The FREE sports comic book Iconic Sports Venues spotlights my favorite places in America to attend a game, regardless of the sport. Steeped in tradition and offering unique contributions to sports history, these iconic venues probably figure prominently on every … Continue reading
Check out my recently released 2nd edition of my FREE sports comic book entitled New York Sports Icons. In addition to famous former mayors Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg, New York City boasts a colorful array of popular places and … Continue reading
Overlooking the Harlem River in the South Bronx, a more modern version of its legendary predecessor, Yankee Stadium, rests comfortably in the #2 spot in my FREE sports comic book New York Sports Icons. Built in 1923, the “House that … Continue reading
In addition to famous former mayors Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg, New York City boasts a colorful array of popular places and legendary landmarks. These include the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, Central Park, Times Square, Broadway, the … Continue reading
Perhaps the most famous baseball player ever, George Herman Babe Ruth was, for years, the sport’s home run king and most beloved big league baseball player.
Though he last played in 1935, Ruth’s impact on the sport has lasted ever since.In today’s blog, I look back at the Babe’s storied career by offering this excerpt from my book Favorite Single Named Athletes.
…..Baseball fans swooned whenever the legendary Babe Ruth stepped into the batter’s box.
Yankee Stadium, where Babe’s #3 was retired in 1948, is known as “the House that Ruth Built.” Baseball’s record books rank Babe’s successes from the 1920s and 1930s as tops in several statistical categories. Sports collectors long for everything attached to him and baseball conversations still recall stories about him, both fact and fiction.Continue reading