The Yankees Will Sell Their Past Until There's Nothing Left Of It

The Yankees announced yesterday that they will retire the numbers of Andy Pettitte, Jorge Posada, and Bernie Williams, and that all three—along with Willie Randolph—will receive plaques in Monument Park in four different ceremonies spread across the season. No American sports team has made such an art of monetizing… » 2/17/15 10:48am 2/17/15 10:48am

Bernie Williams Was Selling Some Cupcakes In Our Neighborhood, So We…

We got word earlier today that five-time All-Star Bernie Williams was making a charity appearance at Georgetown Cupcakes on Mercer Street here in SoHo and immediately hopped into action. I set out with my fellow intern Isaac to see if we could meet Bernie and purchase some delicious confections. The answers were yes… » 7/17/12 6:00pm 7/17/12 6:00pm

Is This The Last Night For The Yankees We've Come To Know?

Fascinating proposition from Peter Abraham at the LoHud Yankees blog today: Have Bernie Williams throw out the first pitch at Yankee Stadium tonight. There's something perfect and symmetrical about it; in what could be Joe Torre's last game in The Bronx, having his equally popular pet toss out the first ball seems… » 10/08/07 5:05pm 10/08/07 5:05pm