Posts Tagged ‘Corey Kilgannon’

Forty Years, Same Corner | NY Times

Forty Years, Same Corner | NY Times

Character Study By COREY KILGANNON With a blast of her whistle, Estelle Davis raised a white-gloved hand and held back a column of oncoming cars bearing down on a group of schoolchildren ambling across the street. “Come on, baby,” she said, ushering a straggler through the rush-hour traffic. Ms. Davis has been a New York […]


The Dominican Diamond Expert | NY Times

The Dominican Diamond Expert | NY Times

By JONATHAN BLITZER SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Ever since Pedro Martinez entered the Baseball Hall of Fame in July, Emilio Cordova, the Dominican Republic’s most celebrated baseball historian, has been carrying copies of stat sheets with him all over town. On one side of the pages are Martinez’s career numbers; on the other are […]


Time Travel Tuesdays: Where the Boys of Winter Enchant Baseball Fans | NY Times

Time Travel Tuesdays: Where the Boys of Winter Enchant Baseball Fans | NY Times

By COREY KILGANNON Published: January 26, 2006 On Tuesday night, a group of young men in oversized winter coats crowded close to the windows of El Nuevo Caridad, a restaurant in Washington Heights. Inside, there was a baseball game on television and the customers were watching and cheering as if it were the World Series. […]


Bringing Golf to East Harlem’s Girls | NY Times

Bringing Golf to East Harlem's Girls | NY Times

By COREY KILGANNON It was on the first tee at the Mosholu Golf Course in the Bronx that Teddy Griffith introduced a group of teenage girls to golf. “The number one thing is, you watch where your ball goes,” he said teeing up a ball, which prompted Franceska Taveras, 17, to speak up. “Can I […]


Shunning Modernity, Except When the Game Is On | NY Times

Shunning Modernity, Except When the Game Is On | NY Times

By COREY KILGANNON With the college and professional football seasons in their final stretch, and with the New York Giants continuing their unexpected playoff run, football fever is running high in the city. Perhaps one of the most unusual, yet knowledgeable, of fans lives outdoors at the very tip of northern Manhattan and has become […]

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