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Did Racism Prevent Babe Ruth from Becoming a Major League Manager?

April 8, 2018

BRONX, NY – As baseball approaches the April 15 anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s breaking the color barrier, a new book, BABE RUTH - A Superstar’s Legacy by Jerry Amernic, makes the case that The Bambino never got the coveted opportunity to become a big-league manager for fear that he might push for integration.

Babe Ruth’s grandson, Tom Stevens, wrote the Foreword ...

Bill to Prohibit Children Under 12 From Tackle Football Advances in State Assembly

TRENTON, NJ -   A proposed bill which would prohibit children under the age of 12 from participating in tackle football is beginning the path through the New Jersey Legislature.  The Bill  (A-3760) is similar, but not identical, to bills proposed in New York, Maryland, Illinois and California, according to its sponsor, Valerie Vainieri-Huttle (D-37)

Vainieri-Huttle is the ...

Local Fishing Areas to be Stocked for April Season Opening

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife, have announced they will be stocking Union County’s parks and waterways for the opening day of trout season, scheduled for Saturday, April 7 at 8 a.m.

Union County rivers and lakes are scheduled to be stocked with 23,950 rainbow trout this spring. The trout are among approximately 570,000 rainbow trout raised this season at ...

Sparky Lyle Honored at Pro-Celebrity Golf Tournament May 7

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Somerset Patriots Manager Emeritus and Cy Young Award recipient Sparky Lyle will be the honoree at the 28th Annual Somerset County Park Foundation Raymond L. Hughes Memorial Pro-Celebrity Golf Tournament.

Lyle will join local golfers and more than 50 athletes from Major League Baseball, the National Football League, the National Hockey League, professional boxers, and ...

Travels Spotlight - Neshanic Valley Golf Course to Host 28th Annual Somerset County Park Foundation Raymond L. Hughes Memorial Pro-Celebrity Golf Tournament

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Somerset Patriots Manager Emeritus and Cy Young Award recipient Sparky Lyle will be the honoree at the 28th Annual Somerset County Park Foundation Raymond L. Hughes Memorial Pro-Celebrity Golf Tournament.

Lyle will join local golfers and more than 50 athletes from Major League Baseball, the National Football League, the National Hockey League, professional boxers, and ...

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