Ed Lucas, the blind Emmy-winning journalist, hasn’t missed a Yankees home opener in 60 years; new book shares his story. Plus, great recollections with Mickey Mantle and Ted Williams.
The document was prepared in 1933 and includes the formal signature of the famous slugger.
Jim Abbott, the heralded pitcher who was born without a right hand, credits his no-hitter in 1993 for instilling part of his five core values in life. He discusses his baseball career and his role as a motivational speaker.
A $15,000 reward is being offered for information that would solve an Oct. 8 break-in at the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center. Thieves made off with two of the beloved Yankee Hall of Famer’s three Most Valuable Player Awards and several of his 10 World Championship rings.
A total of 75 lots will be featured covering everything from his multiple World Series rings to game-used bats used for personal milestones (i.e., 1,500 career hit and his 200th career home run) to team-signed New York Yankees baseballs from the 1950s.
Bernie Williams, always gracious during his 16-year career with the N.Y. Yankees, has continued his charitable efforts in retirement.
Derek Jeter’s Turn 2 Foundation has partnered with Steiner Sports to include two pairs of special edition Jordan Brand autographed cleats in Steiner’s “Derek Jeter Farewell Auction” running now through October 19.
Steiner Sports, as part of its Derek Jeter Farewell Auction, will offer more than 30 N.Y. Yankees jerseys worn on Lou Gehrig Day in 2014, with all proceeds benefiting ALS research.
Derek Jeter, Major League Baseball, the New York Yankees and The Highland Mint have teamed up to create a national Derek Jeter Coin Program to celebrate the final season of Jeter’s 20-year MLB career
Street & Smith’s Baseball Yearbook held in high esteem as America’s sports bible for previews and predictions. Athlete-written stories about the game also held in high regard. Values for past issues quite affordable.