Monthly Archives: December 2013

December 14

It’s Now Official: For Some Reason, River Avenue Will be Co-Named to Honor Mariano Rivera

Starting next season, fans taking the D train to Yankee Stadium will no longer be exiting at the “161st St. – River Ave.” stop.  Instead, fans will be arriving at the corner of 161st Street and Rivera Avenue. According to Beth DeFalco and George A. King III of the New York Post, on December 10th, […]

December 13

Stop Romanticizing George Steinbrenner’s Ownership: “The Boss” Does Not Belong in Cooperstown

“Mr. Steinbrenner’s team of lawyers has also raised assorted objections to the procedures employed  . . . .  I will not belabor the point other than to state that Mr. Steinbrenner has been afforded a full and fair opportunity to present to me orally and in writing his views and testimony, all of which I […]

December 06

By Signing Jacoby Ellsbury, the Yankees’ Hal Steinbrenner is Finally Breaking Bad

According to most accounts, Hal Steinbrenner, the managing general partner of the Yankees, is a quiet and reserved individual.  In fact, in an interview with Mark Feinsand of the Daily News earlier this year, Steinbrenner described himself as “introverted” and explained that, in sharp contrast to his infamous father, he did not want “to be […]