Category Archive: Articles.2017-TNP

The Making of Legends

A poetic tribute to baseball in New York City.Before King George…

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

An extraordinary linkage of professional baseball and Tammany…

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 rise of the Asylum Base Ball Club in upstate New York and…

Wilbert Robinson and the 1920 Brooklyn Robins

The Brooklyn Robins reached the World Series for the third time…

Graham McNamee: Broadcast Pioneer

In 1923, Graham McNamee was an unemployed opera singer who took…

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

Ebbets Field is remembered as a shrine of love for baseball,…

From Mexico to Quebec: Baseball’s Forgotten Giants

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

Between 1947 and 1957, the New York Yankees won nine AL pennants…

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

In the 1970s, Yankee Stadium was on its way to becoming the mecca…

A Hall of Fame Cup of Coffee in New York

New York City’s major-league teams have a storied history but…

Los Cubanos in New York’s October

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

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