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Jacob Ruppert and the Birth of an Empire

February 3, 2013
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4/22/1915 | Ruppert (right) and NYC Mayor John Purroy Mitchel take in the Yankees’ home opener (Wikimedia Commons)

4/22/1915 | Ruppert (right) and NYC Mayor John Purroy Mitchel take in the Yankees’ home opener (Wikimedia Commons)

Before “The Boss” there was “The Colonel.”  The history of the Yankee empire is an interesting one and Jacob Ruppert had as big a hand in their success as anyone.  Check out my recent piece at BronxPinstripes.com.

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