02. Yankees drop opener

24m | Apr 13, 2021

Amid the pomp and circumstance of the 1961 season opener, the New York Yankees laid an egg, losing to the Minnesota Twins, 6-0. Who could have predicted this would be a historic season, when home run records would fall, after the Bombers could muster only three singles against a pitcher who would someday have his part in Yankees' history?

In episode 2 the days leading up to the Yankees' opener are explored, as well as what happened in the ensuing days, following the disappointing defeat to the Twins.

Here is the link to the Los Angeles Angels at Baltimore Orioles game discussed in the podcast.

Baseball Sixty One