DREAM, Celebrate Opening Refurbished Field Of Dreams Through Grant From Scotts And MLB

DREAM, along with Major League Baseball and The Scotts Company LLC (Scotts), celebrated the newly refurbished Field of Dreams with a ribbon-cutting in East Harlem, New York yesterday. Continue Reading →

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Harriet Kimbro-Hamilton Talks Baseball On The Danny Tisdale Show (Video)

Harriet Kimbro-HamiltonToday Danny Tisdale talked to Harriet Kimbro-Hamilton about her baseball legend father Henry Kimbro and her new book Daddy’s Scrapbook, Henry Kimbro of the Negro Baseball League, A Daughter’s Perspective on The Danny Tisdale Show. Continue Reading →

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When And How To Watch Game 4, Yankees Vs. Indians

Patch reports that the New York Yankees will try to win a second straight home elimination game Monday night against the Cleveland Indians. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Street Renamed After Baseball Legend One-Time Harlem Resident Willie Mays

A street in Harlem, New York now bears the name of Willie Mays, one of the most legendary baseball players of all time. Continue Reading →

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Baseball World Series MVP Award Named For Willie Mays Harlem History (Video)

US News reports that Major League Baseball has named its World Series Most Valuable Player award after Willie Mays.

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A-Rod Joining ‘Shark Tank’ As 1st Hispanic Guest Judge This Fall

Latin Trends reports A-Rod former baseball star is turning into a TV personality these days. He is set to join a cast of business people on ABC’s Shark Tank in the fall, along with Virgin CEO & Billionaire Richard Branson. Continue Reading →

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Hey Harlem Big Man, Check Out Harlem Fave Mo Vaughn’s MVP Collections

MLB legend Mo Vaughn, played with the NY Mets‘, works on distressed housing in NY, and his own fashion line for men,  MVP Collections that just announced their first retail partnership with men’s big and tall retailer, DXL located in the Bronx, NY. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: Mayor de Blasio Present “Doc” Gooden With The Key To The New York City

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Mayor Bill de Blasio today presented Dwight “Doc” Gooden with the key to the city. Gooden helped lead the New York Mets to the World Series in 1986 but was unable to attend the ticker-tape parade following their victory. Continue Reading →

Take Metro-North To Yankees, Mets Home Games From Harlem

The easiest way to take yourself out to the ball game from the Harlem might just be Metro-North. Continue Reading →

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Polo Grounds Stadium, Harlem, New York, 1953

harlem river ppolo groundsThe Polo Grounds Stadium opened in 1889 when the New York Giants moved to Coogans Hollow, a meadow below Coogans Bluff. In this rare photograph looking northwest boats sit idle along the under-developed Hudson River shoreline in Harlem, New York, 1953.

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Harlem RBI’s Wins This Years Governor Hugh L. Carey Award 2016

harlem-rbi2Mutual of America announced the recipients of its 2016 Community Partnership Award, which annually honors the outstanding contributions that nonprofit organizations, in partnership with public, private and other social sector organizations, make to society. Continue Reading →

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Columbia Baseball Team Mans Up With Harlem RBI

columbia-baseball-in-harlem1Go Columbialions reported today that last month, members of the Columbia baseball team met with students involved with Harlem RBI, a year-round youth development non-profit organization. Continue Reading →

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The Lincoln Giants, Harlem, New York 1911 – 1930

new-york-lincoln-giants-1912The Lincoln Giants were a Negro league baseball team based in Harlem New York from 1911 through 1930. Continue Reading →

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‘Ready To Play’, Baseball For All Encourages Girls From Harlem To Harare To Participate

womens-basbeball-in-harlemHarlem has always led the rest of the nation, and baseball is no different when we look at the New York Female Giants (pictured above). Now, as the NBA season kicks off and basketball fans across the land put on their lucky basketball-branded socks, many fans are still glued to their TVs watching the World Series. Continue Reading →

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“Deerfoot” Baseball Athletic Club Team Harlem NY 1890-1900

deer-baseball-atheltic-club-harlem-ny1It’s a photograph of the Deerfoot Baseball Athletic Club team in Harlem around 1890-1900. We think the gentlemen in suites are the coach in the center and maybe the manager to the far left of the frame.

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World Softballers Swing In Harlem During July 4th Weekend

harlem baseballEvery year on the Fourth of July weekend, teams from all over the country — and beyond — come to the Colonel Charles Young Playground on 145th Street in Harlem to play in a storied “sling-pitch” softball tournament. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: Daddy’s Scrapbook: Henry Kimbro Of The Negro Baseball League

Henry Kimbro book1Henry Kimbro was one of Negro League’s best on the baseball field, and one of the so-called worst off the field. During his career, he was described as the bad boy of the Negro League, evil, a loner, and was dubbed the Black Ty Cobb. Continue Reading →

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‘Jackie Robinson’ By Ken Burns At The Schomburg In Harlem

circa 1945: A portrait of the Brooklyn Dodgers' infielder Jackie Robinson in uniform. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

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Jackie Robinson, a two-part, four-hour film directed by Ken Burns, Sarah Burns, and David McMahon, tells the story of an American icon whose life-long battle for first-class citizenship for all African Americans transcends even his remarkable athletic achievements. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Morris “Moe” Berg, New York 1902 – 1972

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Morris “Moe” Berg (March 2, 1902 – May 29, 1972), was an American catcher and coach in Major League Baseball who later served as a spy for the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. Continue Reading →

The Raz Report: Un-Familia Territory

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By Marc Rasbury

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When the Mets’ Reliever Jeursy Familia entered a game this season, Terry Collins and his teammates could pencil in that game as a win.

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Mets vs. Royals World Series Listen LIVE

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New York Mets and the Kansas City Royals tangles for the World Series. Let’s go Mets! Let’s go Mets! Let’s go Mets! Let’s go Mets!

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Go Mets, The 111th World Series By The Numbers

mets1From Ponzi schemes to pennant rings, the New York Mets have returned to the 111th  World Series in the wake of six-consecutive losing seasons and budget concerns stemming from ties to infamous fraudster Bernie Madoff. Continue Reading →

Harlem Faves Derek Jeter Honored At Kids’ Choice Sports 2015

derek jeterFive-time World Series Champion Derek Jeter was honored with the Legend Award at this year’s second annual Kids’ Choice Sports 2015 in recognition of his unmatched talent, integrity and sportsmanship on and off the field. Continue Reading →

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Harlem RBI Announces 97% Graduation Of Its Seniors

slider-5Harlem RBI celebrates the graduation of its seniors with a commencement ceremony to congratulate them on their inspiring determination and drive to succeed. Continue Reading →

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In 1913, The New York Female Giants Baseball Team In Harlem

womens-basbeball-in-harlemIn 1913, a New York Female Giants baseball game on Lenox Oval shows McAvoy’s Saloon in the background, the northwest corner of 145th Street and Lenox Avenue. Continue Reading →

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