Posts Tagged ‘Manny Ramirez’

Time Travel Tuesdays: BASEBALL; Neighborhood Hero Touches Every Base | NY Times

Time Travel Tuesdays: BASEBALL; Neighborhood Hero Touches Every Base | NY Times

By SARA RIMER Published: September 04, 1993 In Washington Heights this summer, the sweetest sentence in the Spanish language is this: “Mami, ya me subieron a las Grandes Ligas.” Mommy, they called me to the major leagues. That is what Manny Ramirez said when he telephoned his mother, Onelcida Ramirez, a factory worker, Wednesday night. […]


Inwood merchants struggle to rebound after devastating fire guts their W. 207th St. businesses| NY Daily News

Inwood merchants struggle to rebound after devastating fire guts their W. 207th St. businesses| NY Daily News

By Heidi Evans Manny Ramirez is back where he belongs – behind the counter in his white coat. The beloved pharmacist and owner of Dichter Pharmacy in Inwood lost everything in the January 3 fire that gutted a busy W. 207th St. strip, but thanks to his uptown neighbors, he was able to reopen Monday. […]


Manny Ramirez, the High School Legend | NY Times

Manny Ramirez, the High School Legend | NY Times

By SARA RIMER Published: April 25, 2011 Hero. Cheat. Prodigy. Ingrate. Free spirit. Knucklehead. Hall of Famer. Pariah. Enigma. Manny Ramirez, one of the great right-handed hitters of his generation, who retired from baseball this month after once again testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs, was many things to many people — fans and family and […]


HAVE CLIPPERS – WILL TRAVEL

BY Led Black USA Today recently ran an interesting profile on Washington Heights native Angel Lucas Peña who has managed to become the unofficial barber of Major League Baseball.  “In the last few months, he has cut the hair of a wide array of baseball luminaries. From players such as Ryan Braun, Miguel Cabrera, Prince […]


THE LUCKIEST MAN ON THE FACE OF THE EARTH WENT TO SCHOOL UPTOWN

THE LUCKIEST MAN ON THE FACE OF THE EARTH WENT TO SCHOOL UPTOWN

So if you went to IS 132 (Juan Pablo Duarte), at Wadsworth Ave. and 183rd Street, then you ran the same hallways that Legendary Yankee Man, Lou Gehrig, did, back in the early 1900’s.  That’s right…”The Iron Horse” spend his formative years Uptown, right up in “the Heights”. He attended IS 132 when it was […]

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