Girardi following in the footsteps of Mel Hall


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.

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  • sam

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

  • Eric Schultz

    Looks like his priorities are in the right place.

  • DKA

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