The drawings become anti-targets, a record of pitchers striving to avoid the bull's-eye that any major leaguer could park in the bleachers.
Originally published May 9, 2000
“The essential hallmark of the Yankees has changed in the decade since George Steinbrenner purchased the club in 1973. By now, at every level in the organization — from the guard at the gate to the principal owner in his private box —the Yankees are marked by a broad streak of paranoia”
Originally published April 12, 1983
Randolph smacked the pink projectile way up in the air, over the asphalt infield, over the fence that was an automatic double, over the alley that was a triple, and —crash! — right up against the fence over the 16th floor.
Originally published August 19, 1986
"In America, people sometimes hope New York will die before the close of the century. And so the spectre of another Yankee Frankenstein rising from the ash of urban blight is enough to turn stomachs from Shawnee Mission to Walla Walla"
Originally published October 30, 1978
"By playing majestic ball and with some front office highhandedness, this Yankees team resembles the pin-striped aristocracy of old"
Originally published July 5, 1976
In 1975 the Voice spent quality time with the former Yankees pitcher and kindred spirit
Originally published November 3, 1975
"George Steinbrenner, the Yankees' principal owner, has said repeatedly that the team is not for sale. But the beauty of eminent domain is that for once the Boss' feelings don't matter."
April 17, 2019
Exploring the Bard of the North Country’s deep connection to the national pastime
November 2, 2018
Getting famous in the cheap seats at the Stadium during the Yankees’ lean years
October 1, 2018
The revived plan for a soccer stadium to replace a Yankees garage could still include public costs
August 2, 2018