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    Hi all

    I am fairly new here but definitely not a new fan. As you can probably guess my favorite Yankee is Don Mattingly, but I also inherited a love of Mickey Mantle from my dad. I will tell you a short story to give you an idea how important this team is to me. (Sorry if i bore you.)

    I was in a Las Vegas casino for the last game of the '96 series. After the game I literally ran to the nearest phone to call my dad back in PA. Our conversation was something like this-
    "Baby! We did it. Finally!"
    At that point we both burst into tears and were incapable of further speech for a while.

    So, there you have it. I'm glad to be here.

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    What a great story, thanks for sharing .

    "The only thing I know about baseball is that whatever the manager does is wrong" - Moe

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    Viva las Yankees!!!!

    Great story! and welcome aboard!


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    Welcome, fellow P.A. fan of the yanks!
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    Welcome and thanks for sharing. Happy posting to ya.
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    good story I know you will enjoy this site because this is the best Yankkes site on the net! welcome and enjoy
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    I'm fairly new too. It's a great site!

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    #1 BronxBomber Enthusiast JeanC's Avatar
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    Welcome Dawnny! Youve sure picked a Great Screen Name!
    Also thats a Great Story! Vegas has the best Sports Books!
    Its sure wonderful to share something sooo special with a Parent
    isnt it??!!

    Have Fun Posting! Enjoy it here!
    Yankees Are Still the Best in the MLB! Better than ALL the Rest!!!!!

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    Welcome aboard! Happy posting
    ~A friendly Red Sox fan~

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    hi dawny -- great story...love donniebaseball too!! Welcome!!
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    Welcome to BB.com!

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    All decked out... allybear's Avatar
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    Welcome aboard Dawn! I'm sure you'll like it here - plenty of great Yankee talk, old and new! I loved your story too.

    Keep smiling and happy posting...

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    Welcome and Enjoy!
    That's a really great story!

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