June 1, 1962 special date in New York baseball history

Polo Grounds June 1, 1962 was a special day for New York's two major league baseball clubs.  On that date, the Giants returned to pl...


Ralph Houk named Yankees manager 53 years ago

Ralph Houk Ralph Houk was named manager of the New York Yankees on this date, May 7, 1966.  What was so significant about this?  Well th...


Paper heralds Babe Ruth’s first home run

It was the day after, Friday, May 7, 1915.  The New York Times was heralding the New York Yankees comeback 4-3 win over the Boston Red S...

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