August 2009

Nerves of Steel

A few hours after the Yankees
defeated the Chicago White Sox on Saturday (Aug. 29), I realized a longtime

As I took the mound, it hit me. How
could I not get nervous? There were
7,000 people watching me, and the catcher appeared to be about a mile away.

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Book Signing – Friday August 28

I have been fortunate enough to co-author two books about
Yankee Stadium.

Tennis Anyone?

One of the most exciting
aspects of working for the New York Yankees is that, regardless of whether it’s
Opening Day or a mid-week game in August, there always seems to be stars in the
crowd — as well as on the field.

Pair of Aces

When the Yankees held a press
conference on a cold December (2008) day to announce the acquisitions of
pitchers CC Sabathia and A.J. Burnett, optimists like myself envisioned a
sequence of games like the last two.

The Greatest

During the course of a 162-game season, there are games that
stand out and will be remembered for years to come.

–Alfred Santasiere III

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Life in the Minors

Although this is called the Homestand Blog, I will
occasionally post entries when the team is on the road.