Ben Whittaker. Now, I am fully aware that there are many issues that affect us personally, professionally, socially…and good heaven, politically. But just for a moment, digest the name ‘Ben Whittaker”. Because for millions of moviegoers, Ben is their image of the great. Not as the young Vito, or Max Cady (Cape Fear), or Ace Rothstein (Casino) or Travis Bickle (Taxi Driver). They see ‘The Intern’….and they see DeNiro. Is there another word other than travesty?
“We’ve got good vibes going on”, Todd Frazier said, “Everybody’s coming in here and you can feel it. I’ve been on winning teams before and when you come to the ballpark it’s all smiles. Guys are joking around a lot. When you win, good stuff happens.”
I could not agree more with one of the newest Yankees comments when it comes to winning. The one thing I would add is the importance of team chemistry.
Who doesn’t like batting practice? The Yankees just ran a promotion that allowed fans in early to watch the launching of the baseballs…and most notably, Here Comes Da Judge. Do we want to see no hits, no runs, no offense, no excitement, pitching dominating the batters in the mid-season folly (it doesn’t count…as it shouldn’t…but I digress). No, we want to see the blasts, the moon balls, moon shots and moon landings off the bat of the sluggers. And we were not disappointed.