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2000 Subway Series Game 1

Aug 27, 2015 No Comments by

As a birthday present for my brother each year that the Yankees are in the World Series I would take him to game 1 in the Bronx, this has been a tradition from the 1981 World Series. We got tickets in the upper deck and watched the 1st game of the Subway series. Andy Pettitte […]

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Subway Series – Get us thinking Baseball

Aug 27, 2015 No Comments by

Game 5 of the Subway series was at Shea and I was on my way to New Jersey to see the game with a friend of mine at a bar. As I driving on the Cross County Pkwy in Yonkers, I received a call from another friend who said he has extra ticket would I […]

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David Wright set the Mets’ career hits record

Aug 25, 2015 No Comments

It was threatening to rain but didn’t and the ball park was more empty then filled. The few fans there were hoping to see David Wright set the Mets’ career hits record.

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The Ultimate 2 For 1

Sep 14, 2014 No Comments

by Carl “Fritz” Fischer Many people have experienced Opening day at Yankee stadium, None however could come close to this one. It  was a long standing tradition for me. I would go with police and fire fighters from Westchester County.  The group grew to over 300 people before we had to end it. April 10 […]

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Illinois vs. Northwestern 1/14/63

Sep 13, 2014 No Comments

by Brule Laker The University of Illinois was ranked 3rd in the nation when it arrived to play Northwestern University at McGaw Hall (now Welsh-Ryan Arena) in Evanston on January 14, 1963. My father (Illinois, Class of 1938), brother and I sat high up on the Illinois side in row 31 at midcourt. The 3-8 […]

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Another Shot at Red Sox Nation

Sep 11, 2014 No Comments

Juan Miranda draws a walk-off walk with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning, as the Yankees defeat Boston 4-3. It was great to see Papelbon and the evil Red Sox Nation lose the last regular season home game. Long night with a great ending.   title: Another Shot at Red Sox […]

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I hate the Red Sox

Sep 09, 2014 No Comments

First I’m a Yankee fan; detest the Red Sox Nation, and not a Mets supporter. With that out of the way a friend and I decided to try to get tickets to the World Series, what the hell we live in the NYC metropolitan area. Using the ancient technology, land line phones we call the […]

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David Cone Perfect Game

Aug 22, 2014 2 Comments

by Dan Erhardt Even back as recently as 1999, it’s my understanding that the common practice at most ballparks –Yankee Stadium included — was to rip a patrons ticket to validate entrance to the game. Take a look at the picture of that ticket..  notice that it’s fully intact. That’s because I didn’t go. I […]

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NASCAR Sprint Cup Auto Club 500

Aug 21, 2014 No Comments

by Chris Bower NASCAR Sprint Cup Auto Club 500 California Speedway, Fontana, California February 24, 2008 One of my best friends, Gary, is a truck driver, and he’s been the hauler driver for several NASCAR teams over the years. When NASCAR would come to Southern California, he’d give me a call and I’d drive down […]

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Trans-Atlantic Challenge Cup

Aug 20, 2014 No Comments

by Tatiana Pereira NY Cosmos vs. Donetsk Shakhtar – July 12, 1981 Controversy makes for a good story, and this one involved politics of the time. The Trans-Atlantic Challenge Cup of 1981 was supposed to feature (2) NASL teams: NY Cosmos & Seattle Sounders and (2) International teams: Donetsk Shakhter (Ukraine) and South Hampton (England). […]

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