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  • After six games of the 1960 Series, the Yankees had scored 46 runs to the Pirates 17. Surely a Yankee triumph to the tune of four games to two had been sealed in the record books. 
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On a bright Sunday October morning in 1952, I was deftly maneuvering the platter as the priest dispensed communion wafers. Every wafer that found its way to an awaiting tongue was not communion to me. 412 more words

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45 Years Ago Today......

I was on lunch break during my senior year in high school when the unthinkable happened….

The History of the New York Mets

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As many of you already know, I am a Yankees fan, but that does’t mean that I can’t root for the Mets if they just happen to be on TV. 606 more words

The Woman Who Earned The Title "First Lady Of Brooklyn Baseball" Turns 88 This Month


By: Bill Hall

The woman who has earned the title First Lady of Brooklyn Baseball turns 88 late this month. The Brooklyn Cyclones honored Joan Hodges and her late husband Gil in grand style this year, handing out commemorative jerseys bearing Hodges’ name and famous number 14, and adding a “Mrs. 671 more words



It’s a great time for baseball fans. With a couple of weeks left in the regular season, a number of teams are still in the pennant race. 1,557 more words