Willie Randolph, Yankees Player and Coach

Friday, May 16, 2014

Yankees Jason Giambi, Willie Randolph, Derek Jeter, Robin Ventura, Alfonso Soriano in 2002 Jason Giambi, Willie Randolph, Derek Jeter, Robin Ventura, Alfonso Soriano in 2002 (Willie Randolph/Courtesy of Willie Randolph)

Legendary New York Yankee Willie Randolph talks about playing and coaching for the most storied professional sports franchise in the world. He discusses some great Yankees players, from Reggie Jackson to Don Mattingly to Derek Jeter, and larger-than-life managers, including Billy Martin and Joe Torre. His new memoir The Yankee Way: Playing, Coaching, and My Life in Baseball is an account of his triumphs and struggles on the field and in the dugout, as well as his time spent as manager of the Mets.


Willie Randolph

Comments [4]

Amy from Manhattan

Great to hear Willie Randolph! I agree, the game doesn't need to be sped up. It's more interesting the way it is, & extra innings increase the suspense. I don't like it when whoever runs these things puts whatever kind of filler in--I'm there to see the game.

May. 16 2014 01:53 PM
Kadijah from Harlem


Mr. Randolph mentioned that the numbers of African American players is decreasing. We have a son who is wild about baseball and he is playing Little League and a travel team. The cost is rising as he gets older, and it is a bit frightening to think where that will go as he gets to high school and college. What is your best advice for non-wealthy parents of color? Do you think college baseball is a good training ground?


May. 16 2014 01:50 PM
oscar from ny

Love the mets..our family loved Tim tueffel who use to shake his butt when at bat 🙈

May. 16 2014 01:36 PM
George from Bay Ridge

September 2007: what the hell happened?

May. 16 2014 10:23 AM

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