Negron: Pedro Guerrero We Pray For You

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TAMPA – Former Major League star and one-time World Series MVP Pedro Guerrero suffered a stroke Tuesday while visiting family in New York City. Tonight I got down on my hands and knees and prayed for his recovery. I will 

Negron: To Me, The “Big O” Will Always Be The Orestes Destrade

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ST. PETERSBERG, FL – When people in the sports world talk or think about the “Bio O”, the first name that comes to mind is Hall of Famer basketball great, Oscar Robinson. To me, the “Big O” means Orestes Destrade. 

Negron: Hal And Hank Celebrate Birthday And New Season

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Hank Steinbrenner celebrated his 60th birthday on the eve of the 2017 baseball season. The party was put together by Hank’s daughters Julia and Jacqueline Steinbrenner. Many of Hanks’ family and friends were there and a lot of love was 

Negron: Batboy To Yankee Superman
The Gene Monahan Story

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  Gene Monahan was the trainer of the NY Yankees for as long as I can remember. Before that, he was a Yankee batboy. To the players, he was known as Doc or Geno, to the Boss he was Monahan 

Negron: The Day Billy Joel And Richie Cannata First Had A Yankee State Of Mind

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One of the pleasantries of spring training is to see the Yankee legends like Goose Gossage, Reggie Jackson and Ron Guidry.  If the Yankees of the 1970’s were a rock band than they would definitely be the Beatles. The Fab 

Negron: Ellie, a Pioneer in Art, a Champion in Life

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Ellen Jagenburg, the mother of the former world champion swimmer and my very dear dear friend Greg Jagenburg died this week of natural causes. Like me, Greg and his siblings had been caring for their mom until her passing. She 

Negron: Bobby Murcer Always Missed

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TAMPA –  Today, I was browsing through my Facebook page reading all of the great questions, quotes and anecdotes from some really knowledgeable friends and fans. To my surprise, there was a nice greeting from Kay Murcer the extremely beautiful 

Negron: I Believe There Is Nothing Stronger Than Our Love

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TAMPA – Several years ago, I was very lucky to have one of my children’s books turned into an animated film. It is called “Henry And Me.” It’s the story of the incredible spirits of Yankees past, like Ruth, Gehrig, 

Negron: Beatrice O’Neill A Wonderful Lady
And A True Yankee

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Tampa: This morning I met my good friend Charlie Santoro at the Village Inn Diner outside of Steinbrenner Field. Charlie is a member of the YES Network. He’s probably one of the most loved figures in that organization. He’s an 

Negron: Joe DiMaggio, Oh How I Wish I Knew You

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Tampa:  Elvis Presley once said that a man is one thing and an image is another. I didn’t really know what Elvis meant by saying that until I was invited  to visit the Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital through a personal