Just in time for baseball season, a lucky group of youngsters got the chance to “play ball” with a few New York Yankees legends.
Baseball season does not officially begin until Good Shepherd parish, Marine Park, hosts its annual “Baseball Bash” discussion. On April 2, the day before 2016 Opening Day, 20 avid fans got together in the rectory basement to offer their opinions on all things baseball.
Local baseball standout Anthony Iapoce, a 1991 graduate of Msgr. McClancy M.H.S., will be taking his hitting prowess to the Texas Rangers as the team’s new hitting coach.
Patience has paid off for New York Mets legendary catcher Mike Piazza, as he will be part of the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016.
Tablet sports reporter Jim Mancari shares his experiences of attending Game 3 and Game 3 of the New York Mets recent World Series run.
Dear Editor: Jim Mancari really hit one out of the park with his recent column “There Is Crying in Baseball, After All” (Aug. 22). I’ve been a Mets’ fan since 1962 when I lived in Brooklyn. It’s been said that when we die, Mets’ fans go straight to Heaven and not to Purgatory. We have been through Hell already.
For the second straight summer, the New York City All-Star Sports Group hosted the Borough Cup baseball tournament featuring youth teams from all over the five boroughs.
During this spring’s high school baseball and softball season, Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, and The Mary Louis Academy, Jamaica Estates, teamed up for a fundraising campaign to support Sunrise Day Camp in Wyandanch, L.I.
Many devout baseball fans know the tale of Babe Ruth and an 11-year-old boy named Johnny Sylvester. But for those readers who may not be familiar, here is the story.
Jonathan Rosero, a recent graduate of Holy Cross H.S., Flushing, has served this season as the bat boy for the New York Mets during the team’s home games at Citi Field.