Harlemite “Columbia Lou” Gehrig At Columbia University

GehrigCUAs first baseman (1925–39) for the New York Yankees, Harlem born Lou Gehrig played in 2,130 consecutive league games (a record that would stand for more than fifty years), batted .361 in seven World Series, and broke many other major-league records. Continue Reading →

Maya Angelou Cancels Event Due To Health Problems

mayaangelouFew people have a public voice that resonates like that of Harlem resident Maya Angelou.  She has been loved for many decades, and when Father Time catches up with our heroes, we end up hurting. Continue Reading →

Satchel Paige, Harlem 1941

Here is a great photos of one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history Satchel Paige waiting for pool hall adversary, on a street in Harlem, New York (1941). Continue Reading →

Satchel Paige, Harlem, 1941

Here is a great photos of one of the greatest pitchers in baseball history Satchel Paige waiting for pool hall adversary, on a street in Harlem, New York (1941). Continue Reading →