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 →

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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Harlem Woman Using Diapers To Stop Bathroom Leak

Dorothy Muriel has lived inside the Polo Grounds in Harlem for nearly 40 years and she says her bathroom ceiling is falling in. Continue Reading →

Hundreds Gather To Enrich Harlem residents’ Lives At Historic Polo Grounds

The history of Harlem is so vast, it could be the city’s sixth borough, but sadly over time, many of its once-notable areas have disappeared, replaced by endless skyscrapers or long forgotten altogether. Continue Reading →

“Lefty” Or “Bambi,” Harlem’s One Antlered Deer To Be Killed (Update)

deer-in-harlem2Harlem’s Jackie Robinson Park its home since early December was captured Thursday near the Polo Grounds Towers and is expected to be killed, a city hall spokeswoman told source. Continue Reading →

The Harlem & Manhattanville Trolley To The Polo Grounds, Harlem NY 1880-1889

polo grounds trolley in harlemThe Harlem & Manhattanville Trolley from West Harlem to the Polo Grounds Baseball Stadium, Harlem, New York 1880-1889.

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Rudy’s World: Harlem RBI Kids Hit Homers With NY Yankees

rudy yanks3Photographs by Rudy Collins

Harlem youth from Harlem RBI joined Major League Baseball Commissioner Robert Manfred, Yankee greats Bucky Dent, Mickey Rivers, Cecil Fielder, Roy White and many others at Yankee Stadium to raise funds for Harlem RBI’s A Field of Dreams in the Bronx,  on Wednesday, August 5th, 2015. Continue Reading →