Tag Archives: NY Yankees

Everybody Had an Opinion of George Steinbrenner
Baseball and Football

Everybody Had an Opinion of George Steinbrenner

Yankee managing partner George Steinbrenner was an authoritarian, intrustive team owner, who loved controversy and seeing his name in the media. Though he mellowed in his final years, tumult was the order of the day in Yankeedom.

Reggie Jackson’s New Biography Retells Old Stories
Baseball and Football

Reggie Jackson’s New Biography Retells Old Stories

The first part of Dayn Perry’s biography of Reggie Jackson speculates too much on his psychological deficits. Perry never spoke to Jackson. Part 2 recycles well-known years about Reggie’s Yankee years.

Why 1960 Was the Best World Series Ever
Baseball and Football

Why 1960 Was the Best World Series Ever

The 1960 World Series was the biggest upset and most exciting ending to a Series up to that time. It changed the lives of the Pirate players, and the city of Pittsburgh itself.