BrooklynFans Of Books: “Brothers In Arms” On Dodgers’ Remarkable History On The Mound

Brothers In Arms: Koufax, Kershaw, and the Dodgers’ Extraordinary Pitching Tradition

By Jon Weisman

Triumph Books, 384 pages, $19.95

The Dodgers, from when they played in Ebbets Field in Brooklyn to their 60 years in Los Angeles, have one of the best traditions in baseball, and all of sports.

The blue and white have been at the forefront of the game for generations, spanning the history books, the country and the gap between a mere sports team and a cultural icon.

The true impact of the Dodgers, is seen in how they have mastered a 60’6” stretch of the diamond, from the pitcher’s mound to home plate.

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St. John’s To Face Cal In Legends Classic

(St. John’s point guard Shamorie Ponds – @StJohnsBball)

The complete schedule for the 2018 Legends Classic at Barclays Center was officially released on Tuesday, and it features a semifinal matchup between St. John’s and Cal on Monday, November 19.

Temple and VCU will square off on the opposite side of the bracket and the winners will meet the following night in Brooklyn in the title contest of the 12th annual event. A consolation game will precede the championship tilt.

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St. John’s Hosts Successful Carnesecca & Mullin Golf Classic

(From right, Chris Mullin, Lou Carnesecca, and honoree Brian J. Baker – @StJohnsBball)

Current team members, alumni, and supporters of the St. John’s men’s basketball program gathered on Thursday, June 14 for the annual Lou Carnesecca & Chris Mullin Golf Classic, held at North Hempstead Country Club and the Village Club of Sands Point.

The annual event, which celebrates the proud history and bright future of the program, serves as one of the primary fundraisers for the St. John’s men’s basketball team.

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Red Bull Arena To Host Colombian Clubs For Friendly July 17th

(Red Bull Arena – Photo by Jason Schott)

Red Bull Arena will host a club friendly between Colombian sides Atletico Nacional and America de Cali on Tuesday, July 17at 8 p.m.

Tickets for the match go on sale Tuesday, June 19, with an exclusive pre-sale window for New York Red Bulls Red Members at 10 a.m. Tickets will be available to the general public beginning Wednesday, June 20 at 10 a.m.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: “Guilt” By Amanda Robson

Guilt

By Amanda Robson

Avon, available Tuesday, June 19

Amanda Robson’s debut psychological thriller, Obsession, was a success in the United Kingdom, reaching the top spot on the iBooks bestsellers list. It received critical praise for its taut suspense and its unwavering unwavering examination of the nature of marriage, passion, and jealousy.

Robson returns with her second book, Guilt, which is a dark and twisty novel about two sisters whose lives are irrevocably unraveled when they become involved with a charming sociopath.

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Catching Up With Lousiana Lightning

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Yankees legend Ron Guidry was at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night to throw out the first pitch on his bobblehead night.

This also was a celebration of the 40th anniversary of when he struck out 18 California Angels on June 17, 1978.

Guidry spoke to the media afterwards and talked about the current Yankees team, what made his championship teams special and The Boss, George Steinbrenner.

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