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Bigger than The Babe

December 22, 2009 by  
Filed under Ghosts, Secrets of NYC, Stories, Yankees

(Babe Ruth at bat) We were parked on River Avenue in the shadow of the new Yankee Stadium. Scrappy D had his hind legs on my thigh, and his snout was against the window. I ran my fingers up and down his back. Sitting next to me, my lady friend(LF) hoped her sister wouldn’t be […]

Mullaly Skate Park in the Bronx

December 14, 2009 by  
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(Photos by Bald Punk) This park is right next d0or to the new Yankee Stadium. I wanted to post it because it’s mentioned it in the previous post. See links at the bottom of the page. I also included some photos of the surrounding buildings. I was never much into skateboarding. My favorite sport as a youngin’ was […]

“It’s always Ruth!”

December 13, 2009 by  
Filed under Secrets of NYC, Stories, Yankees

(Photos by Bald Punk – Yankee Stadium) From the peak of the large hill on Morningside Drive in upper Manhattan, I had heard what sounded like a bat hitting a ball and the roar of a crowd. All I knew was that it was coming from far off . . . Twenty minutes later we […]

Daydreaming on Morningside Drive

December 8, 2009 by  
Filed under Secrets of NYC, Stories, Video, Yankees

(Photos by Bald Punk – Morningside Drive and Park, Manhattan) The other day I was walking Scrappy Doodles on Morningside Drive, daydreaming that I was a musical prodigy. I saw myself onstage at the Central Park bandshell. My bulky frame was hunched over a miniature piano. I played the “Linus and Lucy theme” from Charlie Brown. My thin fingers glided effortlessly […]

Various NYC Photos

December 1, 2009 by  
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(Photos by Bald Punk, Manhattan Municipal Building, Civic Fame statue) Lately, I’ve posted a lot photos from the beach and inlet section of Queens. I need more inland photos from that borough, and also want to take more of the Bronx. I also hope Santa brings me a new camera.   Here are my STORIES and PHOTOS

Yankee Stadium

September 17, 2009 by  
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(Photos by Bald Punk) Yankee Stadium is amazing. My only compliant concerning the design was that my seat was too small. I had no place to put my arms. We sat in the upper deck, behind the right field foul pole. Calvin Klein must have designed our chairs. I took a picture– Here are more Yankee Stadium photos […]

The Stadium

September 16, 2009 by  
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(Photos by Bald Punk – click twice to full enlarge) I went to Yankee Stadium for the first time yesterday. I expected to be impressed though also a little disappointed. There was no way it could be as fantastic as I had heard. — “Yankee Stadium is spectacular,” I must have said to twenty diffenet people today. […]