Gill Hodges

Sign Petition to Elect Gil Hodges to Hall!

A petition is circulating to elect Brooklyn Dodgers’ legend Gil Hodges to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and it has nearly 1,700 signatures with a goal of 2,000.

Gil Hodges Would Have Been 90 Today

Happy birthday to legendary Brooklyn baseball hero Gil Hodges! He would have been 90 years old today. Gil’s family is still waiting for the call to Cooperstown, and he’s up for election this year in December at MLB’s Winter Meetings.

Mike Baxter Claimed by Dodgers

                  Former Archbishop Molloy H.S., Briarwood, standout and New York Mets’ outfielder Mike Baxter was claimed on waivers by the Los Angeles Dodgers. The Whitestone native, who grew up attending St. Luke’s parish, spent part of three seasons with the Mets. He’ll forever be remembered in Mets’ […]

New Jackie Robinson Movie Hits Theaters

The new Jackie Robinson movie, 42: The True Story of an American Legend, opened April 12. The film chronicles the Brooklyn Dodgers’ star as he broke baseball’s color barrier on April 15, 1947. Robinson faced intense adversity at a time when racial segregation was the norm. Yet his teammates stuck by him as he paved […]

Jim Mancari

Nets Embark on a Brooklyn Journey (with audio)

Tuesday, Sept. 24, 1957 is a day that will live in infamy in the borough of Brooklyn. At 9:08 p.m. that evening, Brooklyn Dodgers’ pitcher Danny McDevitt looked in for his sign from catcher Joe Pignatano on a 1-1 pitch with two outs in the top of the ninth inning at Ebbets Field. The lefty […]