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YANKEES LHP ANDY PETTITTE ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT FOLLOWING 2013 SEASON

Published: September 20, 2013

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The New York Yankees today announced that LHP Andy Pettitte will retire following the 2013 season.   Statement from Andy Pettitte: “I’m announcing my retirement prior to the conclusion of our season because I want all of our fans to know now—while I’m still wearing this uniform—how grateful I am for their support throughout my career.  I […]


Baseball HOF Voters Continue To Shut Out ‘Steroid Era’ Superstars, Full Ballot Results

Published: January 9, 2013

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There were shots fired above the bow in previous votes, but this one is a direct hit. When the likes of Mark McGwire and Raphael Palmeiro failed to receive anything close to the 75 percent of the votes required by the National Baseball Hall of Fame for induction, it was far from a surprise and […]


Phillies Legend Robin Roberts Remembered

Published: May 15, 2010

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Even if you have never heard of Robin Roberts, the first line on his plaque hanging in Cooperstown sums it up: ‘Tireless worker who never missed a start in [the] decade of the fifties.’ Think about that for a second and try to picture one of the overpaid and babied pitchers of the modern era […]


Move Over Barry – Mickey Mantle Used Steroids

Published: July 28, 2009

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What will they say now? All of the sportswriters who have been squawking about the so-called ‘steroid era’ in baseball may have to modify their stance just a tad if the following is true: Mickey Mantle was given testosterone by a physician which caused an abcess in his hip during the 1961 season. According to […]


Come Clean, Roger… Even If You Aren’t

Published: May 27, 2008

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More Reasons To Show Clemens Used PEDs and Lied About It Sergeant Joe Friday would implore “All we want are the facts, ma’am,” in what seemed to be nearly every episode of “Dragnet.” That is precisely what we all want in the Roger Clemens steroids scandal. While there may never be that proverbial ‘smoking gun’ […]