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Last Chances to Save Gate 2

Sunday, February 14th, 2010

Last summer Mark Costello of Save Gate 2 of Yankee Stadium appeared live from the studios of 1240 AM WGBB to discuss the preservation of Game 2 of Yankee Stadium The group has been working hard on this enormous task and back on October 26th of last year several of the Parks commissioners supported the […]

Boys of Summer

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

I did my final 1240 AM WGBB show for 2009 on Sunday night. During the 10:30 segment Robert Cochrane joined me. Robert and his dad Dan spent the summer of 2004 visiting all 30 MLB stadiums. This was after Dan was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease leading to a “Field of Dreams” type of trip. Robert […]

NYBD on WGBB Tonight at 10pm

Sunday, November 22nd, 2009

Hear another edition of NYBD on WGBB as we continue our spot in the Sports Radio NY rotation. Comedian Matt Iseman headlines the show. Back in October of 2008 I participated in a roundtable with Matt to kick off his show Sports Soup on Versus. Recently Iseman had a part in the movie Transformer’s 2 […]

Watch: NYBD Animation

Friday, November 20th, 2009

Rob Kowal who runs the sports department at WGBB, as well as hosts his own show NY Hockey Talk, has put together a pretty cool animation intro to the Sunday rotation. You can see NYBD in animation by watching the short video below. Good job by Rob, but not sure if it’s an exact replica. […]

Yankees Top 50 Prospects Tonight @ 10pm

Sunday, November 15th, 2009

Hear Jed Weisberger talk about his just released “Top 50 Yankees Prospect List” on 1240 AM WGBB. Jed will address some of the questions about the list, provide some sleepers, and update us on the development of the top prospects. Scranton Yankees hitting coach Butch Wynegar will also joins us to talk about some of […]

Replay of Weekly Digest on WGBB

Monday, July 20th, 2009

We mixed it up last night as I did the “Weekly Digest” live from the studios of 1240 AM WGBB. Howard Megdal joined me to talk Mets baseball and freelance writer Gary Armida chatted about the Yanks. What to know what you missed? I tried to get Howard to wave the white flag on the […]

East - West All Star Game

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

I hosted another edition of NYBD on WGBB this past Sunday. My headline guest was author and historian Larry Lester. We talked about the Negro League All Star games from 1933-1953, some of the outstanding performances, and the competitive nature of the games. Larry rounded out the segment letting us know about his work on […]

More NYBD on WGBB Tonight @10pm

Sunday, July 12th, 2009

Hear me one more time before you start your All Star break. Author and baseball historian Larry Lester will join me to talk about the historical Negro League East-West contests. Sensei John Kreese of Nomaas reviews the first half with his unique brand of analysis. NYBD contributor Joe DeMayo will review the Mets first half […]

Confrontations, Routs, and the Subway Series Continues

Monday, June 15th, 2009

- As I said on last night’s show I have no problem with the behavior of Johan Santana and K-Rod. When Santana didn’t want to come out of the Philly game I thought it showed a fire and passion, not disrespect for Manuel. K-Rod does his celebrations, which can be over the top, but the […]

Hughes, NL Schedule, Media Mention, Sweepstakes

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

- Great job by Joe Girardi with the bullpen last night. Phil Hughes got to show us his potential in relief with a dominating 7th inning. Phil Coke brought in to face Carlos Pena. I would nitpick that Girardi left him in against Zobrist and Dillon, two RHB’s, but it’s not like Coke is inept […]

Mets, Yanks, Sid on WGBB Tonight @ 10pm

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

Listen to another edition of “NYBD on WGBB” as I am live from the studios of 1240 AM WGBB. Former WFAN host Sid Rosenberg joins me to update us on his latest project: “You’re Wrong and You’re Ugly” - a book about his life in radio. I will have Sid give us his state of […]

Roy White on WGBB Tonight @ 10pm

Sunday, May 10th, 2009

I will be live from the studios of 1240 AM WGBB at 10 pm tonight. Former Yankees outfielder Roy White, who just co-authored the book “Then Roy Said to Mickey” ,will be the headline guest. Hear Roy talk about his transition to the outfield, inspiration behind writing the book, and Playing for the Yankees during […]

Sports Astrology, Fred Lynn, and WBC Tonight @7pm

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

If you missed my live appearance on 1240 AM WGBB Long Island you have a chance to catch the replay tonight on Blog Talk Radio. Former AL MVP Fred Lynn gave his thoughts on the 2009 baseball season. Hear Fred give his concerns about the Red Sox, why Teixeira is a great pick up for […]

Previewing the 2009 Season on WGBB Tonight @10pm

Sunday, March 22nd, 2009

I return to the studios of 1240 AM WGBB for another live edition of NYBD on WGBB. Former AL MVP Fred Lynn previews the American League with host Mike Silva. Sports astrologer Andrea Mallis tells us how the new faces in New York baseball will fare this season. Mike will talk about and update the […]