Post Tagged with: "Tom Giordano"

Coppola: Joe DeLucca True Baseball Man

Coppola: Joe DeLucca True Baseball Man

By William Coppola: Contributor Bronx Chronicle Sports Bitsy Mott, Bordie Waddle, Rinty Monahan, Skeeter Kell, Ozzie Van Brabant, Taffy Wright, Gerald Fryfogle, MacDuffee Biggs, Tony Napoles, Wiley Williams, Enid Drake, Bordie Waddle, Dixie Upright, Buzz Dozier, Perley Grant and Bobo Holloman.  […]

by · February 25, 2020 · Sports
Coppola: Tracing My Steps With T-Bone

Coppola: Tracing My Steps With T-Bone

By William Coppola: Contributor Sports Columnist Tampa Florida Friday August 31st, 2019. Weather forecast: Monster hurricane headed my way. So why am I down here? One reason is to cover the Tampa Bay Rays vs the Cleveland Indians this weekend […]

by · August 30, 2019 · Sports, Uncategorized
Jacob deGrom, NY Mets (Twitter)

Coppola: Having Steak For Dinner Is Jacob deGrom

By William Coppola It was on a nice Thursday evening on May 15th, 2014 to be exact, that I first saw Jacob deGrom pitch in a Major League game. He was brought up from AAA Las Vegas that night to […]

by · March 26, 2019 · Sports
My  Baseball “Goombah” Will Be Missed

My Baseball “Goombah” Will Be Missed

I will Miss My “Goombah” At The Ballpark Sadly the news came today about the passing of 93-year old Tom Giordano, known as “T-Bone” to all of us at the ballpark and in the press box. The oldest and longest […]

by · February 15, 2019 · Sports
TBONE with Rich Mancuso and MLB Official Scorer Howie Karpin

Coppola: My Friend And Mentor Is Gone

By William Coppola  My friend and mentor is gone. Tom Giordano, universally known as TBONE throughout baseball for the past 70 years, passed away today peacefully at the age of 93. He was still actively working as a pro scout […]

by · February 14, 2019 · Sports
TJ Giordano (left) and

Baseball Wisdom: Veteran Scout Tom “T-Bone” Giordano

Longtime scout Tom “T-Bone” Giordano meets the future at T M Baseball Academy By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor They sat in the office are of the T M Baseball Academy in the Bronx. The parents and some of the 250 or […]

by · September 16, 2016 · Sports