Monthly Archives: July 2017

A FACE FOR RADIO

Back in the day we sat around and talked sports 24-7. We could be on a stoop. In the schoolyard, on a street corner or chilling in someone’s house. Mets, Yankees, Knicks, Nets, Rangers, Giants and Jets. We discussed everything … Continue reading

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89 YEARS AGO

I snatched this image from Gerard Trapp on Facebook. Howard Place back in the day…

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9TH AVENUE

My old apartment. Top floor over Bob’s Hardware Store. Windows 4, 5, and 6 from the right.

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THE BATTLE IN BROOKLYN

A couple of years ago I had the chance to talk with Red Slavin about the disturbing incident back in June of 1977. Whenever I see a brawl in baseball I think back to June of 1977. Only this wasn’t … Continue reading

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RIP – MIKE “RED” SLAVIN

Sad news…good guy from ninth avenue…Condolences to entire Slavin family. Funeral Arrangements; Leone Funeral Home 696 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11232 Viewing: Friday July 21st 2pm-5pm, 7pm-9pm Mass: Saturday July 22nd 10 am Holy Name of Jesus RC Church

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THE TERRIERS

How about this image? Edgar, Ralph, Red and Gerard…

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HAPPY 4TH OF JULY

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