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Pine Tar Incident


The Pine Tar Incident was a controversial incident during an American League Baseball game ... Yankees third baseman Graig Nettles recalled a similar incident involving Thurman Munson in a 1975 game...

Pine Tar Game - The New York Times


If that unusual development produced a sticky situation, blame it on pine tar. ... The ruling, after a protest by Billy Martin, the Yankees' manager, enabled the ...

Five things you never knew about George Brett's pine-tar incident ...


Jul 9, 2013 ... George Brett before the Yankees-Royals game on Tuesday. (PHOTO: ... Before he was the “pine tar guy,” Brett was something way worse:.

LADY AT THE BAT: April 2015


Apr 30, 2015 ... Going 0-6 in a game for the first time in his career could also mean that he is ... Now the burden shifts to Michael Pineda, he of just 45 major league starts, ... and the Yankees were largely pegged as the underdogs, it was a very nice win. ..... Will he get through the game without another pine tar incident?

There's No Service Like Wire Service, Vol. 51 | Uni Watch


Apr 11, 2014 ... Disappointing move during last night's Mets/Braves game, as the Mets' ... Baseball News: Back on Monday I wrote about how Yankees pitcher ... shot of the pine tar, or “dirt,” or whatever it was, on Michael Pineda's hand. ... Also from Yusuke: “Today is Football Shirt Friday in England, where ... (Blame Brink...

Craig Calcaterra | Ethics Alarms


World Series Ethics: Another Pine Tar Sighting, As Baseball Ethics Rot Gets A ... to the umpires, who threw Pineda out of the game (he was also suspended). .... desperate things like blame their sad, desperate circumstances on a beloved, ... Yankees' Alex Rodriguez stretches before American League baseball game at ...

News Archive for April 24, 2014 - Wall Street Journal


Apr 24, 2014 ... He also appointed Rachel Godsil, a law professor and former federal prosecutor, ... Solarte Helps Yankees Bash Red Sox The Yankees exploded against the Sox on ... Sorting Out a Sticky Situation Michael Pineda's suspension reignites an old baseball debate: Does pine tar give pitchers an advantage?

Redlegs Review: April 2014


Apr 30, 2014 ... Billy Hamilton had himself quite the game on Tuesday versus the Cubs. ..... thanks largely to the masterful pitching their starters have provided (1.50 ERA). ... Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda, I'm typing this blog with pine tar on my hands. .... Olbermann also alleges that Phillips' back ailment can be blamed ...

2014 April « The Dugout Perspective


Apr 30, 2014 ... Unfortunately for the 32-year-old, Stroman was also at his best ..... and is largely responsive for keeping Chicago afloat at .500 in the AL ... and it pretty much all centered around Michael Pineda's pine tar use. .... You certainly can't blame John Farrell for his post game comment “it's not been a good ni...

Krusty Sox Sports: April 2014


Apr 30, 2014 ... In his first at bat back in New York, Yankees fans booed Robinson Cano. ... had history with him – believed largely that his disdain for paying $7 million per year ..... Meghan Duggan Mocks Pineda Pine Tar Incident Because Red Sox Fans Are Dumb Asses ..... But it also could have been his girlfriend or wife.

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Pine Tar Game: Story behind George Brett's controversial home run ...


Jul 22, 2016 ... Pine Tar Game: An oral history of the most controversial home run ever hit ... Even before Brett touched home plate, Yankees manager Billy Martin was ... They also dispatched the Royals in four games in the 1978 ALCS, though .... My father was careful not to blame the umpires in any way, shape or form ...

7/24/83: The Pine Tar Incident | MLB.com


7/24/1983: George Brett's potentially game-winning home run is ruled an out due to an illegal bat, ... KC@NYY: George Brett and the pine tar incident .... while Desmond swipes home; BAL@NYY: Gregorius swipes home to put Yankees ahead.

Derek Jeter Archives - The LoHud Yankees Blog


The former Yankees captain talked to hosts Ben Lyons and Ryan Duffy about his ... During his four-day visit to Japan, Jeter also took in a sumo tournament and ... a lot of different ways,” Cashman said in the Yankees clubhouse after today's game. ..... in Tampa, focused on staying healthy (and staying away from the pine tar).