Monthly Archives: October 2010

Matt’s Giants, 2010

[by Vincent Getz, New York] MATT COLLECTED baseball cards, especially rookie ones. Every Saturday he would head down to the comic shop at the wharf and buy at least one, sometimes ten. It didn’t matter who it was, as long … Continue reading

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Ryan’s Rangers, 2010

[by Vincent Getz, New York] GENE UTLEY SETTLED deeper into the comfort of his worn easy chair and took a refreshing gulp of his ginger ale, silently indulging in the moment he had waited for his whole life. He couldn’t … Continue reading

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Another Yankee Game 6

[by Vincent Getz, New York] WARREN SPAHN FINISHED his third of six consecutive 20-win seasons in 1958 and led the league in innings pitched. So it was not a surprise to see the wiry, screwball-hurling workhorse climb the mound for … Continue reading

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Mazeroski, The Moment and The Man

[by Vincent Getz, New York] JUST A WEEK IN, already the 2010 post-season has delivered two forever-memorable moments. The nearly incomparable, downright astonishing, no-hitter thrown by the Phillies’ Roy Halladay last Wednesday and the 11th-inning game-winning home run by the … Continue reading

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