| Jul 12, 2010
Bob Sheppard, the Yankee Stadium public-address announcer known as the "Voice of God" for his resonant introductions of baseball players from Joe DiMaggio to Derek Jeter, has died. He was 99.
Sheppard died Sunday at his home in Baldwin, N.Y., the Yankees...
| Jul 29, 2011
Hideki Irabu, a star Japanese pitcher who struggled to achieve comparable success in the United States, was found dead Wednesday in his Rancho Palos Verdes home. He was 42.
Authorities are investigating his death "as an apparent suicide and hanging,"...
| Feb 2, 2009
Last week, as the controversy over Joe Torre and Tom Verducci's "The Yankee Years" was ratcheting up, I got an e-mail from my brother, who, like me, is a lifelong New York Yankees fan. "As I understand it," he wrote, "Torre is saying NYY is a tough...
| Mar 26, 2009
Johnny Blanchard, 76, who played on five World Series- winning teams with the New York Yankees and was nicknamed "Super-Sub" for his versatility, died Wednesday of a heart attack at North Memorial Medical Center...
| Mar 30, 2009
Lou Saban, who coached O.J. Simpson in the NFL and ran the New York Yankees for George Steinbrenner during a well-traveled career as a coach and administrator that spanned five decades, died Sunday. He was 87.
Saban died at his home in North Myrtle...