Babe Heads Home

Babe Heads Home

Internet offers once rare opportunity to see Babe Ruth in feature film just before he became a national hero. Best part: the movie was made locally at Ruth’s old Haverstraw stomping grounds BY JOHN MIRABELLA Special to the Rockland County Times Growing up in Haverstraw, N.Y. I, in fact we, as a town, had heard […]

What Time of Year is it? It’s Hall of Fame Time

What Time of Year is it? It’s Hall of Fame Time

BY MARC MATURO Rockland County Times’ sports reporter Marc A. Maturo is a lifetime honorary member of the Baseball Writers Association of America. He was the Mets beat writer for the Gannett Westchester Newspapers from 1978-1985, and every year continues to write in the name of Pete Rose on his Hall of Fame ballot. At […]

Closer Mariano Rivera Stars at Dick’s Sporting Goods Opener in West Nyack

Closer Mariano Rivera Stars at Dick’s Sporting Goods Opener in West Nyack

By Joe Rini Dick’s Sporting Goods continued to celebrate the opening of its 500th store in West Nyack at the Palisades Center with another weekend of athlete appearances and product giveaways. On Saturday October 6, New York Yankees star relief pitcher Mariano Rivera graciously signed autographs for scores of happy Yankee fans and a few […]

From City Kid to Citi Field: Mike Baxter Lives the Dream

From City Kid to Citi Field: Mike Baxter Lives the Dream

By Joe Rini Chipper Jones Honored by Mets and “Mr. Shea Stadium” The dream of playing baseball for the hometown team is real for any dad who has soft tossed a ball to his young son holding a plastic bat or any 10-year old boy who’s homered in his backyard to win a World Series. […]

Boulders Would Consider Full Merger with American Association

Boulders Would Consider Full Merger with American Association

Rollin’ with the Boulders BY GEORGE J. DACRE I was among 3,650 fans who enjoyed the Rockland Boulders baseball team’s final game of the 2012 season on Labor Day. On Monday afternoon the Boulders defeated the American Association’s Lincoln Saltdogs 5 to 4 with Pat Moran picking up the win pitching well for six innings […]

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