the National League, only a great city. The Marlins have their eye on Albert Pujols to go along with their new identity, logo, and retractable-dome stadium. … Continue reading

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Nogoodnik Howie Spira Speaks

A name from the dim past of the 1980s has resurfaced. Selected by the late George Steinbrenner to dig up dirt on his high-paid star, Dave Winfield, Spira now bares all in an interview with New York radio station WINS. … Continue reading

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Jorge Posada Redeemed

Who knew back in May it would be Jorge Posada to deliver the hit to propel the New York Yankees to the Eastern Division title? Pinch hitting for phenom Jesus Montero, who ultimately may take the veteran’s position as the … 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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The Jorge Posada Non-Incident

“The person said the Yankees had been in contact with the commissioner’s office about a possible penalty. The Yankees could have fined Posada one day’s pay—that would be $71,978 on his $13.1 million salary.” Say, that’s a nice piece of … Continue reading

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