James H. Burns

A general view of the garden outside Citi Field (credit: New York Mets)

Burns: At Citi Field, A Garden Grows

Unbeknownst to many fans, a nearly magical enclave has been flourishing for quite a while now in “Mets Plaza.”

06/25/2015

Johan Santana (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Burns: For Santana’s No-No, Howie Rose And Gary Cohen The Perfect 1-2 Punch

Long before they ever met, Howie Rose and Gary Cohen could well have heard each other cheering, as they roared along with the crowd.

06/04/2012

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

When Veeck and Saperstein Nearly Integrated Baseball… In 1943!

Jackie Robinson’s intelligence, talent and class always destined him to be a star. But was it almost unnecessary for him to also become a pioneer?

04/19/2012