The Jackie Robinson Museum in Manhattan opens after 14 years of planning

NEW YORK—The Jackie Robinson Museum has long been a dream and is still under construction for longer than the career of the man who honors him in the league, the Jackie Robinson Museum opened Tuesday in Manhattan with a festive party attended by the 100-year-old widow of the ball-breaker and two of his sons. Rachel … Read more

Preview of the World Championship in Queens? The Mets and Yankees renew their Subway Series rivalry

Well-rested, New York Mets manager Buck Showalter returned from his All-Star break last week with the post-season on his mind. «I took my grandchildren to Schwartz at the FAO, it was a mistake,» the 66-year-old told reporters of an expensive trip to the toy store. «I’m going to need some extra money.» Fortunately, as reward-hungry … Read more

The basic feeling that you can’t escape your entry into the Subway series

It’s hard to get. But let’s play the time travel game. Let’s move on to April 7, before the first pitch of the season is rolled out. Imagine being tasked at that point with best-case scenarios for the New York teams entering their first Subway Series meeting on July 26. Will it be better than … Read more