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 … 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 … Continue reading
As the seasons move from baseball into football and hockey and basketball so do the subject matters of books being published. All levels and varieties of writing from all kinds of publishers take center stage. There is something for everyone. Herewith, a sampling.