Babe Ruth and Baseball in Atlantic Highlands

A shortened version of this will appear in the September issue of the Navesink Journal. Keep an eye out for it!  On October 26, 1926, an exhibition baseball game was held at a ballfield in Atlantic Highlands off of Valley Drive. The home team was the Highlanders. The opposition was a visiting team of major…

Site News: First Poll Results

In the beginning of December, I created the first poll for FNYTSF, wanting to know what readers thought was their favorite topic covered by this blog. Though I was expecting a landslide decision for hockey, and it was that way for a time being, history quickly caught up, although not enough to overtake it. I…

Carnac the Magnificent Talks Baseball!

Ladies and gentlemen, you have no idea how rare an interview with Carnac the Magnificent actually is. We have been waiting months for us to just get a touch of his greatness, and now the great sage, the great soothsayer is here with us to talk baseball. Today, he showed withus his majestic ways by…

Giants Need Veteran Bats to Step Up to Achieve Success

Since the departure of Barry Bonds two seasons ago, the San Francisco Giants have undergone a youth movement. From the completely revamped and most feared starting rotation in the major leagues, to the likes of Pablo Sandoval and  Eugenio Velez in the infield. The Giants will be expecting big numbers from Sandoval, dubbed the “Kung-Fu…

Welcome!

Welcome to my new blog that will be covering the New York Rangers and San Francisco Giants, as well as movies, books, history and current world events. This blog will be a work in progress and should be running smoothly in the next few weeks.