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.
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