Monthly Archives: January 2010

GLORY DAYS

It’s Friday night. Do you recall at 5:00-5:30ish around your house/apartment sitting down at the table and having dinner with your family? On Friday’s, my mom would go to Henry’s Deli on Prospect and 9th to pick up Fishcakes and … Continue reading

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RELEASE YOURSELF

Thank heavens for i-tunes, 80’s music, technology, and of course old friends. They’ve made my life a lot more enjoyable! Through the creation of this blog and attempting the head-first dive into Facebook, I’ve been able to re-connect with many … Continue reading

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TRAVEL TEAM

Do you recall looking at the Catholic Youth Organization boys basketball schedule? Next to our school’s name was a letter ‘T’. Do you recall what that stood for? Travel Team. We were the away team for most games. Sure we … Continue reading

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NO TICKEE, NO SHIRTEE

I remember the laundry joint on 9th avenue between Windsor and 16th street. I also recall the spot between Prospect avenue and 17th street.  Seems like this laundry spot is still around on the corner of 13th and 8th. I … Continue reading

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BACK IN TIME

Here’s the last image my main man T.K. sent me.  Do you recognize these guys? How about the fans standing on the sidelines watching the game? That was a pretty popular spot to stand while watching the game.  Every place … Continue reading

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GAME TIME!

Here’s another outstanding image from the Holy Name Summer league sent to me by T.K. Enjoy… -Steve Hoops135@hotmail.com

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THE GREYHOUND

With each passing day I think about all the time spent in the schoolyard playing basketball. We had all sorts of players. We had good outside shooters, a few good point guards and some guys who were bangers inside.  We … Continue reading

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