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Yankee Stadium

New York, N.Y.Designed in 1923 by Osborn Archietects & Engineers photo by Carol M. Highsmith The American Institute of Architects and Harris Interactive selected Yank…

Gibson, Josh

(Encyclopedia) Gibson, Josh (Joshua Gibson) 1911–47, American baseball player, b. Buena Vista, Ga. A catcher and the long-time batterymate of Satchel Paige , Gibson was called the Babe Ruth of th...

Steinbrenner, George Michael, 3d

(Encyclopedia) Steinbrenner, George Michael, 3d, 1930–2010, American businessman, principal owner of the New York Yankees (1973–2010), b. Rocky River, Ohio, grad. Williams College (B.A., 1952). A wealthy ...

Bronx, the

(Encyclopedia) Bronx, the, borough of New York City, coextensive with Bronx co. (1990 pop. 1,203,789), land area 42 sq mi (106 sq km), SE N.Y. The name comes from Jonas Bronck, who purchased the land from Nat...

Ruth, Babe

(Encyclopedia) Ruth, Babe (George Herman Ruth), 1895–1948, American baseball player, considered by many the greatest of all baseball players, b. Baltimore. Early Life When he was seven ye...

Babe Ruth

Name at birth: George Herman Ruth, Jr.Babe Ruth is the most celebrated player in American baseball history. A home run king and fan favorite, Ruth was the first in a line of iconic New…

Joey Maxim 2001 Deaths

Joey MaximAge: 79 Hall of Fame boxer and former light heavyweight champion who outlasted Sugar Ray Robinson in a sweltering title fight at Yankee Stadium in 1952; real name was…

1945 College Football Recap

Final AP Top 20Bowl Games with Top 20 TeamsMajor Conference ChampionsHeisman Trophy VotingOther Major Award WinnersConsensus All-America Team The war was over by autumn, but Army kept …

1946 College Football Recap

Final AP Top 20Bowl Games with Top 20 TeamsMajor Conference ChampionsHeisman Trophy VotingOther Major Award WinnersConsensus All-America Team Army entered the 1946 season favor…

Baseball's 15th Perfect Game

Wasn't this supposed to be the year of the home run? Then how is it that Major League Baseball has seen a 20-strikeout game and a perfect game pitched in the same month? New Yo…