Tag Archive for baseball

Why Joe DiMaggio Will Remain Immortal

By Michael P. Riccards The change of seasons, especially in the East, brings bucolic dreams of springtime and its sister, baseball. For many the game recaptures a pastoral past, the remembrance of childhood aimlessly spent, rather than the problems of…

Hot Stove Dinner Recalls A Different Era

MOUNTAINSIDE—With tales from his Little League youth—the long-standing rivalries between Peterstown and E’port, the mandatory Italian ice breaks—Ben Candelino had them laughing in the aisles. Candelino and his younger brother Anthony, two of the legends of Elizabeth baseball, were among…

Second Place Finish

Second Place Finish – Linden’s 13-14 year old team won second place in the Tri-County League, made up of teams from Union, Essex and Middlesex counties. Pictured from left to right are Coach E. Mack, Alex Ciprian, Coach Dwayne Crespo,…

Elizabeth HS Grad Signs With Red Sox

ELIZABETH – Elizabeth High School graduate Roberto Ramos signed a contract to play baseball in the Boston Red Sox organization last weekend. The shortstop will be assigned to the Gulf Coast (Fla.) Red Sox in the rookie level Gulf Coast…

Rahway PAL Baseball/Softball Celebrates Opening Day

RAHWAY—Rahway PAL launched the 2008 baseball and softball season last Friday night, marking the 150th anniversary of the City of Rahway and the PAL’s first ball games under the new lights at Madden Field. Hundreds of parents, players and coaches…

A Snapshot From The Past

  A Snapshot From The Past – While we were cleaning up around the News Record office, we discovered this photograph of the Rahway Citizens Youth Recreation Committee baseball team sponsored by the Rahway News Record in 1990. We were…