Ray Negron's Playball Weekly Blog

Kids Still the Best Part of Yankees Legacy

“Having Yankees players visit the school is like an ‘injection of love and inspiration’ for our children and school community. …

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Yankees Miracle Continues, Bridging Divides

Eight years ago I authored a book, “Yankee Miracles.” One of the stories naturally discusses the day that George Steinbrenner …

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We Need to Listen, Learn, and Grow Together

I have seen New York through many of its lowest lows and highest moments in my lifetime. From “The Bronx …

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Negron: Gleyber’s Big Heart

Ever since this whole Corona Virus situation has been going on, I have been explaining, to budding Yankee super star …

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Ray Negron and George Steinbrenner (Courtesy Ray Negron)

Making the Most of 2nd Chance From Steinbrenner

Out of respect to Cope 2 and Slone, two of the greatest graffiti artists of all time, I must admit …

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Negron: Thanks, Hank

The other day I was walking in my Babylon neighborhood when I saw this giant of a man walking towards …

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Hank Steinbrenner’s Story Was a True Bronx Tale

At the end of Hank Steinbrenner’s life it was tough to get together, because of the coronavirus pandemic. We had …

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Negron: Oh Danny Boy. Mr. Aiello was a True New York Treasure.

Oh Danny Boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling. That’s the opening sentence to the great song, “Oh Danny Boy.” …

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Negron: Vera Clemente, Baseball and Puerto Rico’s Great Ambassador

One of my big thrills will always be when I had Doc Gooden visit Mrs. Roberto Clemente ( Vera ) …

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Negron: “Disco” Era Begins at Yankee Stadium

In 1978, the biggest motion picture in the world was “Saturday Night Fever.” It was a film about the Disco …

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Ray Negron Interviews Left-Handed Baseball Great CC Sabathia Read Newsmax: Ray Negron Interviews Left-Handed Baseball Great CC Sabathia | Newsmax.com Urgent: Do you approve of Pres. Trump? Vote Here in Poll

In 1999, I was in Cleveland helping Cleveland Indians General Manager, John Hart, and his special assistant, Tom (T- Bone) …

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Negron: Keeping the Boss’ Empire Alive

When the great George M. Steinbrenner passed away in July of 2010, I felt like my world was crushed. The …

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