The Boston Globe, September 28, 2014

Derek Jeter’s farewell in Boston evokes memories of Mickey Mantle

The coincidences are too startling to overlook.
So are the differences.
Derek Jeter, the face of the Yankees — and maybe the face of Major League Baseball for two decades — is scheduled to play his final game Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014, at Fenway Park. more


New York Post, August 16, 2000

A tribute to Whitey Ford

There was no truth to the oft-repeated story that after clinching the Eastern League pennant for Binghamton in 1949, 20-year-old Whitey Ford wrote to Casey Stengel and said, “Bring me up and I’ll win the pennant for you too.” more

New York Daily News April 2002 Yankee Centennial Section

Bobby Murcer’s tribute to Thurman Munson

Thurman Munson’s death on August 2, 1979, shook us all. It was a genuine “where were you when you heard the news” moment. The misty night at Yankee Stadium after his death, when we observed the lengthy period of silence and the catcher’s position stood empty, was haunting. But the game played against Baltimore on the night of his funeral, August 6, was the most memorable of all. more


The Jewish Press

Jewish Press

I should have paid more attention in Hebrew School. I never knew I’d really be going to Israel. But then again, while I was daydreaming about baseball when I should have been paying attention, I was preparing myself for a career in sports public relations, and that’s what sent me to Israel, so I’m sure there are some Talmudic scholars out there who would see some biblical reason for this all coming together. more