The 2014 baseball season belongs to history as do so many others. Now as we move into winter, it’s time for hot stove news and talk and reflection. Flashbacks are a way of life. So come, let us celebrate a special time in New York City Baseball history. Continue reading
With the 2014 World Series in full swing, with all the hype and hoopla in the air, a flashback to an earlier and more innocent time in national pastime history seems in order.
Back in the 1880s, for a period of seven years, there had been playoffs between National League and American Association champs. Continue reading
Better known as the “Rens,” the New York Renaissance Five was the first all-black professional basketball team. They existed before the Harlem Globetrotters and were a much different kind of team. The Globies clowned around; the Rens played to win and did they win! For their time there was no better basketball team in the world. Continue reading