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Blast From The Past: 7 Historic Former New York Sports Venues

Here are seven historic ballparks and arenas that New York teams have left behind.


Scoreboard at the end of the 79th MLB All-Star Game at Yankee Stadium on July 15, 2008. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

5 Most Memorable All-Star Games In New York History

As New York City gets set to host the NBA’s biggest names this weekend, we look back at some of the best All-Star games the area has ever seen.


Don Larsen (Photo by Vincent Laforet/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Breaking Down The Subway Series From A Historical Perspective

Before interleague play, the term “Subway Series” was pretty much reserved for the World Series. But no city has had the number of Subway Series that The Big Apple has.


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Gail Harris, 81, Last NY Giant To Hit Home Run Died At Home

The last player to hit a home run for the New York Giants before they moved has died.


Duke Snider plays for the Brooklyn Dodgers - File / Photo: AP

By The Numbers: Forgotten Royalty: The Duke Of Flatbush

With the World Series this month, I thought it might be well to compare three icons… to give Duke his due, so to speak


Willie Mays, center, visits PS 46 in Harlem, next to the site of the former Polo Grounds, where the new York Giants played before moving to San Francisco in 1958, on Jan. 21, 2011 in New York City. The Giants hadn't won the World Series since 1954. (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Mays Talks To Students At Polo Grounds Site

Willie Mays was back where he started his big league career, bringing along the San Francisco Giants’ World Series trophy celebrating the team’s first title since 1954.


The Polo Grounds - New York, NY - circa 1923-1957 - Photo: Ballparks.com

Giants Baseball Returning To New York City

The San Francisco Giants return to their New York roots to celebrate their World Series victory.


Polo Grounds - Then and Now - Photos: Ballparks.com, Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880

The Polo Grounds: Then And Now

The Giants’ final season in New York City was 1957.


New York Giants Player Bobby Thompson - File / Photo via AP

Fox-Cablevision Dispute Leaves Old Giants Fans In Dark

When the New York Giants baseball team left for San Francisco in 1957, some New Yorkers never relinquished their allegiance.


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Schwei By The Numbers: Home Numbers

The Mets will complete their second season at Citi Field this week. Here are the leaders in some batting and pitching categories through the Mets’ first two seasons at the Polo Grounds, Shea Stadium and Citi Field.