Remembering MLB’s Mr. November Derek Jeter

Another New York Yankee tops the charts as one of Major League Baseball’s most admired and respected players ever.

This famous shortstop became known as Mr. November through unique circumstances surrounding the postponement of the 2001 World Series.

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2nd Edition: FREE New York Sports Icons Comic Book

Check out my recently released 2nd edition of my FREE sports comic book entitled New York Sports Icons. In addition to famous former mayors Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg, New York City boasts a colorful array of popular places and … Continue reading

FREE Sports Comic Book: New York Sports Icons

In addition to famous former mayors Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg, New York City boasts a colorful array of popular places and legendary landmarks. These include the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Central Park, Times Square, Broadway, the … Continue reading

A Fitting Sendoff for New York Yankees Derek Jeter

Yesterday proved to be a most fitting sendoff for New York Yankees Derek Jeter.

And, I’m not referring to Jeter’s third inning RBI infield single during his last Major League Baseball plate appearance.

My final memory of Derek Jeter in a baseball uniform will be the beautifully odd way a bitter adversary and its fan base sent off one of its hated divisional rivals’ legendary players.

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Former NY Jets QB Broadway Joe Namath Back in Uniform

Broadway Joe Namath is back in the news.

Forty-five years after guaranteeing an unlikely 1969 New York Jets Super Bowl III victory over the heavily favored Baltimore Colts, the Hall of Fame QB surprisingly donned his revered #12 jersey again.

But, Broadway Joe wasn’t wearing pads and a green and white helmet this time. The 70 year-old football icon was sporting the hat, stirrups and pinstripe uniform top of the Bronx Bombers.

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New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter to Retire After 2014 MLB Season

After 19 pinstripe wearing seasons, the New York Yankees captain is finally calling it quits.

Yesterday, Derek Jeter formally announced that he will retire following the 2014 Major League Baseball season.

The 1996 Rookie of the Year and five-time World Series Champion is the all-time Yankees leader in games, hits, at bats and steals.

Jeter is recognized as one of the finest players and people to have ever played the game of baseball. Yesterday’s statement from MLB Commissioner Bud Selig summarizes the impact the Yankees shortstop has had on the sport.

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MIKE’s MLB Favorites Sports Comic Book Now Available on Amazon!

In MLB Favorites, I write about eight famous players, one legendary team and  baseball’s most famous real estate. Each of MLB Favorites includes a special sports comic that captures the nickname of the player, team or place. In the book I recap … Continue reading

Kim Kardashian Now Linked to NY Yankee Legend (Satire)

(Satire) “It’s like deja-vu all over again!” Kim Kardashian, famous for being famous for foraging after flashy football players, is once again romantically linked to another celebrity athlete – this time a jock from a different sport. And it’s not … Continue reading