New York Yankees

Amid Sox Buzz, a Slumbering Giant Stirs

by M.C. Antil on December 9, 2016

At MLB’s annual Winter Meetings this year, which recently concluded in the nation’s capital, it was the Boston Red Sox and Chicago White Sox that made all the headlines. But as far as I was concerned, it was baseball’s perennial 800-lb. gorilla, the New York Yankees, that made the most news — even if it wasn’t reported […]


R.I.P. Gil McDougald

by M.C. Antil on November 30, 2010

A few thoughts about former Yankee second baseman Gil McDougald, who passed away this week after a bout with prostate cancer: As wonderful a player as he turned out to be, he never should have won Rookie of the Year over Chicago’s Minnie Minoso in 1951.  Taken in light of the cavernous ballpark Minoso called […]