baseball

14 May 2018

Hit a Home Run with NYC’s Gay Softball League

For as much social progress that’s been made there is still little to no LGBTQ representation in major sports. It wasn’t until 2014 that Jason Collins became the first openly gay athlete to play in the NBA and later that year Michael Sam became the first openly gay player drafted

Joe DeLong - NYC Editor 0
06 Apr 2018

This Week in News: Trump, Sports Ball, and China

This week has been a lot of Trump, sports, another shooting, scapegoating and more Trump. As much as I hate to focus so heavily on the crap coming out of the White House, this week’s news pretty much dictates that I do just that. I apologize in advance. But let’s

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22 Aug 2016

Mets Host First NY Sports Gay Pride Night

Met fans love donning their orange and blue, but last Saturday night at Citi Field they threw in some red, yellow, green and purple. Add in plump wieners, a few balls and some steamy humidity, and baby you’ve got a big gay baseball stew goin’. Benefiting the LGBT Network and their anti-bullying Safe Schools

Allyson Wolff, Future Multi-Thousandaire 0
28 Jun 2016

Upper Manhattan’s Legendary Stadium

If you were to travel to West 157th street between St. Nicholas and Edgecombe, you’d see a big project, along with a parking space that has this really long set of staircases. It would take you down from Coogan’s Bluff after you’ve probably visited a friend who lived in the

Zack Daniel Schiavetta 0
25 Apr 2016

How to See the Mets for Cheap(er)

A little while ago BAS writer Amiee Kushner posted up a piece on how San Franciscans can see the Giants for cheap. Now, I will not subtly rag on the San Francisco Giants (if my Mets are not in a playoff situation and they are, I’m rooting for them). In

Zack Daniel Schiavetta 0
02 Nov 2015

Missed Connections: World Series Edition

It’s the day after Mets pals, how’re you all doing? I know it hurts to get so far and lose when you’re so close you can taste it. But know your guys played a great series and have lots to build on with an awesome young team. So to ease

Sheilah Villari - Dollar Bin Darling 0
22 Jun 2011

Brooklyn Cyclones: Baseball for Broke-Asses

No matter what sports team you like, you are definitely pissing other people off by liking them. I have been heckled on subways, streets and in Whole Foods for wearing my favorite team’s garb in NYC; I have doled it out also. BUT. I have found a magical sports loophole:

Jill S. 1