Stories from Robert Rubino

Rubino: New York Mets fans poised to party like it's 1969

The 1969 'Miracle' team overtook the formidable Chicago Cubs before winning its first World Series.

Rubino: When Brooklyn won it all, Jackie Robinson sat

It’s still a mystery why manager Walter Alston benched the future Hall of Famer in Game 7 of the 1955 World Series.

Rubino: Jim Tomsula's coaching debut, take 2

It will be Monday night's result that will be judged as Jim Tomsula's real 49ers head-coaching debut.

Rubino: Stabler doesn't need Hall of Fame validation

Iconic Raiders quarterback doesn't have the career stats — and it doesn't matter anyway.

Rubino: 4 most notorious trades in Giants history

Future Hall of Famers Mays, McCovey, Cepeda, Perry were dealt for mere journeymen.

Rubino: Why not a Franchise Four for mere mortals?

Major League Baseball’s public relations-driven Franchise Four vote was revealed last week, amid much fanfare, and the results are a resounding DUH.

Rubino: All-Shunned All-Stars would be hard to beat

This is one man's variation of fantasy baseball. Indulge this man for the next few minutes. Please.

Rubino: Bay Area's real sports golden age was 40 years ago

A’s, Warriors, Raiders combined to win five championships in less than six years.

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