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  1. Selig Says Things Aren't Rosy For Rose

    Selig says things aren't rosy for Rose FEBRUARY 16, 2000 Print it! MADISON, Wis. -- Bud Selig pretty much said Pete Rose has no chance of getting back into baseball as long as he's commissioner. While Selig hasn't officially responded to Rose's application for reinstatement, he made his strongest public statement yet on the career hits leader. "There is not a scintilla of give in that area," Selig said Wednesday during a speech at the Rotary Club of Madison. Following an...

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    02-22-00 01:39 AM Go to last post
  2. Ok, this really bothered me...

    Once again, I was lurking over at the Red Sox chat and reading what was going on. There were some heckling Yankees fans, and there wasn't a problem (just the ANNOYING Yank-me bs (GET ORIGINAL, DAMMIT!!!)). After a while, however, this Yankees fan comes on and announces that he heard on CNN that Nomar Garciaparra was killed. This guy logs on with about 5 different names talking about how Nomar is dead and was murdered by his gay lover. I was incredibly angered by this and thought it was in...

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    02-22-00 01:27 AM Go to last post
  3. Cal Ripken Possibly O's New Firstbaseman...

    Here is the article: http://www.sportsline.com/u/ce/multi/0,1329,2047435_52,00.html It tells how Mike Hargrove is contemplating moving Cal across the diamond to First Base. Not all that bad of an idea...

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    02-22-00 12:53 AM Go to last post
  4. Most Games Played with No Hits ??

    1. Which player appeared in the most Major League games without getting a basehit? Hint: He's still active, and he's a former Yankee 2. Which player (not the same guy as in Q#1) appeared in the most Major League games without getting a plate appearance?

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    02-22-00 12:25 AM Go to last post
  5. New York Yankee Trivia

    Here's some easy Yankee trivia I found on the 'net, have fun.... How much do you know about the Bronx Bombers during the George Steinbrenner years? 1. In 1977, which teammate gave Reggie Jackson the nickname "Mr. October"? 2. During the 1977 season, which member of the Yankees hit two home runs in an inning?

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    02-21-00 03:48 PM Go to last post
  6. free agents 2000-2001

    Links to ESPN.com: Peter Gammons Front Page | Front Page | Baseball Page | Peter Gammons Bio 2000-2001 free agents Hows this for a shopping list: See anybody you like? George get out the checkbook! Starting pitchers

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    02-21-00 03:35 PM Go to last post
  7. Irabu undergoes MRI

    Montreal pitcher struggles during medical exam JUPITER, Florida (AP) -- Pitcher Hideki Irabu, traded from the New York Yankees to the Montreal Expos in the offseason, had a MRI on his right elbow Saturday. "It's a precautionary measure," Expos general manager Jim Beattie said. During an exam Friday, doctors saw that Irabu wasn't able to complete all the prescribed exercises. After examining the elbow more closely, they found "some anomalies," said Beattie. The Japanese starter...

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    02-20-00 03:36 PM Go to last post
  8. Remembering your first time....

    Although I've been a Yankee fan since birth, I have never been to Yankee Stadium! I've seen them play in Toronto, Cleveland, and Baltimore, but not in NY yet. Hopefully, I will get there this summer, and I can just imagine what it feels like to walk into that legendary place full of history and Yankee pride for the first time. So I ask you all...what does it feel like? do you remember your first time?

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    02-19-00 11:18 PM Go to last post
  9. No trivia this weekend

    Sry Guys I can't post any trivia this week.. well Im not even gonna be posting.. I got hit HARD with the Flu so my 'rents said no Comp and NO yankee boards.. Ah well A Sic FAC T 24 ------------------ If Being a Yankee Fan is wrong, then by god, I don't wanna be right DestiNY Ends in NY

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    02-19-00 10:26 PM Go to last post
  10. The Bergen Record = ( "Yogi" Berra ) "Not just a Yankee"

    Not just a Yankee Tuesday, February 15, 2000 By MONSY ALVARADO Staff Writer LITTLE FALLS -- Baseball Hall of Famer Lawrence Peter "Yogi" Berra may be known for appearing in a record 14 World Series with the Yankees, but the Montclair resident also still treasures his appearance in a greater moment in history. When he was 18 years old, Berra was in the U.S. Navy and found himself in combat during the D-day invasion of Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944.

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    02-19-00 10:03 PM Go to last post
  11. Former Yankees Catcher Lands Plane On Busy Highway

    <font size="+1"><u><center>Nokes Lands Plane On Highway</font></u></center> <font size="1">Feb. 18, 2000 8:25 PM AP</font> SAN DIEGO (AP) Former major league catcher Matt Nokes landed his airplane on a busy California freeway Friday after experiencing engine trouble. Nokes, who recently signed a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians, was not hurt. There were no injuries and no damage to the plane. The 36-year-old Nokes landed his Lancer 4 on Interstate 15 in northern...

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    02-19-00 06:46 PM Go to last post
  12. Strike in the forecast

    I hate to say this at this time of the year but I see another baseball strike coming when the latest contract is up. Salaries are escalating to the point where the minimum will be 1million dollars and that is ridiculous I am sorry also to say. I hope that I am wrong but baseball is heading in that direction once again. Need for greed. Donald Fehr is the Villain here. His main interest is how much money he can make and thinks nothing of the fans either!

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    02-19-00 08:38 AM Go to last post
  13. #1 of all time??

    Who is everyone's favorite Yankee (who doesn't currently play) of all time? My favorite the Great Yankee Clipper, Joltin' Joe, Joe t-- ok, you get the idea. ------------------ Where have you gone, Joe Dimaggio? Our nation turns its lonely eyes on you...

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    02-19-00 01:26 AM Go to last post
  14. Remembering Double Headers

    I have a 13 year old son and I tell him how double headers were common place. I remember on a warm day, usually a Sunday you get to the game at about 11 and take in batting practice. And in those days the Yankees use to hit last at batting practice so you use to see them, not like now. But yu sit back and enjoy 2 games for the price of a grandstand seat of $1.50. And the games lasted about 2 hours. God how I miss those days. We use to have at least 4 to 6 hot dogs that if I remember cost a...

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    02-18-00 11:53 PM Go to last post
  15. Braves Start Spring Training Without Rocker

    <center><u><font size="+1">Rocker at Home While Braves Open Spring Training</center></u></font> <font size="1">Feb. 18, 2000 4:49 PM AP</font> KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) The Atlanta Braves couldn't escape the shadow of John Rocker at the opening of spring training Friday. Still, they seemed willing to forgive the suspended reliever. "Who am I to judge John Rocker?" said Brian Jordan, who was initially one of the pitcher's harshest critics. "I hope he will take this experience, learn...

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    02-18-00 06:19 PM Go to last post
  16. Dodgers/FOX sew up Karros For 3 Years

    Friday, February 18 Karros signs three-year, $24 million extension Associated Press LOS ANGELES -- Longtime Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Eric Karros, who would have been eligible for free agency after this season, agreed Friday to a $24 million, three-year contract extension.

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    02-18-00 04:34 PM Go to last post
  17. Andro Study Results!!!

    Androstenedione Study Finds Increase in Male Hormones By MURRAY CHASS The over-the-counter diet supplement androstenedione has been found to increase the male hormone testosterone, but scientists still do not know if it helped Mark McGwire hit 70 home runs in 1998. They plan to try to find out. Results of a study of the supplement, commonly known as andro, that was commissioned by Major League Baseball and the Players Association appear in today's edition of the Journal of the American...

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    02-18-00 02:15 PM Go to last post
  18. Pitchers' 1999 PPR (You'll Be Surprised)

    I tried putting this info into this post, but to no avail. So I decided to just upload it and put a link to it. Check it out: http://www.bronx-bombers.com/Misc/99PPPRating.htm Let me know what you think of some of our departed friends who rank fairly high...

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    02-18-00 08:37 AM Go to last post
  19. A little fun...

    Remember those free agents from the 80s and how *some* became quite unproductive? Let me throw some names for good measure... Steve Kemp Ron Kittle Toby Harrah Roy Smalley Rickey Henderson (good player with ego problem) Mel Hall

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    02-17-00 07:15 AM Go to last post
  20. Home Run Trivia

    name the 10 yankees who won the home run crown.. I'll provide the year, you provide the name 1- 1916-17 2-1920-21, 1923-24 1926-30 3-1925 4-1931,1934, 1936 5- 1937, 1948 6-1944 7-1955.-56, 1958,1960 8-1961

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    02-15-00 08:54 PM Go to last post

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