Brooklyn’s Finest Go Hard

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http://www.wbaisports.com/media/527/Brooklyns-Finest-Go-Hard The 2012-2013 basketball season was the best in over a decade in New York City with the New York Knicks winning 50 plus games making Madison Square Garden electric and the anticipation of the Nets move to Brooklyn became a reality and another fascinating basketball story in the city.  The rivalry between the two teams was on display at …

The First Black Yankee Pitcher

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https://voicethread.com/?#u3470961.b4478367.i24238369 Al Downing made his Major League debut with one of the greatest Yankee teams of all-time and in fact they were one of the greatest teams in Major League Baseball history, the 1961 New York Yankees, becoming the first black pitcher in franchise history.  As a Yankee Downing would lead the American League in strikeouts in 1964 and he …