Essays

Lives to Remember: Chuck Stobbs, 1929-2008

Lives to Remember: Chuck Stobbs, 1929-2008

One pitch does not make a life, even if it makes history. Chuck Stobbs knew how he would be remembered.

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Who Could Forget the Mick?

Who Could Forget the Mick?

Mantle was the Last Boy in the last decade ruled by boys. He was Li’l Abner in pinstripes, a dreamboat reprobate with a coast-to-coast grin and a pain threshold as big as the Great Plains. No digital pansies for The Mick.

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Seven Layer Chocolate Cake

Seven Layer Chocolate Cake

This essay appeared on Bronx Banter, the website devoted to all things Yankee, as part of a series of “lasting Yankee Stadium” memories published prior to the last game at the Stadium.

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The Phallic Fallacy

The Phallic Fallacy

SPORTS ILLUSTRATED WOMEN|SPORT made its debut with a trial issue in the Spring of 1997. Jane’s article appeared here in the “My Take” section.

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The Man Baseball Forgot Plays the Hand He’s Dealt

The Man Baseball Forgot Plays the Hand He’s Dealt

This is a piece I wrote for the Washington Post in 1983 after meeting Mantle in Atlantic City.

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The Rookie

The Rookie

The first time I went to Yankee Stadium to interview the Bronx Bombers, female sportswriters were not welcome in the locker room.

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