Player Appearances Alert: Bernie, Tex, Ibanez

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Where: The Steiner Sports Store Roosevelt Field Mall Garden City, NY 11530 Private Signings: (Pre-Order on website below) Bernie Williams: 6/23 Rickey Henderson & Mark Teixeira: 6/30 Raul Ibanez: 8/2       Public Live Signings: Bernie Williams: 6/23 from 12-1:30 pm At Last Licks Scarsdale 8 Palmer Avenue Scarsdale, NY 10583 Rickey Henderson: 6/30 [...]

Baseball Brings Together a Father and a Child

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In the summer of 1990, my father took me to my first Yankee game when I was 7 years old. At that point, the Yankees were in the middle of a horrific playoff drought. My reaction when entering the stadium for the first time what that the place was ENORMOUS, but mostly empty. The smell [...]

Lessons in the Bronx

It all started here...

  April 18, 1923. On this date, a grand coliseum opened its gates for the first time– thus the evil empire was born. No, I’m not referring to a place where great Roman warriors once fought to the death in front of thousands of cheering spectators. Although, the environment is chillingly comparable. The infamous structure [...]

Cito: Growing Star Shortstop Down on Yankee Farm

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The Charleston RiverDogs starting shortstop, Christopher “Cito” Culver, is a name for every Yankee fan to remember. Culver was drafted in 2010 as the 32nd overall pick out of Irondequoit High School (Rochester, NY). The New York native could not be more thrilled being pegged by many as “the next Derek Jeter.” Let’s face it (sad [...]

Player Appearance Alert: Granderson Today at Lord & Taylor

Grandyman at Lord & Taylor on 5th today to meet fans

That’s right. The hot-hitting Curtis Granderson, will be doing a “meet-and-greet” at Lord & Taylor department store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan, today at 5 pm. Might as well brighten up this rainy day with a handshake, high five, or picture with the artful center fielder. Grandy will be on the main floor promoting the [...]

Baseball is in Swisher’s Blood

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Ever see Nick Swisher without a smile on his face? Every day at the ballpark, he’s bouncing around, signing autographs for fans, doing secret handshakes with security guards and cops, pumping up teammates for the game, and it seems as if he simply enjoys life. But where did Swish get all of his swagger? What [...]

Living the Dream: Eddie Mata in the MLB Fan Cave

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Picture a 15,000 foot funhouse complete with vibrant art, luxurious furniture, a slide winding around from the top floor to bottom, pool table, video games, countless baseball memorabilia, and over 40 flat-screen TVs. A place for you to reside all summer long to watch every single MLB game, from first pitch to last, all day [...]

Joba Seriously Injures Ankle

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The second off the field injury has struck the New York Yankees this spring.  The latest injury comes as the season approaches, and will probably shelf Joba for the duration of the season.  Joba Chamberlain separated his ankle yesterday while playing with his little boy at a daycare facility when participating in activities on a [...]

Happy Birthday Manny Banuelos [VIDEO]

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Future Yankees star Manny Banuelos turns 21 today. I am sure that all Yankees fans around the world would like to wish him a Happy Birthday and that we look forward to seeing him in ‘The Show’ full-time soon. Here is a video from YouTube where YES Network’s Chris Shearn chats it up with Banuelos [...]

Yankee Giveaway: 5 “Bleed Pinstripes” Shirts Given Away

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We at NYYUniverse.com have been dying to get this season going! Going into our second season of the website – we are so excited by the amount of followers and readers that we have received.  This year we have a newly designed website that features a magazine look, and makes it easy for Yankees fans [...]

Yankees David Robertson Signing!

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A VERY rare event is happening this Sunday in Poughkeepsie! A current Yankees STAR will be signing autographs.  David Robertson will be appearing at Mid Hudson Civic Center on Sunday January 29th.  Dream Team Promotions has given us 5 Autograph sessions with an 8 x 10 Picture to give away to Yankees fans.   To [...]

Sweet Lou Is Close To Becoming An Analyst With YES Network

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Rivera Recovering Well After Throat Surgery

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Closer Mariano Rivera is recovering as expected from throat surgery, general manager Brian Cashman said on Thursday. Rivera, 42, had polyps removed from his vocal cords on Friday in New York after having difficulty speaking for more than a month. The procedure should not affect Rivera’s readiness for Spring Training. “I’ve been told everything is [...]

Yankees News: Brackman to Be Free Agent

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The Yankees did not pick up their option on Andrew Brackman, a former first round draft pick, making Brackman a free agent. Brackman made his MLB debut for the Yankees in September 2011.  Cashman says, ” I would love to bring him back on a minor league deal.”   Other Yankees Updates: Joba Chamberlain tweeted [...]

Yankees News: GM Cashman Signs 3 Year Deal

Cashman Signs 3 Year Deal

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is staying in the Bronx with a new three-year contract, the team announced on Tuesday. And perhaps the biggest item for Cashman this offseason is already off the agenda. CC Sabathia avoided executing his opt out clause on Monday night, instead agreeing to a new five-year deal with New York [...]

Yankees News: CC Stays in the Bronx

CC Stays in the Bronx

Yankees fans, you can breathe easy now – CC has taken all the drama out of the potentially circus like situation in free agency.  The big left-hander decided to stay with New York rather than test the free-a gent market, agreeing Monday to a new deal that adds $30 million and one season to his [...]

MLB Investigates AROD in Gambling Allegations

More disappointing news around ARod – this guy just cant stay out of speculation and investigations…  Could be a possible suspension.  One would think that after the steroid issue, Alex Rodriguez would keep his nose clean, and really try to stay out of the national spotlight – especially in a negative way.  Whether people believe [...]

NYYUniverse.com | Joba Chamberlain Out For Year

Just in to our office – Joba Chamberlain, done for the year. said to have Tommy Jon surgery coming.   Torn Ligament

Yankees center fielder plunks down huge donation for NYC bats

Great article from the guys at Yahoo   When the New York City Council ruled that all Public School Athletic League baseball teams use only wooden bats, it made the decision for all the right reasons. Council members cited safety issues, and Catholic Schools in the New York City area soon followed suit. What the [...]