Written by Steven SternDirected by George Roy There are a few names in sports that manage to evoke images of an iconic American hero. With his boyish good-looks and amazing talent on […]
Book Review: Ladies and Gentlemen, The Bronx is Burning – New York City’s Turning Point
1977 marked a turning point in the life of New York City. For those who buy into the idea that Rudy Giuliani somehow “saved” the city, they really need to take a […]
Movie Review: The Babe (1992) – John Goodman is Perfect but the Story Isn’t
Written by John FuscoDirected by Arthur Hiller In a perfect bit of casting, John Goodman stars as Babe Ruth in this 1992 bio-pic. The following incidents are based on true events that […]
Movie Review: 61* – Roger Maris Got a Raw Deal in New York
Written by Hank SteinbergDirected y Billy Crystal New York fans are brutal, there are just no two ways about it. Through the years I’ve seen great players broken by a combination of […]
Movie Review: Pride of the Yankees – A Baseball Fairy-Tale Based on a Real Story
Written by Paul Gallico, Jo Swerling, and Herman J. MankiewiczDirected by Sam Wood Throughout the years of baseball, many of the heroes of the era have had their images torn down and […]
Book Review: Iron Horse, Lou Gehrig in His Time by Ray Robinson – Simply Baseball’s Greatest Player
One player I admired throughout my life was Lou Gehrig. This is despite my distaste for all things New York Yankee as he was one stalwart who seemed to share the same […]
Book Review: The Devil Wears Pinstripes by Jim Caple – Yankee Haters Unite!
As autumn rolls around, there seem to be a few things that are certain. One of them happens to be that the New York Yankees will be playing in the post-season. The […]
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