He passed away back in September, but the New York Yankees are still mourning the loss of of their former Senior Vice President of Baseball Operations Mark Newman….Newman gone at age 71, but Mark Newman left a big mark on Yankees baseball and he also left his mark on Greensboro baseball, all the way back… Continue reading New York Yankees are Remembering one of their top all-time leaders:Mark Newman came through Greensboro, back when Derek Jeter was getting his feet wet!!!
The New York Yankees all-time wins leader and a six-time World Series Champion, plus a Baseball Hall of Famer, Edward Charles “Whitey” Ford has left us today, at age 91….. Here are some of the notes on Whitey Ford from the back of my Whitey Ford 1956 baseball card… Height-5’10…Weight-175…Throws-Left…Bats-Left…Home-Glen Cove, New York…Born-October 21, 1928…… Continue reading They called him ‘The Chairman of the Board’:Former New York Yankees pitching great “Whitey” Ford, gone at age 91(Yankees all-time Wins Leader and 6-Time World Series Champion)
from www.nypost.com: LOS ANGELES — Jay Johnstone, who won World Series championships as a versatile outfielder with the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers while being baseball’s merry prankster, has died. He was 74. He died last Saturday of complications from COVID-19 and also had suffered from dementia in recent years, according to his… Continue reading Former New York Yankee and LA Dodger Jay Johnstone has passed away due to the Coronavirus/COVID-19:He was a “Prankster and a World Series Winner”, says Rick Monday, on this Tuesday
From the Bleacher Report/BleacherReport.com: A $34 million lawsuit filed by former prospect Garrison Lassiter(West Forsyth High School) against the New York Yankees was dismissed by a judge in May, it was revealed Thursday/Today. According to NJ.com’s Brendan Kuty, Lassiter alleged that the Yankees and future Hall of Fame shortstop Derek Jeter conspired against him because… Continue reading Garrison Lassiter(West Forsyth HS/Ledford HS) sued New York Yankees for 34 million dollars and he also sued Proehlific Park/Ricky Proehl
Former Greensboro Hornets baseball player Otis Nixon was arrested this past weekend down in Georgia, when authorities pulled him over, as his car/truck was weaving while he was driving down the road, near Atlanta… The police report says deputies found a pipe to smoke crack cocaine in Nixon’s pocket and another in the car. They… Continue reading Former Greensboro Hornets Baseball Player Otis Nixon arrested this past weekend
We had several ‘Brien Taylor Returns’ nights down at the old War Memorial Stadium and believe me, the Yankees kept trying to find a way to get something out of this kid(back then, now he’s 40), but Taylor had it and after a fight in a Beaufort bar he lost it and he never got… Continue reading Former Greensboro Bats baseball player headed to prison