CBS2-Header-Logo WFAN 1010WINS WCBS tiny WLNYLogo

Brooklyn Dodgers

Chicago Cubs ground crew members struggle to get the tarp on the field as rain falls during the fifth inning of the Chicago Cubs game against the San Francisco Giants at Wrigley Field on August 19, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

5 Times MLB Game Protests Have Been Upheld

With the San Francisco Giants being the first team since 1986 to successfully protest a game, we decided to take a look back at some of the past protested games upheld by the MLB. Here’s five times MLB game protests have been upheld:

08/21/2014

Officials call for the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission to reconsider its ruling denying landmark status to Jackie Robinson's former Brooklyn home. (Credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Officials Renew Push To Have Jackie Robinson’s Brooklyn Home Declared Landmark

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.

05/19/2014

Joe DiMaggio (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: All-Time AL NYC Vs. All-Time NL NYC — Who Would Win?

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.

04/25/2014

A New York Yankees cap (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Is NY A National League Or American League City? (Part 2)

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?

04/08/2014

ATLANTA - JULY 26: At Turner Field, a poster honors #44 Hank Aaron and his career with the Braves (1954-1974), on July 26, 2004 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Top 5 Opening Day Moments In MLB History

Some Opening Day moments changed the game forever, others are just really freakin’ cool. Here are five of our favorites.

03/28/2014

"Boomer & Carton" producer Al Dukes looking tough in his new Brooklyn Nets alternate jersey. (Photo by Al Dukes/WFAN)

Nets Tip Cap To Brooklyn Baseball With Alternate Jerseys

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.

01/24/2014

Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Don Mattingly (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: New York’s Dodger Blues

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.

08/23/2013

A general view of the miniature scale model of Ebbets Field at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. (Credit: Ezra O. Shaw /Allsport)

By The Numbers: Just Who Was Arky Vaughan?

Vaughan was selected for nine All-Star squads and finished third in the National League MVP voting in both 1935 and 1938.

07/09/2013

Jackie Robinson (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Jackie Robinson World Series Glove Auctioned For $373,002

A glove worn by baseball icon Jackie Robinson in the 1955 and 1956 World Series has been auctioned for $373,002.

06/03/2013

Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center CEO Brett Yormark with Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz on April 18, 2013 (credit: Mike Pont/Getty Images)

Nets CEO Brett Yormark Talks Exciting Times In Brooklyn

“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.

05/03/2013

Jonny Gomes and Jacoby Ellsbury of the Red Sox look on during the national anthem on Jackie Robinson Day. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Baseball Holds Annual Jackie Robinson Day In Ballparks Across America

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.

04/15/2013

Former Brooklyn Dodgers player Ralph Branca at Barclays Center - Nov. 3, 2012 (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Jackie Robinson Teammate Ralph Branca Reflects On Anniversary

It was 66 years ago today when Jackie Robinson took the field for the Brooklyn Dodgers and broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier.

04/15/2013

(credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Curtis Granderson Plans ‘42’ Outing For Brooklyn Students On Jackie Robinson Day

The injured Yankees outfielder plans on making the most of an off day in his rehabilitation from a broken right forearm.

04/15/2013

Sandy Koufax (Photo by A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: A Closer Look Into The Man With The Golden Arm

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.

01/16/2013

(Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Yankee Pinstripes Can Rejuvenate Ichiro

Ichiro could follow the path of past veterans acquired by the Bombers, guys who have been renewed by the legendary Yankee pinstripes.

07/30/2012

more