Allan Barra profiles Mike Long, the Yankees hitting coach. And he does a great job, as usual, of telling the story. Except for those pretentious WSJ style issues. [thanks to sportsfrog.com].
It’s hard to argue with the enthusiasm. Welcome back, Rickey! I’m rooting for you.
Does this set up a rivalry with Don Mattingly across town? Probably not, but it would be fun and unseemly if it did.