On Mother’s Day, May 14, 1967, a Sunday, Mickey Mantle hit his 500th HR off of Baltimore’s Stu Miller at the original Yankee Stadium.
Exactly 50 years later, on another Sunday and Mother’s Day, the new Yankee Stadium across the street will see another historic event: the retirement of #2 for Derek Jeter.
With the retirement, all single digits will be retired, unless someone decides to shine in #0 or #00 or so.
You wonder if #13 (A-Rod) could be next….
Big move by Boston today, trading 4 prospects, Moncada being the top one, to the White Sox for Chris Sale.
A big deal is brewing, as the Cubs are close to trading OF Jorge Soler to KC for reliever Wade Davis. Well, now that Chapman is probably leaving….