Category Archives: Bensonhurst


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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Friday night, May 2 After getting off the crowded D- train on New Utrecht Avenue alone,  I am walking down 79th street in Bensonhurst, right across the street from New Utrecht High School. It’s a gorgeous night weather-wise. On my … Continue reading

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