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  Bio - Bernie Williams Wikipedia Bernie Williams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Bernabé "Bernie" Figueroa Williams (born September 13, 1968 in San Juan, Puerto Rico) is a center fielder in Major League Baseball who was one of the top outfielders from the late 1990s to the early 2000s.
Throughout 1996, Williams' power swing continued to develop and he was moved into the cleanup spot by manager Joe Torre, where he would bat for most of the next 5-6 years.
Bernie Williams is often praised for his dignified showmanship on and off the field and is often regarded an example of excellent professional conduct in the sporting world.
www.blinkbits.com /bits/viewtopic/bernie_williams_wikipedia?t=274201   (1193 words)

  
 New York Yankees Stars : Bernie Williams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Williams was one of the leading outfielders of the late 1990s.
Bernie Williams mounted from discrepancy and load of expectations to become one of the finest players in baseball.
Williams always represented brilliance and poise both on and off the baseball field who became the Yankees most-wanted and most-popular latter-day stars.
www.yankeestars.com /bernieWilliams.php   (781 words)

  
 Bronx Banter: Yankee Preview Wednesday: Bernie Williams and Derek Jeter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Williams is a product of the transition period during the early nineties and the championship years of the late nineties.
Williams proved to be a late-bloomer and fulfilled the early promise the organization showed in him.
Long-legged and graceful, Williams was nevertheless awkward on the basepaths.
www.all-baseball.com /bronxbanter/archives/012058.html   (4122 words)

  
 RotoTimes.com - Bernie Williams - Fantasy Baseball Profile
Bernie Williams officially declined the Yankees' non-roster invitation to spring training on Tuesday, according to Newsday.
Bernie Williams doesn't plan to accept the Yankees' offer to attend spring training on a minor league contract, according to the AP.
Williams is considered a longshot to make the team, but he apparently would rather be cut and retire a Yankee than try and latch on with another franchise.
www.rototimes.com /mlb/player/251   (402 words)

  
 Bernie Williams News
Bernie Williams' mother is praying he can handle being rejected by the Yankees and accept that he likely has played his last game in pinstripes.
Bernie Williams wants a guarantee, not a maybe, so it appears he won't be with the New York Yankees when position players start workouts Tuesday.
Bernie Williams seems intent on not coming to spring training unless the Yankees guarantee him a spot on the team.
www.topix.net /baseball-players/bernie-williams   (616 words)

  
 Bernie Williams | BaseballLibrary.com
Williams quickly developed a reputation as the jewel of the Yankees farm system, a multi-talented player who was destined for stardom.
Although Williams continued to reverse his early post-season success with three subpar series (his lone hit in sixteen World Series at bats was a two-run homer in Game Two) the Yankees went 11-2 in the post-season, including a four-game World Series sweep of San Diego to win their 24th Championship.
Williams' home run was made possible when 12-year-old Jeffrey Maier reaches over the left field fence in the 8th inning, interfering with a ball hit by Derek Jeter.
www.baseballlibrary.com /baseballlibrary/ballplayers/W/Williams_Bernie.stm   (3588 words)

  
 Torre trying to reach Bernie Williams - Boston.com
Yankees manager Joe Torre is trying to reach Bernie Williams and left the impression that the outfielder would have a chance to make New York's roster if he accepts a minor league contract and comes to spring training.
Williams helped the Yankees win four World Series titles and six AL pennants, and is beloved by fans.
Williams finished with a.281 average, 12 homers and 61 RBIs in 420 at-bats.
www.boston.com /sports/baseball/articles/2007/02/13/torre_trying_to_reach_bernie_williams   (579 words)

  
 Keyboard Quarterbacks: A letter to Bernie Williams
Bernie please make sure u dont join a different team for money reasons but keep your options open with the yankees and only them and if it dont work out you know that one day u will probably be part of winning a championship not as a player but maybe a coach.
Bernie Williams will not play this coming season because they have a left fielder who doesn't give a rats a** if they win or lose, and is the king of meaningless homeruns and RBI.
Bernie Williams will not play this coming season because he was offered a minor league contract and basically told thank you now go to hell.
weblogs.newsday.com /sports/KBQB_blog/2007/02/a_letter_to_bernie_williams.html   (3010 words)

  
 Bernie Williams News » BuzzTracker
Bernie Williams got tired of playing the same old tune for Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman and promptly smashed the recent minor league offer deal and spring training invitation over Cashman's m...
Bernie Williams rejected a minor-league contract and an invitation to spring training camp from the New York Yankees on Tuesday.
Bernie Williams rejected the New York Yankees' offer of a minor league contract and will wait to see if a guaranteed job opens up for him on the team.
www.buzztracker.com /category/bernie_williams   (423 words)

  
 Bernie Williams
Bernie Williams is a highly rated baseball player.
It is doubtful that New York Yankees would have won five of the last six American League pennants without Bernie Williams, but it is not doubtful that he has contributed little to their winning four of their last five World Series.
The New York Yankees have invited long-time center fielder, Bernie Williams, to Spring Training, but the veteran will only accept if he knows he'll be on the roster.
www.suite101.com /reference/bernie_williams   (287 words)

  
 Minor League Ball :: Minor Leagues blog featuring John Sickels
Bernie Williams had 10.5 good-to-great full seasons, a couple of average seasons, and a couple of seasons being one of the worst regular outfielders in the game.
Bernie may have ammassed similar career totals, but he is detracting from his HoF chances, and his team's chances of winning, every time he steps out onto the field right now.
Williams was a very good player, but no one in their right mind would take williams over griffey during the 94-02 timeframe (except a Yankee homer).
www.minorleagueball.com /story/2006/5/17/125622/341   (3158 words)

  
 Bernie Williams Yankee Career Over? - Associated Content
Bernie Williams is definetly a name you think of when you think of the New York Yankees.
Williams has been a Yankee since 1991, and signed a contract regarding this on Williams' 17th birthday in 1985.
Williams understands and accepts the fact that the New York Yankees will most likely not include him on their 2007 season roster.
www.associatedcontent.com /article/147180/bernie_williams_yankee_career_over.html   (568 words)

  
 Boston Red Sox - No call for Bronx cheer with this Bomber - The Boston Globe
Whether Williams was ever a great player may be a matter of semantics, but the least someone can say about the prime-of-life Bernie Williams was that he was eminently reliable.
If there were whispers emanating from the Yankee clubhouse that Bernie is not what he appears to be, we would have heard about them.
Williams is the all-time postseason leader in home runs (22), runs (83), and runs batted in (80).
www.boston.com /sports/baseball/redsox/articles/2006/05/23/no_call_for_bronx_cheer_with_this_bomber   (1012 words)

  
 ESPN.com: MLB - Conversation with Bernie Williams
Bernie Williams has won just about everything a ballplayer can: a batting title, four World Series rings and four Gold Gloves.
Bernie Williams is an impresario with the bat, and a guitar.
Williams: Music and sports, in my case playing the guitar and baseball, have a lot of similarities.
espn.go.com /mlb/columns/schwarz_alan/1583183.html   (1105 words)

  
 Daylife / Bernie Williams
Williams." Bloomberg, who grew up in the Boston area, maintains that he is neither a Yankees fan nor a Mets fan, but rather a...
Williams and left the impression that the outfielder would have a chance to make New York's roster if he accepts a minor league contract and comes to spring training....
Bernabé "Bernie" Williams Figueroa (born September 13, 1968, in San Juan, Puerto Rico) is an outfielder for the New York Yankees and a guitar-playing jazz recording artist.
www.daylife.com /topic/Bernie_Williams   (916 words)

  
 New York Yankees, Bernie Williams, Major League Baseball - CBS SportsLine.com
Williams' No. 51 remains in storage, his guitars are nowhere to be seen and pitcher Jose Veras has taken his corner locker in the Legends Field clubhouse.
Williams' absence is as notable as the presence of any player, a hole in the fabric of the team's last great era, when the Yankees won four World Series titles from 1996-2000.
Williams is 38 -- one year older than Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle were when they announced their retirements from the Yankees.
cbs.sportsline.com /mlb/story/10006099/rss   (684 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Yankees decline 2006 option on Bernie Williams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
CLEVELAND — The New York Yankees have decided not to pick up the $15 million club option for next season on Bernie Williams, their steady center fielder on four World Series title teams.
Williams wasn't surprised by the move, and he didn't rule out the possibility of returning to the only club he has ever played for.
The Yankees have been searching for a long-term replacement for Williams for most of the season, and started infielder Tony Womack in center field for their opener against the Indians.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/al/yankees/2005-08-02-williams-option_x.htm?csp=34   (504 words)

  
 Bernie Williams Banned From Playing Baseball in New York :: SportsGoons.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Williams, who is batting just.254 with nine homers and 45 RBI this year, underwent a battery of tests on Tuesday, several of which he failed.
Williams vehemently disputed the ban, and vowed to "fight the good fight" when the team travels outside of New York.
Bernie was the undisputed center fielder of the World Champions for years, reaching his peak when he averaged over 25 homers and 100 RBI, while batting over.300, between 1998 and 2002.
www.sportsgoons.com /volume3/Vol3_Iss26/bernie_williams_banned.htm   (665 words)

  
 Bernie Williams : USAToday.com - Bernie Williams Biography from USAToday.com
Yankees manager Joe Torre talked to free agent Bernie Williams on Wednesday and is still hoping to convince the 38-year-old to accept the club's offer of a minor league contract.
Free agent Bernie Williams isn't interested in accepting the Yankees' minor league offer, but he also indicated that he has no intention of taking a deal from another club at the moment.
ET Free agent Bernie Williams indicated Friday that he's leaning towards passing on the Yankees' offer of a minor league contract.
fantasybaseball.usatoday.com /content/player.asp?sport=MLB&id=1670   (521 words)

  
 The Journey Within by Bernie Williams
Without question, New York Yankees superstar Bernie Williams is one of the most popular and talented players in major league baseball, a potential hall-of-famer, and one of the most popular and well known athletes in pro sports.
But ask Bernie Williams what he wanted to be when growing up, and he’ll say it was to be a professional musician.
Free songs, free wallpaper, the comprehensive and unparalleled Bernie Williams biographical page, and the 35,000+ other pages here on Baseball Almanac would not be possible without your financial support — please help if you are able.
www.baseball-almanac.com /poetry/the_journey_within.shtml   (894 words)

  
 KFFL - Bernie Williams, OF, Free Agents
But who am I to say?'' Like Williams last season, Rivera is entering the final year of his contract with the Yankees and has not had any talks of an extension despite expressing interest to stay on past this season.
According to The New York Daily News, the New York Yankees and OF Bernie Williams are near agreement on a one-year contract for the 2006 season.
Williams is due to become a free agent, but his agent, Scott Boras, indicated Williams has a "strong desire" to return to the club.
www.kffl.com /player/5572/mlb   (2285 words)

  
 Bernie Williams - GRP Records
Williams, who is a highly accomplished guitarist and composer, penned an impressive 7 out of 11 tracks on his debut, which was produced by Loren Harriet (NBC Celebrity Christmas CD, Big League Rocks).
Williams, who is a native of Puerto Rico, has composed a refreshing blend of highly melodic, contemporary and Latin-flavored jazz selections with an undeniably soulful delivery.
Williams, who studied music on scholarship beginning at age 13 at the Escuela Libre de Musica in Puerto Rico, had initially planned on a career in music before segueing to Major League Baseball.
www.vervemusicgroup.com /artist.aspx?aid=5975   (466 words)

  
 Yanks send invitation to Bernie Williams - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The 38-year-old Williams has been with the Yankees since 1991 and has expressed a desire to remain with them.
Johnny Damon took Williams' job as the starter in center last year, and Melky Cabrera is slated to be the fourth outfielder.
Williams, who has 2,336 hits and a.297 lifetime batting average, filled in capably last season when Hideki Matsui and Gary Sheffield were injured, batting.281 with 12 homers and 61 RBI.
www.usatoday.com /sports/baseball/al/yankees/2007-02-01-williams-minor-league-invitation_x.htm?csp=34   (343 words)

  
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Bernie Williams has spent his entire career as a slugger with the immensely popular New York Yankees.
Bernie Williams is a part of an elite group of team-mates who have spent their entire careers as Yankees.
In 1998, Bernie Williams became the first major leaguer to win a Gold Glove Award and a World Series ring in the same year.
www.expertrating.com /quizzes/Bernie-Williams-Quiz.asp   (298 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Journey Within: Music: Bernie Williams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It consists of two junior chorus level songs sung by Bernie's kids, backed by piano played either by Dad or one of them (who knows?) and their solid glee club harmonies are consistent with children of a musician.
Having the Williams kids, however cute they may be, on a jazz CD was totally inappropriate.
Maybe when Bernie retires and can spend more time developing his style and his sound will improve but for now pass on this CD unless your a big Yankee fan.
www.amazon.ca /Journey-Within-Bernie-Williams/dp/B00009VGX9   (1302 words)

  
 Bernie Williams Photos - Bernie Williams News - Bernie Williams Information
Bernie has the Yankee team record in hits in a season by a switch hitter with 204 in 2002.
His career high in homeruns came in the 2000 season when he hit 30, his career high in batting average.342 in 1999, his career RBI high also in 2000 with 121 and his career high in hits was in 2002 with 204.
Tell the world what you think of Bernie Williams, write a review for this person.
www.tv.com /bernie-williams/person/52546/summary.html   (222 words)

  
 Featured Writer - Bernie Williams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Journey Within (GRP Records) was a labor of love for Bernie Williams, who, together with a few of his friends including Ruben Blades, Bela Fleck, David Benoit, Leland Sklar, Kenny Aronoff and Gilberto Santa Rosa has created a sensational CD of original tunes, and some old favorites, ripe for today's cool jazz audiences.
MPL represents seven original Bernie Williams songs on his debut album, all of which are currently available to license for Film, TV, Advertising and Multi-Media projects, worldwide.
Bernie is already a superstar in his field and we think you will be blown away by his musical prowess.
www.mplcommunications.com /fw_williams/index.htm   (188 words)

  
 Bernie Williams rebuffs Yankees offer
Bernie Williams elected Tuesday to reject a minor-league contract and an invitation to spring training camp from the New York Yankees.
Williams, 38, is upset that he must try to win a roster spot at spring training, even though he helped New York win the World Series four times in five years (1996-2000).
Williams is a five-time all-star, a four-time Gold Glover and was voted most valuable player of the AL Championship Series in 1996.
www.cbc.ca /sports/baseball/story/2007/02/20/mlb-yankees-williams.html?ref=rss   (1571 words)

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