On Monday, December 19th, 2022, Yankee Hall of Famer Mariano Rivera joined with Dr. Ramon Tallaj, Chairman and Founder of New York’s leading community healthcare provider, SOMOS Community Care, in hosting an all-star New York City toy drive.
New York is home to millions of baseball fans and the sport has recently been named the state’s official sport!
New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and Staten Island Entertainment (SIE) LLC celebrated the return of the professional ball to Staten Island.
The New York Black Yankees were a professional Negro league baseball team based in New York City, Paterson, NJ, and Rochester, NY that played from 1936 to 1948.
The daughter of black baseball legend Henry Kimbro has spent the past year writing a new book to help commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Baseball Negro League in Nashville.
Henry Kimbro was one of Negro League’s best on the baseball field, and one of the so-called worst off the field.
With complete swagger in motion is one of baseball’s most charismatic cats, Satchel Paige. After he played baseball in Puerto Rico with the Brujos de Guayama (the Guayama Witch Doctors) he moved to New York City.
In 1913, the first game with the New York Female Giants baseball team took place on the legendary Lenox Oval, at the northwest corner of Lenox Avenue and 145th Street in Harlem, NY.
Baseball season with the New York Yankees and the New York Mets won’t start today, on what would have been Opening Day. So here’s your next best bet.
Morris “Moe” Berg, was born in Harlem on March 2, 1902 – May 29, 1972. Director Aviva Kempner says in her documentary, ‘The Spy Behind Home Plate,’ that “the Bergs were cultural Jews who lived the American Dream in Harlem.”
Uptown council Member Ydanis Rodriguez was joined today by colleagues, the Gregorio Luperon ‘The Generals’ Baseball team, family and friends.
Oh, man, what a collectible, this rare 1940’s Goose Tatum single signed autographed Baseball. The ball shows the uniqueness of this great athlete, he inscribed his address on the baseball as well.
Today 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.
A street in Harlem, New York now bears the name of Willie Mays, one of the most legendary baseball players of all time.
US News reports that Major League Baseball has named its World Series Most Valuable Player award after Willie Mays.