Category Archives: Athletes

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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SHOVEL THAT SNOW

Holy Name Schoolyard, February 2017  

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BIG APPLE ATHLETE

As a kid growing up in the neighborhood we played sports in the Lot, the schoolyards and the street. ¬†We played whiffle ball, baseball, softball, basketball, football, hockey and stickball. We loved the pro and college athletes that we would … Continue reading

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