HOPE Week is over and the Yankees went 5-0. If you think that is just a coincidence, be advised that the players and manager Joe Girardi aren’t so sure.
The Yankees — every single one of them — participated in the events this week and help enrich the lives of people not as fortunate as most of us. That the team got a roll at the same time seems fitting in many ways.
Do yourself a favor and check out this video from The Today Show on Hope Week.
Here are A-Rod, CC and Tex introducing HOPE Week on The Today Show.
Congratulations to the Yankees and particularly to Jason Zillo, who thought up and organized the whole thing with the full support of Brian Cashman and Joe Girardi.
Scoff if you will, but there has been a good vibe around this team all season. This is a tighter group than in recent years, the manager has had the right touch and the newcomers have fit in seamlessly. Events like HOPE Week only emphasize that.
Does that translate to success on the field? Look at the standings.