Tuesday, July 13, 2010

George Steinbrenner 1930-2010

Thank you, Boss, for 16 American League East titles, 11 American League Pennants and seven World Series Championships.
Thank you for a tireless and relentless commitment to winning, and for not being a cheap bastard like most owners in sports that are more concerned with their own bank accounts than the team they put on the field. Thank you for the new palace in the Bronx, the YES Network, and for restoring the New York Yankees to a position of greatness and prominence.
And thanks, specifically, for Reggie.
Hope Bob Sheppard gives you a big Yankee Stadium-style intro as you enter the Pearly Gates, and that you immediatley locate Billy Martin and re-hire him to do something. You can fire him again next year, and you can both laugh about it.
R.I.P, George.
There will never be another like you.

On to Facebook ...

After nearly two years of running this blog, we've decided to now take most of our Yankee discussions over to Facebook. We've found Facebook to be a very fast and easy way to post breaking news regarding the Yanks, as well as links to good Yankee-related newspaper and magazine articles. It also allows us to talk Yanks with each other in the "comments" section below each post. In fact, the nice thing about Facebook is that, should you post a comment on a topic, and others also post comments on that topic, you should get a notification, so it's an easier way to have discussions. We'll still post things here from time to time on the blog, but if you haven't yet done so, please join the "New York Yankees Fans of NEPA" page on Facebook. Thanks!

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