Menu from baseball legend Joe DiMaggio’s restaurant in San Francisco, 1956.
Part of the New York Public Library’s "Miss Frank E. Buttolph American Menu Collection, 1851-1930."
Level 250 of Yankee Stadium houses dozens of suites, most of which are identified by photos of distinguished players that wore corresponding jersey numbers. I made these photos today during a visit to the Party City Suite No. 7.
Congratulations to the Red Sox on their eighth World Series title. Seventy-four years after the Yankees got theirs.
Ten years ago today, this.
Aaron Boone’s home run to beat the Red Sox in the 11th inning of Game 7 of the 2003 ALCS was the most electrifying thing I’ve seen in a New York sports bar. Everyone went nuts and poured into the streets, where cars and taxis honked exuberantly.
Source: New York Post
Keith Olbermann opened last night’s show with an essay on the Red Sox’s self-centered “roast” of Mariano Rivera.
Aug. 28, 1950 - Ron Guidry was born
New York Yankees Ron Guidry cools his pitching arm in ice as he munches on a spare rib in the Yankee locker room Saturday night, June 17, 1978 following his 18-strike out victory over the California Angels at New York’s Yankee Stadium. Guidry earned his 11th season victory with the 4-0 shutout. (AP Photo )
So many great things about this photo. Let’s start with that awesome exercise bike. Happy birthday, Gator!