The Tragic Life of the 1927 Yankees Batboy

A significant piece of New York Yankees history lies in an unmarked grave in a Queens Catholic cemetery. The remains of Eddie Bennett, former batboy for the 1927 Championship Bombers are interred at St. John’s Cemetery, Middle Village. He died penniless and alone in 1935 in his Manhattan apartment. His funeral and burial costs were […]

St. John’s Joe Panik Back in Queens

It’s fitting that infielder Joe Panik, the newest member of the New York Mets, actually played a game at Citi Field before the Mets themselves.

‘Sister Strike’ Receives ESPY Nomination

Sister Mary Jo Sobieck, a theology teacher at Marian Catholic High School in Chicago Heights, Illinois, is no stranger to the pitcher’s mound or the spotlight.

Failure Inspires Minnesota Catholic to Pen Baseball Book

Tom Murray’s novel about fathers, sons and baseball in rural Iowa is a product of failure. “The biggest reason why I want people to read this story is it forces you to consider your own legacy,” he said.

Priests Offer Prayers for the Mets, Yanks

To ring in the baseball season, Father Bill Sweeney (Mets) and Father Kevin Sweeney (Yankees) offer their takes on their respective favorite teams.

Orioles Star CF Rises Above Racist Taunts

Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones said a group of fans directed derogatory taunts at him and even threw a bag of peanuts toward him during a recent game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.

Baseball Bash 2017

Just in time for the start of the 2017 baseball season, Good Shepherd parish, Marine Park, held its annual “Baseball Bash” to ring in Opening Day.