July 4 is a big day for Yankee baseball. It was George Steinbrenner’s birthday and that top hat logo was just made for the holiday. (I do love the way the Scranton-Wilkes Barre Yankees incorporated it into their uniforms. If you have to use the parent club’s nickname, the least you can do is mix up
In a weird coincidence on Tuesday, I found myself reading early in No Minor Accomplishment, Bob Golon’s account of baseball’s revival in New Jersey beginning in 1994, about the Yankees’ flirtation with moving to the Meadowlands. On the day George Steinbrenner died, it was interesting that I’d reach this passage: … Meanwhile, the once-mighty Yankees
I forgot to take my camera to the Yogi Berra Museum yesterday for the Hall of Famer’s comments on the passing of George Steinbrenner, but it didn’t matter — there were so many TV cameras there that I didn’t have much of a view. My one shot with my Droid turned out pretty well, though.