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.
Babe Ruth put on a display for reporters in Feb. 1923, showcasing the new Yankee Stadium short right-field porch. One of the balls he vaulted over the fence and later signed will be part of Goldin Auctions’ Babe Ruth gala in July.
For those with the pocket change – close to $10,000 – there is an opportunity to take the ultimate baseball trip, visiting MLB parks, historic spots, the All-Star Game festivities, the Baseball HOF and more, all while sitting in the lap of luxury.
Restoring original stadium seats from the Polo Grounds leads to some reminiscing about the ballpark and its inhabitants.
The names and faces have changed, but the annual tradition known at N.Y. Yankees Old-timers’ Day remains true to its spirit, with former players rubbing elbows with fans and putting on a show.