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The Original Boy of Summer Belongs in Cooperstown

Robert Miraldi | Posted 09.22.2014 | Sports
Robert Miraldi

Roger Angell reminded us recently with a long memoir piece why he will be inducted into the baseball Hall of Fame this weekend. As much as his selection is deserved, there is another Roger out there who has not yet gotten the nod.

A Look Back at Marilyn Monroe's Life and Career Milestones

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 08.03.2014 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

Although she was to become one of world's most glamorous icons, Marilyn Monroe's start in life was very, very far from glamorous. Born in Los Angeles ...

Commemorating Derek Jeter, Forgetting Bernie Willams

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 06.07.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Every mention of a core four, the alleged true Yankees at the heart of their 1996-2009 run, is a reminder of how another great Yankee, Bernie Williams, has become increasingly overlooked over time.

Det. Sonny Grosso, Joe DiMaggio and an Ongoing Love Affair With the Yankees

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 05.21.2014 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

In his upcoming memoir, Harlem to Hollywood: My Real to Reel Life, Grosso spins larger-than-life tales about his on-going love of the Yankees.

Why the New York Yankees Are America's Team

Aristotle Tziampiris | Posted 05.03.2014 | Sports
Aristotle Tziampiris

As baseball season is about to commence, the annual ritual of Yankee vilification is in full throttle. The complaints are by now well rehearsed: The N...

Gravitas: Talking with Asia's John Wetton, Geoff Downes & Carl Palmer, Plus Noah Chenfeld's 'I'm Just A Soul'

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.03.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Tobias Campbell shoots and edits Noan Chenfeld's video "I'm Just A Soul" just like a pro, employing the teen singer-songwriter's emotional delivery and bipedalism to make use of Central Park's beautiful snowed-under bleakness.

First Nighter: 'Bronx Bombers' Fields Yogi Berra Well Enough

David Finkle | Posted 04.08.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Eric Simonson, who gets his kicks writing plays about sports figures, is jumping the gun on Valentine's Day by sending a lavish Broadway card to now 88-year-old Yogi Berra.

Book Review: The Italian-American Experience -- Another Immigration Story

Carla Seaquist | Posted 02.10.2014 | Books
Carla Seaquist

Explorers Emigrants Citizens steps way back to tell the Italian-American saga from first contact with the Americas, with Christopher Columbus being only one of many explorers. The book then focuses on the huge waves of immigration in the late 19th and early 20th century.

An End to the Season

John J. Healey | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
John J. Healey

Now I am back and living in New England and after giving it very little thought for the longest time, I have suddenly rediscovered baseball. Out of deference to the past I am still a Yankee fan.

A Midsummer Classic Scrapbook: MLB Great All-Star Game Moments

Devra Maza | Posted 09.21.2013 | Sports
Devra Maza

Scrapbooks are made for memorable moments. Within their treasured confines, they hold the highlights of lifetimes and preserve favorite pictures of milestone achievements. Baseball's All-Star Game is the perfect stage to fill those pages.

What Marilyn Monroe REALLY Thought About Husband Joe DiMaggio

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 06.01.2013 | Style

The simple truth will surprise you.

Interview: Actor Alan Tudyk Plays a Racist in 42

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.16.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

In the film about Jackie Robinson's first year in the majors, Chapman shows up spitting one racial epithet after another from in front of the Phillies' dugout at Ebbets Field, a monologue of bitter bigotry that left Tudyk feeling slightly hungover after each day of filming.

2013 Yankees Got You Down? Revisit The Championship Season Of 1947 Instead

Tony Sachs | Posted 06.10.2013 | Books
Tony Sachs

The 2013 New York Yankees: Injuries on top of injuries. Newly penurious owners. A lineup of assorted castoffs and veterans past their prime. Not a pretty picture -- in fact, it looks to be the weakest team the franchise has put on the field in at least two decades.

LOOK: Marilyn Visits The Marines

Posted 04.04.2013 | Women

Most images of Marilyn Monroe show her dolled up in her Hollywood finest, dripping sex and glamour. So when we came across this image of her looking a...

The Next Yankee World Series Team

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.08.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The Yankees are in sufficiently bad shape that even a great year by Rivera will not bring them back to the World Series. Moreover, Rivera is not the only aging Yankee seeking to recover from an injury.

Remembering Stan Musial

Randy Turner | Posted 03.23.2013 | Sports
Randy Turner

Stan Musial retired after the 1963 season, greatly appreciated in the heartland, but never receiving anywhere near the same national attention as his peers, Ted Williams and Joe DiMaggio.

Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist And Author Dies

The Huffington Post | Jade Walker | Posted 01.08.2013 | Media

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Richard Ben Cramer died Jan. 7 of complications from lung cancer. He was 62. Born in Rochester, N.Y., ...

From Babe Ruth to the Washington Nationals

Bill Marriott | Posted 12.05.2012 | Impact
Bill Marriott

As National's playoffs get underway, it's fun to look back on some of the greatest players and look forward to the role baseball can play in shaping the lives of our inner city youth.

The Neil Armstrong Era: Boldly Going Where No One Went Before

Howard Barbanel | Posted 10.26.2012 | Science
Howard Barbanel

Armstrong represented an America of really big dreams and of infinite possibility. Today, what passes for discourse in this country? Celebrity divorces? Politicians vilifying and dehumanizing one another over the relative merits of the federal budget?

When All-Stars Align: The Streak, .400 and the Home Run of '41

Devra Maza | Posted 05.29.2013 | Sports
Devra Maza

Over 70 years ago, Major League Baseball's All-Star Game saw one of the most electrifying home runs ever hit, during one of the most remarkable seasons ever played.

Baseball Dreams

Terence Clarke | Posted 02.29.2012 | Sports
Terence Clarke

I dreamed I saw Joe DiMaggio last night, alive as you and me.

Marilyn Monroe: Still Dead. Still Selling. How Come?

Tom Alderman | Posted 01.09.2012 | Books
Tom Alderman

Marilyn Monroe lives on as the last of an archetype we cling to from our innocent past but is now gone forever -- or until a future generation invents her again.

PHOTOS: Marilyn Monroe's Wedding Ring To Be Auctioned

Posted 11.30.2011 | Los Angeles

On December 15, Profiles In History begins the "Icons of Hollywood" auction -- an event that has Hollywood history-buffs and cinephiles across the wo...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 10.05.2011 | New York
Len Berman

The ballpark has become a menagerie. What with scoreboards making so much noise, and telling fans to get louder. So I have to applaud the Texas Rangers. They want to ban the wave.

Return To Return To Forever: Chatting With Chick Corea and Stanley Clarke, Plus John Common and Author Dr. Tony Youn

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.09.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Chick Corea's new album, Forever, is a two-disc set, with the first disc being acoustic, and the second disc with a full band and guests. For the first disc, I asked him if it was a return to Return To Forever.