Category Archives: Holy Name

SHOVELING SNOW

It snowed all day. School was cancelled. I have to get out of my apartment, mom is driving me crazy. Crossing ninth avenue, I head down Windsor Place, hang a right on Howard Place. I grab some snow off a … Continue reading

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THE TEAM. THE TEAM. THE TEAM

Thanks Mike Larkin…

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STATS

Danny Piselli sent me the stats from the ‘Money League’. Hoops was popular in our neighborhood.  These guys got after it; especially when the stakes were high.

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AMONGST FRIENDS

For the next few days I will be paying tribute to people I have known for a long time. People from the neighborhood that meant a lot to me growing up.  These people made a huge impact on me. From … Continue reading

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THE TEAM. THE TEAM. THE TEAM!

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WHAT I MISS #4

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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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