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Living in New York, we live life differently since 9/11.
The news today reminded me of what had happened during 9/11 while I was serving in the military. When the news came that it was Yankee’s Pitcher Cory Lidle my mouth dropped. My cell phone began to buzz like crazy with the news reports that it was indeed Cory Lidle. As we seen again, baseball never replaces life. Baseball is just a game, and Cory Lidle was a human being involved in a tragic accident.
The best thing for MLB to do, is cancel the NLCS tonight in memory of Lidle. The news media is going crazy, the New York streets are nuts and now the Yankees have another rough patch to smooth over. My heart goes out to his family and also to everyone affected by this. I must admit, it was a bit scary today, but it makes it worse when an MLB player is involved.
Here’s the official statement from "The Boss" regarding manager Joe Torre.
George Steinbrenner said:
"I spoke to Joe Torre today and I told him, ‘You’re back for the year. I expect a great deal from you and the entire team. I have high expectations and I want to see enthusiasm, a fighting spirit and a team that works together. The responsibility is yours, Joe, and all of the Yankees.’ Yes, I am deeply disappointed about our loss this year, we have to do better. And I deeply want a championship. It’s about time."