Month: December 2016

Negron: Dec. 4 Will Forever Be Known As A Yankee Holliday

Negron: Dec. 4 Will Forever Be Known As A Yankee Holliday

Today is the birthday of Jackson Holliday. He is 13 years-old and for his birthday his gift was a New York Yankee hat and a chance to see his dad play outfield and designated hitter for the Yankees. Jackson’s dad is, obviously, veteran outfielder Matt Holliday. The right-handed hitter is a seven time All-Star and […]

Negron: Restaurateur Jimmy Rodriguez Has The Best Latin Food In The City And A New Location

Negron: Restaurateur Jimmy Rodriguez Has The Best Latin Food In The City And A New Location

Jimmy Rodriguez has had more lives than a cat. I first met Jimmy over twenty years ago when he had the infamous Jimmy’s cafe in the Bronx. That first time I remember taking rookie Derek Jeter with me along with “Dr. K” Doc Gooden. Since then, he has had great spots all over the Tri-State […]

Negron: Gene “The Stick” Michael Was Always a Hero!

Negron: Gene “The Stick” Michael Was Always a Hero!

One of the very first Yankees that I met my first day in the Yankee clubhouse was Gene “The Stick” Michael. I idolized Gene Michael because like me. He was a shortstop. He was skinny and he was the most graceful infielder that I had ever seen. When Mr. Steinbrenner ordered Pete Sheehy, the clubhouse […]

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