Monthly Archives: September 2012

D-FENCE! D-FENCE! D-FENCE!

(Part 3 of 4 with Jack Kelly) In sports, it doesn’t matter what the critics say about you. What matters most is the guys in the locker room. The ones you team up with every day for practice and the … Continue reading

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THE DECISION

(Part 2 of 4) This is the second installment on Jack Kelly; his memories of playing football down Farragut Road. Gerard Trapp, who played QB for Farrell’s had this to say about Jack as a player: “Jack was an excellent … Continue reading

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ROUGH-TOUCH

Take it easy this isn’t about a movie from back in the day on Forty-Doo Wop/Times Square. No, this entry is about a friend Jack Kelly, who played rough-touch football down at Farragut Road. Sunday mornings was special for me … Continue reading

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S = S + S

Huh? Yea that’s right, the formula for success. I’m sure they tried to teach it to me in Holy Name, but either I wasn’t paying attention or I was absent that day. Let me break it down, Charley Finley style. … Continue reading

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THE BEST OF NYC…

The Village Voice conducts a contest each year to determine the best. The best hot dog, hamburger, coffee, the best bookstore, best bike shop, and the best bikini waxer. (I’m not kidding on that last one) Carl Manco of Sport … Continue reading

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PEPE AND HIS MOM

Thanks to Gladys for this beautiful image… Like everyone else growing up in the neighborhood, I had a ton of friends. One kid, Pepe Fis, lived on 16th street between 8th and 9th avenues; ┬áhe was one of the best! … Continue reading

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ON THE COOL CHECK IN…

Thanks to Jim Fields (Class of 1973) for sending in this image of him and his brother John (Class of 1974).

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