There’s doubt about the historical significance of a Brooklyn house that was once home to Jackie Robinson, but don’t tell that to supporters of an effort to grant city landmark status to the house.
I thought I would round out this discussion by choosing all-time teams: one comprised solely of Yankees and the other with players from the New York Giants, Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Mets.
This is a follow-up from my previous column, where the question under consideration was: Is New York an American League city or a National League city?
Some Opening Day moments changed the game forever, others are just really freakin’ cool. Here are five of our favorites.
The sleeved V-neck top is a departure from the Nets’ redesigned look. The jersey is blue and gray instead of black and white, an obvious homage to the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Not only do many of us see the Dodgers as a five borough endeavor, an extension of our blue-collar grit and white-collar elitism, but we now must watch our enemy rocket to the top with a Yankee icon at the helm.
Vaughan was selected for nine All-Star squads and finished third in the National League MVP voting in both 1935 and 1938.
A glove worn by baseball icon Jackie Robinson in the 1955 and 1956 World Series has been auctioned for $373,002.
“Having a seventh game here in Brooklyn on our court is something that, obviously, we were hoping for. Our players delivered. And I think the fans are going to deliver in a big time way tomorrow night,” Yormark told WCBS 880’s Steve Scott.
Baseball is holding its annual Jackie Robinson Day on the 66th anniversary of his breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
It was 66 years ago today when Jackie Robinson took the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers and broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier.
The injured Yankees outfielder plans on making the most of an off day in his rehabilitation from a broken right forearm.
In his 12-season career with the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers from 1955 to 1966, Sandy Koufax made a name for himself as one of the best in the business.
Ichiro could follow the path of past veterans acquired by the Bombers, guys who have been renewed by the legendary Yankee pinstripes.
Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda, 84, has been hospitalized in New York after suffering a heart attack on Monday, the Dodgers confirmed on Tuesday.