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Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Apr 17, 2011 at 06:30:43 PM

Today is April 17 and 60 years ago, Bob Sheppard worked his first game as a Yankee Stadium PA announcer when the Yankees knocked off the Red Sox 6-1. That game happened to also be Mickey Mantle's debut and he had one hit in four at-bats during a Tuesday afternoon game that was completed in two hours, 12 minutes.

One name that will not be mentioned by the PA announcer is Alex Rodriguez, who is day-to-day with the famous oblique injury that seems to be trending throughout baseball.

"We’ll take it day by day," said manager Joe Girardi, while not totally ruling out having him for one at-bat tonight if he feels able. “We’ll shoot for Tuesday. If he can’t go Tuesday, we’ll shoot for Wednesday."

Rodriguez is still sore and said he hopes it feels better in a day

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