Nov
01

Girardi following in the footsteps of Mel Hall

By

When Joe Girardi is formally announced today as the Yankee manager, he will don number 27. Why 27? Because he wants to win the franchise’s 27th World Championship and will literally carry that chip around on his shoulder. The number 27 has a rather unglorious history in New York. But fan favorite Mel Hall wore it during a stretch that seems that it was generations ago.

Categories : Asides

3 Comments»

  1. sam says:

    man he is totally screwing Rasner. Some way to enter…

  2. Eric Schultz says:

    Looks like his priorities are in the right place.

  3. DKA says:

    forget Rasner….what about the legacy of Butch Wynegar? i loved that guy.

Leave a Reply

You may use <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong> in your comment.

If this is your first time commenting on River Ave. Blues, please review the RAB Commenter Guidelines. Login for commenting features. Register for RAB.