It was supposed to be a new year for us, new stadium, new pitching, new ridiculous salaries that only we could pay, but after this past weekends heart-wrenching sweep by the Sox, I think it’s time for a little throw-back action. Ten years ago- maybe it was chemistry, maybe it was fate, but it was full of hotties and full of wins! I bring you the hotties of yester-year and the team I still wish was drenched in pin-stripes! Your 1999 New York Yankees!
Was it the gold chains, was it the appearance in one of my favorite Seinfeld episodes, was it his 19 homers, 110 RBIs or .285 batting average? We’ll never know!
Long before “Hip Hip Jorge!” there was just a man ready to stand with Yogi as one of the finest catchers to ever grace the NY stage!
18 home runs, 28 stolen bases, and .292 batting average in 1999, I’ll take it!
The man, the myth, the legend. What can I say that hasn’t already been said. At age 25, arguably his best season in the majors, 219 hits, 24 homers, 102 RBIs, and an insane .349 batting average… Number 2 in my program, number 1 in my heart!
Brosius the Ferocious! Golden Glove winner in 1999. Never seen without a smile!
Slightly more successful 1999 than in his subsequent music career, stood out with his 202 hits, 24 homers, 115 RBIs, and sick .342 batting average.
Didn’t see any action till September in 99, but it was well worth the wait for those knee socks!
The sexiest hefty lefty with a butt-chin ever to pitch! His 14 wins weren’t too shabby either!
Roids or no roids, the man could pitch!
Your trip down hottie memory lane… costing a mere 89 million, compared to 2009′s 210 mill… I’m willing to skim the fat (A-Rod, Damon, Sabathia, Teixeira) to return to the glory days!