Sports Round-Up Jan. 23

Blast from the Past

In February 1976, the St. Pascal, St. Albans, Catholic Youth Organization boys’ basketball team captured its fourth-straight sectional title in its age bracket. Aly Walters led all scorers with 16 points in the title game, with Dwayne Calinda and Joey Givan chipping in with 13 and 11 points, respectively.

(Photo: Courtesy Arthur Cox)

Want to show off your St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, pride during the ongoing basketball season? You can purchase a Terrier fan cutout to be placed inside of Daniel Lynch Gymnasium.

Visit to order.

Who Was Better: Willie, Mickey or the Duke?

It’s the age-old debate of New York City baseball of the 1950s:

Which local center fielder was the best: Willie Mays of the New York Giants, Mickey Mantle of the New York Yankees or Duke Snider of the Brooklyn Dodgers?

A strong case could be made for any of the three. Send in your thoughts and memories to The Tablet’s Reader’s Forum.

(Photo of Duke Snider: Courtesy Public Domain)