Learn About New York Native Lou Gehrig

Lou Gehrig in his first appearance with the New York Yankees

Henry Louis Gehrig, who played first base for the New York Yankees from 1923 to 1939, was an American professional baseball player. He was born Heinrich Ludwig Gehrig on June 19, 1903. Gehrig was known for both his power as a hitter and his tenacity, earning him the moniker the Iron Horse. … Read more

Learn the Interesting History of the New York Jets

The New York Jets are a popular professional American football team located in the New York metro area. The team is an active member of the Eastern Division of the American Football Conference in the National Football League. The Jets were established in 1959 – initially as the Titans of New York, … Read more

Learn About New York Native Eleanor Holm

Fitness, Race, Competition

Actress and Olympic gold medalist athlete. She competed for three different swimming teams for the United States at the Olympic Games, and she gained notoriety for having won the gold medal for one team while being barred from another. She was only thirteen years old when she won her first swimming competition … Read more

Learn the Interesting History of the New York Knicks

Logo of New York Knicks

The New York Knicks are a popular professional basketball team based in the borough of Manhattan in New York City. The team is an active member of the Atlantic Division of the Eastern Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Knicks are among the only two original NBA teams still located … Read more

Learn the Interesting History of the Brooklyn Nets

Brooklyn Nets Logo

The Brooklyn Nets are a professional basketball team in the NBA that was founded in 1967 as the New Jersey Americans. The team moved to Brooklyn in 2012 and changed its name to the Brooklyn Nets. The Nets have had a long and storied history, with many memorable moments. This article will … Read more

Learn About New York Native Jennifer Capriati

Hd Orange Wallpapers, Brazil

About Jennifer Capriati One of the best things about New York for tennis fans was that many of the players were from there. On March 29, 1976, Jennifer Maria Capriati was born in New York, New York. Denise, her mother, is a native of New York and a former flight attendant for … Read more

Learn About New York Native Julius Erving

Concert, Crowd, Stadium

Born on February 22, 1950, Julius Winfield Erving II is an American former professional basketball player better known by his stage name Dr. J. When the American Basketball Association (ABA) and the National Basketball Association (NBA) merged after the 1975–76 season, Erving was the most well-known player in the ABA and contributed … Read more

Learn More About Funny Cide, a New York Native

Animals Images & Pictures, Clothing, Apparel

American Thoroughbred Funny Cide is a champion racehorse who won the 2003 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. He is the first horse bred in New York to triumph in the Kentucky Derby. In retirement at the Kentucky Horse Park, Funny Cide continues to be a fan favorite. He was a wildly popular … Read more