Posada passing the torch with grace

Still ready to catch in a pinch, Jorge teaches newbies to play the Thurman Munson way

Updated: March 3, 2011, 3:01 PM ET
By Ian O'Connor | ESPNNewYork.com

TAMPA, Fla. -- In a deep corner of the New York Yankees' clubhouse, three open catcher's mitts holding signed baseballs rest side by side in a stall, like trophies in a case.

"Just if something happens," Jorge Posada said.

He will turn 40 in August, and if showcasing the tools of his former trade is a sign of a midlife crisis, so be it. On muscle memory, Posada showed up with the pitchers and catchers at the start of camp.

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