Brooklyn Cyclones: Next home game is Monday night, 7pm.
SI Yanks: stay for the post-game fireworks, every Thursday and Friday home game.
The Baseball Center
Play baseball as it was originally done in 1864 by the New York Gothams with the Gotham Base Ball Club.
Established in 2001, the mission of the NY Women's Baseball Association is to provide baseball instruction and competition for women and girls of all experience levels.
YANKEES SCOREBOARD MESSAGE
Get your personal message in big lights on the Yankee Diamond Vision screen in right centerfield. It's $100, which goes to the Yankees' charitable foundation. Centerfield scoreboard general messages are $10. More info here.
Scoreboard Gourmet: 'Where sports and food meet.'
The Glory Days: New York Baseball 1947-1957
At Bergino Baseball Clubhouse, 67 E. 11th [Bway/Univ] on Thursday, July 22nd, The 300 Club: Have We Seen the Last of Baseball's 300-Game Winners? with author Dan Schlossberg.
BABE RUTH'S NEW YORK
• In 1919, Babe was traded from the Red Sox to the Yankees, where he played until 1935.
• He lived at the following addresses:
The Ansonia Hotel, 2109 Bway (1920s)
345 W. 88th Street (early 1930s)
173 Riverside Drive (mid/late 1930s and early 1940s)
110 Riverside Drive (1942-1948)
• Married Claire, his second wife, at the Catholic Church of St. Gregory the Great at 144 W. 90th.
• Babe last appeared at Yankee Stadium on June 13, 1948 when his uniform and number–3–were retired at a ceremony marking the 25th anniversary of the House that Ruth Built.
• He died in what's now known as Memorial Sloan-Kettering on August 16th, 1948. His body lay at Yankee Stadium to allow fans to pay their respects. The funeral was held at St. Patrick's and the sultan of swat is buried at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Westchester County.
Today on Wish You Were Here:
The Red Tree House
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skint - adj. british slang (1930-35)
lacking funds, broke, bust, stone-broke, impecunious
Around town this weekend, courtesy of the skint: a daily listing of free and cheap things to buy, see, do and eat in New York.
essential new york choreographer tere o'connor's 'wrought iron fog' comes to dtw, $15 [fri-sat 7:30pm]
free people's pops! ice-pops handmade from fresh, local fruit. ah… summer. chelsea market. [fri 10am-6pm]
'keep calm and wobble on' at the 2010 jell-o mold competition. gowanus studio space, free ($5 suggested donation). [sat 6-10pm]
stinkfest is back at the smith street fun day street fair! booze, olde-tyme bands, and stinky brooklyn's 4th annual cheese-eating contest. [sun 11am-6pm]
catch the bang on a can marathon for 12 hours of 150+ performers/composers showcasing music from around the world. wfc, free. [sun 12pm-12am]