Brooklyn Dodgers Legend Don Newcombe Dead At 92Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the rookie of the year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died. He was 92.
Jackie Robinson Game-Worn Rookie Jersey Up For AuctionThe jersey from Robinson's 1947 rookie season with the Brooklyn Dodgers is now up for auction.
Best Of Mike Francesa: Bobby Valentine Tells Tales About His Father-In-Law, Ralph BrancaIn the days before his death, Bobby Valentine and other relatives nudged Ralph Branca to share stories about his life and his baseball career.
LISTEN: Peter Gammons Talks About Jackie Robinson's Legacy On WFANJackie Robinson, who broke baseball's color barrier 69 years ago this week, was the topic of conversation Tuesday between WFAN's Mike Francesa and baseball writer Peter Gammons.
New York Sports Stars Who Retired EarlyFerguson follows in the footsteps of these star athletes who played in New York and retired when they were 32 or younger.
Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn Dodgers Contract On View In NYCJackie Robinson's contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers that broke Major League Baseball's color barrier is on public view in New York.
Don Drysdale's Widow Sells Memorabilia Over Objections From FamilyThe collection is unusual in that it covers Drysdale's entire career — from his days at Van Nuys High to his major league stardom with the Dodgers in Brooklyn and Los Angeles.
Gil Hodges Jr. On WFAN: Support Overkill Hurt Dad's Chances At HallGil Hodges Jr. says his family is dealing with "another major disappointment" after his famous father was once again denied entry to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
5 Times MLB Game Protests Have Been UpheldWith 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:
Officials Renew Push To Have Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn Home Declared LandmarkThere'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.
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.
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?
Top 5 Opening Day Moments In MLB HistorySome Opening Day moments changed the game forever, others are just really freakin' cool. Here are five of our favorites.
Nets Tip Cap To Brooklyn Baseball With Alternate JerseysThe 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.
Keidel: New York's Dodger BluesNot 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.