Category Archive: Articles.2017-TNP

The Making of Legends

Before King George took over the Bronx, Before the Dodgers…

New York’s First Base Ball Club

While the Knickerbocker Base Ball Club was the most enduringly…

Captain John Wildey, Tammany Hall, and the Rise of Professional Baseball

“On Monday morning, before accepting of any civilities at the…

The Starring Tours of 1875: The “Amateurs” Tours, Tournaments and Regional Rivalries

The 1860 Excelsior Club. Star pitcher James Creighton is third…

The First and Last Games at the Polo Groundses

Examining the life span of a baseball stadium by profiling its…

The Asylum Base Ball Club: The Great Reunion Game, September 29, 1905

The center of the baseball world had been New York City, but…

Wilbert Robinson and the 1920 Brooklyn Robins

The Brooklyn Robins reached the World Series for the third…

Graham McNamee: Broadcast Pioneer

The excitement was electric, as crowds filled Yankee Stadium…

The Day Babe Ruth Came to Sing Sing

On September 5, 1929, Babe Ruth and the New York Yankees played…

Roosevelt Stadium: The Forgotten Ballpark

Bordering Hoboken — which dubs itself the “birthplace of…

From Mexico to Quebec: Baseball’s Forgotten Giants

1946 In 1946, 22 major leaguers — 11 of whom were under contract…

The Remaking of Casey Stengel

Until the Dodgers and Giants come to their senses and return…

Brooklyn, The Dodgers … and The Movies

As major league ballyards across America were celebrating the…

The Dodgers–Giants Rivalry During ‘The Era’: The Dark-Robinson Incident

Roger Kahn coined the phrase “The Era” to represent New York…

Joan Whitney Payson: A Pioneer for the New York Mets

In late May 1957, the National League owners voted unanimously…

The Turbulent ’70s: Steinbrenner, the Stadium, and the 1970s Scene

Any way you look at it, the 1970s was a decade of upheaval and…

A Hall of Fame Cup of Coffee in New York

I was inspired to write this article by Jonah Gardner’s Sports-Reference.com…

Los Cubanos in New York’s October

Playing in the postseason is high stress and tension-packed,…
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