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The Babe’s Mighty Blast Christens the New Ballpark in the Bronx

One hundred years ago this day the new home of the New York Yankees opened on 161st in the Bronx. The Yankeess who had previously played in the Polo Grounds, sharing the facility with the National League New York Giants, were asked to leave following the 1922 season. It was for the better since the…

A Tribute to the Captain, Willis Reed

New York Knickerbockers’ star center Willis Reed died Tuesday at the age of 80. He was the heart and soul of a Knicks team that made it to the NBA Playoffs for seven years in a row from 1967 to 1973—winning the Championship twice in 1970 and 1973. I’ll never forget that joyous night in…

Remembering Yankee Glamour Boy Joe Pepitone

Former Yankee star Joe Pepitone passed away Monday at the age of 82. Born in Brooklyn, Pepi, as he was known, brought style and pizzazz to the staid New York Yankees when he arrived on the scene as a brash rookie in 1962. He was known as much for his waves of dark hair as…

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