Results for tag: Clarence Clemons
Posted by: Jack Curry on Jun 26, 2011 at 10:26:05 AM

I love baseball and I love music. I was fortunate enough to get a job with The New York Times where I wrote about baseball. Now I work for the YES Network and I talk about baseball. I’ve never had anyone offer me money to write about or talk about music. Guess what? I’ve done it anyway.

Whenever I could filter some music into a baseball story, I’ve rushed to do it. That’s why I’ve talked about Biggie Smalls with Barry Bonds, about Johnny Cash with Gene Monahan, about Warren Zevon with Bill Lee and about Cindy Bullens with Tim Wakefield. If there’s a way to jam some music knowledge into my baseball coverage, I will make it happen.

Because of my dual passions, Bernie Williams, the graceful center fielder and graceful guitarist, was a treat to cover. I