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Pine Tar Incident - Wikipedia


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 ...

Yankees Pitcher Michael Pineda Suspended 10 Games for Illegal ...


Apr 24, 2014 ... Tavis Smiley: America Is Unhinged and Nobody Will Take the Blame ... Pineda claimed he used the pine tar because he couldn't feel the ball due to chilly temps ... 5-1, and a suspension from Major League Baseball was largely expected. ... on his pitching hand during an April 10 game also against Boston.

Baseball's Bogus Pine-Tar Controversy - The Daily Beast


Oct 30, 2015 ... Why is having pine tar so far up the bat considered an advantage for a hitter? ... The Yankees did everything they could to avoid resuming the game. ... the playoffs, it also talked about him as perhaps the greatest hitter of his ...

Derek Jeter Archives - The LoHud Yankees Blog - Blogs


During his four-day visit to Japan, Jeter also took in a sumo tournament and visited ... of different ways,” Cashman said in the Yankees clubhouse after today's game. .... It's fairly common knowledge that the lack of scandal is largely due to how his .... in Tampa, focused on staying healthy (and staying away from the pine tar...

Craig Calcaterra | Ethics Alarms


Aug 30, 2016 ... World Series Ethics: Another Pine Tar Sighting, As Baseball Ethics Rot Gets A ... who threw Pineda out of the game (he was also suspended). .... desperate things like blame their sad, desperate circumstances on a beloved, deceased man. ... New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez stretches before American ...

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 ...

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?

Krusty Sox Sports: April 2014


Apr 30, 2014 ... In his first at bat back in New York, Yankees fans booed Robinson ... had history with him – believed largely that his disdain for paying $7 ..... Meghan Duggan Mocks Pineda Pine Tar Incident Because Red Sox ..... Tony Romo to Blame for the Pacers Struggles? ... Also: ATL@CIN, DET@CAR, KC@DEN.

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...

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Pine-Tar Incident: The Untold Story - WSJ


Jul 8, 2013 ... George Brett during the infamous pine-tar game in July 1983. ... Bold, brash and charismatic—a perennial All-Star—Brett was also .... Thirty years later, Brett says no bat boy was to blame—that the Yankees would have gotten ...

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:.

In sports, as in life, pushing limits of rules is common - The Boston ...


Jan 22, 2015 ... A little pine tar is considered acceptable in baseball, but Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda went too far in a game at Fenway Park last season. ... (There is also danger in the latter tactic, as Rick Honeycutt discovered in 1980 ... control, particularly in cold weather, is a largely accepted practice — to a point.