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He’s a Keeper

Posted By Alex Belth On March 24, 2004 @ 10:07 am In Bronx Banter | Comments Disabled

The Mariano extension [1] became official yesterday, and all was well in Yankeeland. Chicken soup [2] for the soul. According to the Daily News:

“I think I was born to be a Yankee,” Rivera said. “I could’ve gone and tried to test the market after the season, but I wanted to remain a Yankee. It’s priceless, the pinstripes. Putting on that uniform every day in and out is priceless. If I have a chance to go in the Hall of Fame in the pinstripes, that’s big for me.”

Next up: Joe Torre.

Part two [3] of T.J. Quinn’s profile of Alex Rodriguez is up today. It is worth taking a peek at because Quinn concentrates on Rodriguez’s skills on the field.

The Yankees host the Red Sox tonight in Tampa, but trainer Gene Monahan [4] is more concerned with preparing his players [5] for their long trip to Japan.

And You Can Quote This

I remember on one of my first days working for the Coen brothers, DVD copies of “Fargo” arrived at their office. This was in the fall of 1996, and the movie


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[1] Mariano extension: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/story/176615p-153724c.html

[2] Chicken soup: http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/24/dining/24MINI.html

[3] Part two: http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/baseball/story/176656p-153780c.html

[4] Gene Monahan: http://www.newsday.com/sports/baseball/yankees/ny-spyanks243721266mar24,0,4217432.story?coll=ny-yankees-print

[5] preparing his players: http://www.nytimes.com/2004/03/24/sports/baseball/24YANK.html

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