The perfect present for the New York Yankees fan and/or unrepentant “Guido” on your Christmas list, this mixed-use EP features seven different Pinstripe post-season pep rally numbers (including one from 2004, where — D'oh! — Joey Balls and Carmanooch rag on the Red Sox for their lack of decent pitching) and a Sopranos-worthy version of “The Twelve Days of Christmas” that includes such choice gifts as “seven Piazza jerseys,” “five pinkie rings” and “four fresh cannolis.” A Merry Christmas? Fuhgeddaboudit!
By Douglas Wolk on 08.24.14 in Reviews
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By Maura Johnston on 07.23.14 in Features
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By Andy Beta on 07.08.14 in Reviews
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By Barry Walters on 07.08.14 in Reviews
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