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Now batting, Number Two, Derek Jeter, Number Two

Derek Jeter jogs off the field towards the Yankees dugout. He approaches the first base line then slows to a stop.   The white stripe is the same as ever. A smooth even barrier, from fair territory to foul, from … Continue reading

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Pinstriped Avengers

If you haven’t seen the new Avengers movie, minimize this window, put on your pants, find a convenient friend/colleague/hobo and go watch it. It is amazing. I am not a comic book nerd at all but I loved it. Me … Continue reading

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The Circle of Pinstripes

Twitter is a strange place. Tonight our very own Hiba (@GoGetMyCoffee) tweeted the following: “If Derek Jeter & Minka Kelly have a baby… Will it be a Lion King moment, where         Baby Jeet will be lifted up & crowds at … Continue reading

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Number 2 in the Program, Number 1 in our Hearts

After Derek Jeter got his 3000th (and 3001st, 3002nd and 3003rd) hits on Saturday afternoon, Kim Jones interviewed Alex Rodriguez. Jeter’s teammate, fellow future Hall of Famer and frequent object of comparison said “I can think of only one person … Continue reading

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We’re Called Fans for a Reason

Following Twitter during Yankee games can be a lot of fun. For someone who watches games alone like I do (because my family are not in to sports at all), it’s a great way to talk with other fans, read … Continue reading

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My Beautiful Dark Twisted Baseball Team

Over the course of this baseball season, whenever Alex Rodriguez has hit a homerun, the Yankees fans on Twitter would predictably erupt in to platitudes for the cleanup hitter. One is always my favorite, which is by @simmonsclass (an excellent … Continue reading

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Hey Dad, Wanna Have a Catch?

Before I begin, this writing has been prompted by a couple different things. First, it is Opening Day for baseball and the Yankees. They won, CC went a solid 6, the bullpen was dominant and timely hitting won the day. … Continue reading

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