Yankees Retain Aaron Boone, in reference to ‘Baseball Intelligence’

The Yankees re-signed Manager Aaron Boone on Tuesday, signing him to a three-year deal that includes a club option for the 2025 season. But in making the announcement, the team’s owner made the walking orders very clear for a franchise that reached the playoffs four seasons in a row during the Boone era, but bounced …

These Baseball Crazes Have Met More Than 200 Times. But I Love Rarely

“In my first conversation with him off-season, I was expecting Hall of Fame executive Tony La Russa to be very strict, like, ‘I’m in charge,’ right when he’s hired. That’s what we’re going to do,” said Lucas Giolito, who will start Game 2 on Friday. I was very surprised when he told me ‘I’m coming’ …

Outstanding baseball player Eddie Robinson dies at 100

Robinson played semi-pro ball, then in 1939 with Georgia-Florida League team Valdosta, Ga. He started his professional baseball career with After spending several seasons in the minors, the 1942 Indians made their major league debut. He enlisted in the Navy in World War II and was commissioned to play on baseball teams. Robinson made his …

Late Night Highlights of This Year’s Congressional Baseball Game

“Well, let’s move on to some news about Britney Spears: she used to be a girl but now she’s a woman.” — TREVOR NOAH “Daddy Jamie Spears empties his daughter’s conservatory to focus on his true passion and tries to jump an ATV over an above-ground pool.” – JIMMY WHO “It’s been 13 years since …

Cloyd Boyer, Last of the Three Brothers Baseball Rarity, Dies at 94

Cloyd Boyer, St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Athletics, and in a nearly half-century career in baseball, he later worked as a pitching coach and minor league manager, roving pitching instructor for the Yankees and Atlanta Braves. and a tracker. But she was not particularly well known for any of these roles. It was something …

Monsters and Baseball: New Sci-Fi and Fantasy

Lincoln Michel’s first novel, BODY SCOUT (Orbit, 356 p., $27), blends noir, cyberpunk and sports with something timeless and original at the same time. In a disturbingly near future, where extreme climate change has made cybernetic limbs and genetic modifications called “upgrades” necessary and commonplace, steep income inequality and dire medical debt are more prevalent …

Topps Ends IPO Plans After Losing Baseball License Agreement

Topps has been synonymous with trading cards, especially baseball cards, for 70 years. That period will soon be over. Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Player’s Association are terminating their licensing agreement with Topps in favor of a deal with up-and-coming sports collectibles brand Fanatics. The loss of baseball rights prompted the abrupt …